May 11, 2022 • 39M

Have You Experienced the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)?

The Council of Elders tackles this and other related ethical and philosophical dilemmas.

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Don Akchin
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Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) seems to be widespread in our culture, aided and abetted by social media. In a wide-ranging discussion, the Council of Elders explores how to best define FOMO. Along the way, the Council also weighs in on:

  • FOBO (Fear of a Better Option)

  • Enneagrams (kindergarten level)

  • Priya Parker, Richard Rohr, and Martin Buber, together for the first time

  • Curiosity and exploration

  • Anomie

  • The 1964 World’s Fair

Enjoy this stimulating 39-minute romp through philosophy, popular culture, and topics that defy categorization!

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