Wiser Than Yesterday

By Sam Harris & Nicolas Vereecke

In-depth breakdowns of some of the worlds most thought-provoking and inspiring books. Our hosts, Nicolas Vereecke and Sam Harris digest non-fiction books from all centuries and genres. This podcast is here to help listeners become smarter. To learn about ideas they haven't heard of or to gain more perspectives on the books and ideas they are familiar with. We dive into topics such as philosophy, business, feminism, psychology, politics, economics and who knows what else. Our goal is to simply explore the best ideas and learn new things. You're most welcome to join us for the ride.

  1. 1.
    Body: Burn by Herman Pontzer
    32:27
  2. 2.
    Body: Gut by Giulia Enders
    29:59
  3. 3.
    Body: Lifespan by Dr. Savid Sinclair
    44:14
  4. 4.
    Body: Breath
    37:49
  5. 5.
    Body: Why we sleep
    32:05
  6. 6.
    Body: If Our Bodies Could Talk
    37:50
  7. 7.
    Business Recap
    36:52
  8. 8.
    Business: Good Strategy, Bad Strategy - Richard Rumelt
    42:29
  1. 9.
    Business: Venture Deals - Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson
    38:05
  2. 10.
    Business: Hooked - Nir Eyal
    37:47
  3. 11.
    Business: Obviously Awesome - April Dunford
    30:04
  4. 12.
    Business: The High Growth Handbook
    32:42
  5. 13.
    Business: The Messy Middle - Scott Belsky
    32:55
  6. 14.
    Business: The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz
    27:20
  7. 15.
    Business: The Lean Startup - Eric Ries
    33:45
  8. 16.
    Business: Shoe Dog - Phil Knight - The story of Nike
    31:01
  9. 17.
    The best books of 2020
    35:15
  10. 18.
    Meditations - Marcus Aurelius
    38:59
  11. 19.
    Seneca - On the Shortness of Life
    28:44
  12. 20.
    The Republic - Plato
    23:03
  13. 21.
    Epicurus
    21:22
  14. 22.
    Enchiridion by Epictetus
    25:30
  15. 23.
    The Confessions by Saint Augustine of Hippo
    22:56
  16. 24.
    The final days of Socrates - Plato
    34:39
  17. 25.
    Season Recap: Racism and Inequality
    48:08
  18. 26.
    Nonviolent Communication - Marshall Rosenberg
    29:38
  19. 27.
    Discrimination and Disparities - Thomas Sowell
    33:46
  20. 28.
    How to be an antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi
    37:08
  21. 29.
    White fragility - Robin DiAngelo
    44:07
  22. 30.
    Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race - Rene Eddo-Lodge
    37:36
  23. 31.
    Hope in the Dark - Rebecca Solnit
    36:32
  24. 32.
    12. Skin in the Game - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    36:10
  25. 33.
    11. Antifragile - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    57:41
  26. 34.
    10. The Bed of Procrustes - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    36:32
  27. 35.
    9. The Black Swan - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    40:04
  28. 36.
    8. Fooled By Randomness - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    33:25
  29. 37.
    7. Do You Talk Funny? - David Nihil
    28:30
  30. 38.
    6. Finite and Infinite Games - James P. Carse
    29:35
  31. 39.
    5. Invisible Women - Caroline Criado Perez
    30:49
  32. 40.
    4. The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists - Niel Strauss
    24:59
  33. 41.
    3. Why Buddhism is True - Robert Wright
    38:12
  34. 42.
    2. The Elephant in the Brain - Kevin Simler & Robin Hanson
    40:59
  35. 43.
    1. Introduction - The Big Plan
    18:53

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