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Edward Slingerland is Distinguished University Scholar and Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia, where he also holds appointments in the Departments of Psychology and Asian Studies. Educated at Princeton, Stanford and UC Berkeley, he has taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder, the University of Southern California and the University of British Columbia. Dr. Slingerland is an expert on early Chinese thought, comparative religion and cognitive science of religion, big data approaches to cultural analysis, cognitive linguistics, digital humanities and humanities-science integration. Edward Slingerland is the author of the recent book Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way To Civilization. He also penned a book called Trying Not To Try: The Art of Science and Spontaneity. Today, we are discussing the ideas, messages, and philosophies found in his book Drunk, and how they can benefit the restaurant industry.

Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite successes quote or mantra:

  • "Effortless action."

In this episode with Edward Slingerland we will discuss:

  • Alcohol Education
  • Alcohol myths and misconceptions
  • Alcohol benefits
  • A new possible hypothesis for how humans discovered alcohol
  • How different cultures drink
  • The affect of alcohol on underdeveloped brains (teenagers)

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