What's up, Sher gang?
Hope you had a great weekend. Feels great that we made it to the 12th edition of my Prem Patras. Here's your fortnightly dose of curiosity!
Reply to this mail and share what you are reading/watching/listening to this week — I will share some in our next edition.
Archives of Pravachan: Secrets of Evolutionary Psychology
Evolutionary psychology is weird. It’s funny how the most instinctive behaviors and features are a result of a complex chain of events happening for hundreds of thousands of years.
From the color of your eyes to men’s attraction toward big bosoms, everything has an evolutionary story.
You’d be surprised how many historical wonders you are carrying within your psyche!
In my year-old conversation with Sid Warrier, we share many of these wonderful stories.
Iron Mike: Brutal Knockouts Against Beasts
Finished his first year of professional boxing with a record of 15-0, all by knockout. Is the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history at the age of 20 years and four months.
When Myke Tyson entered the ring, he was a force to reckon with. His rage was clearly visible in the ruthlessness and speed of his punches.
Here are the 15 best jaw-breaking, rib-crushing knockouts from his legendary career.
12 Labors of Hercules
This is the story of a brave man who once killed a lion with impenetrable skin. This man is the legendary Greek hero Hercules. As a kid, he once killed two magic snakes in his cradle.
This is the story of Hercules when he commits a grave mistake out of rage and remarks on a journey to repent them.
Content I Shared This Week
Conversation with a Frontline Warrior of World War 3
A veteran of the US Marine Corps — Brian Altamirano is a great friend of mine.
He recently made the decision to join the Ukrainian rebels in their struggle for freedom from Russia. This is a first-person account of the combat on the front lines in Ukraine.
Don’t Shut Up Archives
Here is a foolproof method to make boring parties fun, even if they are total strangers!
I'm starting a new series called Don't Shut Up Archives — to share with you my personal strategies for dealing with conversations, from getting a yes from others to saying no.
Psychology of Cancel Culture
Cancel culture limits critical thinking and confidence, you should always be on the lookout for it and avoid it.
Being a part of a cancel culture is a symptom of surrendering your thinking to that of the group. They create socially imposed blinders to restrict your thinking.