EpiDose 407- Routine vs Novelty

How much novelty do you need?

Geoff is good with his Groundhog Day life.

Ben ingests nuanced nuggets of novelty each day.

Max courts chaos through music.

Also – the cognitive impact of choice.


Topic – Why are we so comfortable with our extremely paradoxical nature in which we’re obsessed with both familiarity/comfort and novelty/excitement? (Nationalism, us/them, habit/routine vs. fetishizing the exotic, being bored in our jobs/relationships, wanting the new) 

From – Blox