How to Be Human and Our 9 Core Needs with Ry Edwards – SASM 129

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You're about to Learn ...

  • The nine core human needs that govern everything in life.
  • Simple questions that will help you understand why you do what you do.
  • Why love is helping others meet their core human needs.
  • How drama club saved Ry from a ton of drama outside of the club.
  • Why our cultural needs like money, fashion, or travel get conflated with our human needs.
  • How to make your rituals and routines serve your core needs.
  • What happens when you ask a stranger to borrow their smartphone.
  • Why Ry watched a three-hour movie while breathing through a straw.

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Timestamps and Topics

  • [06:06] Ry's seeds of awesomeness
  • [10:51] The power of music and the story behind Ry's childhood guitar
  • [15:40] How to be human through faith, love, and joy
  • [19:58] Some fundamentals of what makes us human
  • [27:36] Describing and explaining our nine core human needs
  • [48:01] Cultural needs vs. human needs
  • [54:11] Why Ry loves love so much

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