Don't Look Up Pt. 1: How to Stay Intact in the Face of Existential Threat

It's so easy to compartmentalize ourselves into a work self vs a personal self. Psychology shows that if we aren't careful we can end up flipping a switch in our brains, putting up a different persona depending on the situation. In Don't Look Up, Dr. Mindy models integrity initially but then creates a fake self as he gains prominence and popularity. By finding the right "zoom level" for each situation and bringing it into focus, we can form a consistent model for our lives and avert compromise.

It's so easy to compartmentalize ourselves into a work self vs a personal self.  Psychology shows that if we aren't careful we can end up flipping a switch in our brains, putting up a different persona depending on the situation.  In Don't Look Up, Dr. Mindy models integrity initially but then creates a fake self as he gains prominence and popularity.  By finding the right "zoom level" for each situation and bringing it into focus, we can form a consistent model for our lives and avert compromise. 
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