Leonardo da Vinci, types of thoughts in a day and Disney’s version of fairy tales

Nov 08, 2018, 06:00 AM

In episode 23, we talk about being a polymath and the Renaissance, the number and types of thoughts we have in a day and how growing up with Disney princesses effects our views on relationships and stereotypes. Our three figures are Leonardo da Vinci, that we have 50,000-70,000 thoughts in a day and the 11 Disney princesses. 

Where Shall We Begin, presented by Ester Parell

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/where-should-we-begin-with-esther-perel/id1237931798?mt=2

Couples Therapy, presented by Casey Neistat and Candice Pool

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/couples-therapy-with-candice-and-casey/id1380252026?mt=2

Talking Tastebuds, presented by Venetia Falconer

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/talking-tastebuds/id1287395967?mt=2

Ways to Change the World, presented by Krishnan Guru Murthy

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ways-to-change-the-world-with-krishnan-guru-murthy/id1359195562?mt=2

Borderline Personality Disorder: One writer reports on his best friend’s experience, Mark Smith

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/borderline-personality-disorder-one-writer-reports-best-friends-experience-39kgfsk09

Lyra by Anna McGrane (2018)

https://www.annamcgrane.co.uk/films#e-1

Bulldog Bamboo Razor

https://www.bulldogskincare.com/shop/original-bamboo-razor/

Stacey Dooley Investigates, Fashion’s Dirty Secrets

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bn6034

Figure 1: Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci, Walter Isaacson (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Leonardo-Vinci-Walter-Isaacson/dp/1501139150

The Multi-Hyphen Method, Emma Gannon (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Multi-Hyphen-Method-Sunday-business-bestseller/dp/1473680107/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1541547688&sr=8-1&keywords=the+multi+hyphen+method

The Lives of the Artists, Giorgio Vasari (1550)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lives-Artists-Oxford-Worlds-Classics/dp/0199537194/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1541547943&sr=1-1&keywords=the+lives+of+the+artists+vasari

Math and the Mona Lisa, Bulent Ataley (2014)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Math-Mona-Lisa-Bulent-Atalay/dp/1588344932/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1541547982&sr=1-1&keywords=Math+and+the+mona+lisa

Learning from Leonardo, Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius, Fritjof Capra (2013)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Learning-Leonardo-Decoding-Notebooks-Genius/dp/1609949897/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1541548027&sr=1-1&keywords=fritjof+capra+leonardo

Figure 2: We have between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts every day

The 70,000 thoughts a day myth

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2012/05/09/the-70000-thoughts-per-day-myth/

Figure 3: 11 Disney Princesses

Keira Knightley and Kristen Bell voice concerns over Disney princess messaging

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/keira-knightley-and-kristen-bell-voice-concerns-over-disney-princess-messaging-37433056.html

How Disney changed the princess story for success in the modern age

https://penguinate.com/how-disney-changed-the-princess-story-for-success-in-the-modern-age.html

The Divine Feminine, Anne Baring and Andrew Harvey (1996)

https://www.annebaring.com/anbar06_div-fem.htm

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink (and other lies), curated by Scarlett Curtis (2018)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/309/309386/feminists-don-t-wear-pink--and-other-lies-/9780241357187.html

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