564: A.J. Jacobs | It’s All Relative


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A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) is a New York Times best-selling author who went on a quest to help build the biggest family tree in history, as detailed in his latest book It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree.

What We Discuss with A.J. Jacobs:

  • What did A.J. Jacobs learn by following every rule of the Bible literally for one year?
  • How much do you really know about your heritage?
  • See how relating to one another on a family tree of millions is a step toward overcoming the ills of modern tribalism and race relations.
  • Why acknowledging the bad as well as the good revealed by digging into family history is important.
  • The disciplined daydreaming of A.J.’s brainstorming sessions and how we can cultivate our own big-picture thinking.
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/564

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