Awe
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Jason Silva: Shots of Awe
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Awesome. It’s a word everyone uses and a few think about the original and intended meaning of it. Your instagram of breakfast is not awesome. It must inspire true awe. Psychologist Nicholas Humphrey believes that people’s ability to awe was biologically selected for by evolution because it gives our lives a sense of cosmic significance that has resulted in a species that works harder not just to survive but to flourish and thrive.