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Summary of "Origin Story" by David Christian | Free Audiobook

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A Big History of Everything. Throughout history, historians have studied to make sense of the world. Most historians, however, typically focus on a small sliver of time, highlighting specific dates, individuals, and events. But what might it look like to study the entire history of the universe? What if we looked at everything from the big bang to our future? What might it be like if we could look at the full span of our history? Well, perhaps our entire perception of our existence would change. Author David Christian sets out to answer the questions surrounding the universes’ entire 13.8 billion years, focusing on defining events, major trends, and questions about our origins. Additionally, Christian discusses the maps of the universe and the hidden threads that tie everything together. As you read, you’ll learn how the birth and death of stars influenced our existence, how humans became more social beings, and why our human-dominated world has led to some serious threats to our planet. Do you want more free book summaries like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. DISCLAIMER: This book summary is meant as a preview and not a replacement for the original book. If you like this summary please consider purchasing the original book to get the full experience as the original author intended to. If you are the original author of any book on QuickRead and would like us to remove it, please contact us at hello@quickread.com


7 Apr 2021

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97 - w/ David Christian of SQUAREWAV PRODUCTIONS (03/28/2021)


Flooding airwaves with square waves when we pick the electronic brain of multi-faceted modulating mogul, DAVID CHRISTIAN (SquareWāv, Damascus Knives, Body Divide)!

1hr 16mins

29 Mar 2021

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Membangun Dasar Pujian dan Penyembahan yang Benar - Bp.Elman David Christian Sihombing

Kotbah GPGH

#rekamankotbah #gpghwonosobo  Pujian dan penyembahan adalah salah satu sendi penting kehidupan umat Kristen. Bagaimana dasar membangun pujian dan penyembahan dalam kehidupan pribadi? Mengapa kita perlu memuji dan menyembah Tuhan dengan benar? Mari kita dengarkan bersama.


31 Jan 2021

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#80 David Christian: How Big History Helps Us Understand Our Long Now

The Rhys Show

David Christian is a historian who has helped found the field of Big History. He has written multiple books on the subject, including my favorite, Origin Story. With Bill Gates, he is co-founder of the Big History Project, which has built free on-line high-school courses in big history.https://www.bighistoryproject.com/ https://bighistory.org/ https://rhyslindmark.substack.com/ https://patreon.com/rhyslindmark

1hr 2mins

26 Jan 2021

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Bersyukur dan Mempersiapkan Diri Menyambut Kedatangan-Nya - Bp.Elman David Christian Sihombing

Kotbah GPGH

#kebaktiantutuptahun #gpghwonosobo  Renungan yang disadur dari kotbah Bp.Elman David Christian Sihombing, saat kebaktian tutup tahun, 31 Desember 2020, di GPGH Wonosobo.


8 Jan 2021

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Understanding the past is crucial for shaping the future - a conversation with Big History professor David Christian

Nexxworks Innovation Talks

Big History professor and 'Origin Story' author David Christian was interviewed by #nexxworks Content Director Laurence Van Elegem about the need for a shared origin story and long term perspective, evolution, life, complexity, fragility, purposeful innovation, information, interdisciplinarity and many more subjects. Go to https://nexxworks.com/blog for more insights and inspiration about innovation!


13 Jul 2020

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Crushing Snakes (David Christian)

Southside Christian Fellowship Sunday Sermons

At Southside Christian Fellowship Church, we believe as many of you do, that our children are the future. So, every 5th Sunday is youth-led Sunday from the worship to the offering to everything in between including the preaching you’ll see our youth involved. Today’s message is in fact brought by 16-year old David Christian a member of Southside’s youth group. His message today is on Crushing Snakes. In it, he outlines what spiritual snakes look like and how we can deal with them whenever they appear. (#053120)For more information about Southside Christian Fellowship Church in McDonough, GA please visit our website at www.southsidechristianfellowship.net You can also check us out on social media using @scfellowshipchu and @scfellowshipchurch. For questions, prayer requests or to submit feedback, please call 770-957-5909 or e-mail us at scfellowshipchurch@gmail.com


3 Jun 2020

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312: David Christian on A Big History of Everything

The One You Feed

David Christian is a Distinguished Professor of History at Macquarie University and director of the school’s Big History Institute, which he founded with Bill Gates. David has delivered keynotes at conferences around the world including the Davos World Economic Forum and his TedTalk has been viewed more than 7 million times. He’s the author of numerous books and articles including the book we discuss in this episode, Origin Story: A Big History of Everything. This episode is truly awe-inspiring, fascinating and mind-blowing.Need help with completing your goals in 2019? The One You Feed Transformation Program can help you accomplish your goals this year.But wait – there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you!In This Interview, David Christian and I Discuss A Big History of Everything and…His book, Origin Story: A Big History of EverythingLooking for the balance in dualitiesWhat an origin story means to him as well as the guidance it offersHow modern society has lost touch with origin storiesLinking knowledge together as well as telling an ancient origin story using modern scienceKnowing who you are, where you are and what challenges you faceHaving a deep sense of awe for how things are as well as The story line of increasing complexityWhat we know & don’t know about The Big BangPure potentiality becoming energy and matterEverything that has ever been came from something that started 13.8 billion years ago, and was a million times smaller than the period at the end of a sentence.Emergence of stars, planets, and life happenedCells acting with purpose and preference and how collaboration and specialization is inherent.The origin of life and the appearance of humans, as well as the unique contribution that human beings that make the emergence of our species are all transformative events on the planet Earth.The impact of our utilization of fossil fuelsDavid Christian Links:www.mq.edu.au/bighistoryTwitterTed TalkFeals: Premium CBD delivered to your doorstep to help you manage stress, anxiety, pain, and sleeplessness. Feals CBD is food-grade and every batch is tested so you know you are getting truly premium grade product. Get 50% off your first order with free shipping by becoming a member at www.feals.com/wolf Calm App: The #1 rated app for meditation. They have meditations, sleep stories, soothing music, and Calm masterclasses with may One You Feed Guests. Get 40% off a Calm Premium Subscription (a limited time offer!) by going to www.calm.com/wolf Phlur: Get a luxurious scent made with transparent, clean ingredients. Eric created his own sampler set that you can try! Get this curated sampler set or create your own. Get 20% off your first Phlur sampler set at www.phlur.com/wolf


24 Dec 2019

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#76 David Christian: Big History, and the Unity of Knowledge

The Dissenter

------------------Support the channel------------ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thedissenter PayPal: paypal.me/thedissenter ------------------Follow me on--------------------- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedissenteryt/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDissenterYT Dr. David Christian is Professor at the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University. He is notable for teaching and promoting the discipline of Big History. He is credited with coining the term Big History and he serves as president of the International Big History Association. He’s the author of several books, including Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History, and the recently published Origin Story: A Big History of Everything.  In this episode, we focus on Big History. Topics include: the methodological differences between Big History and traditional History; new views on the human condition and the meaning of life; the impact agriculture had on human life; how to look at progress; predictions about the future; and how Big History can contribute to establish a common ground for the sciences and the humanities. Time Links: 00:46 What is Big History? 03:17 The methodological differences between Big History and traditional History  05:37 The place of humans in the Universe 09:35 Human existence and the meaning of life 13:44 Can History become scientific?   16:51 The place for evolutionary psychology in Big History    27:38 The advent of agriculture, and its impact 33:18 If we lead ourselves to extinction, is this progress? 36:46 It’s much easier to predict cosmological rather than human events 39:55 What common threads can we use to connect all the sciences? 45:04 Can Big History help to establish bridges between the sciences? 48:14 How to reconcile the sciences and the humanities? 51:57 The problem with the lack of paradigms in the humanities 55:14 Follow Dr. Christian’s work -- Follow Dr. Christian’s work: Big History Project: https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home Big History Institute: https://www.mq.edu.au/bighistory Big History on The Great Courses: https://tinyurl.com/y8lq5e2v Books: https://tinyurl.com/ycwvqwqc Twitter handle: @davidgchristian -- A HUGE THANK YOU TO MY PATRONS: KARIN LIETZCKE, ANN BLANCHETTE, JUNOS, SCIMED, PER HELGE HAAKSTD LARSEN, LAU GUERREIRO, RUI BELEZA, MIGUEL ESTRADA, ANTÓNIO CUNHA, CHANTEL GELINAS, JIM FRANK, JERRY MULLER, FRANCIS FORD, AND HANS FREDRIK SUNDE! I also leave you with the link to a recent montage video I did with the interviews I have released until the end of June 2018: https://youtu.be/efdb18WdZUo And check out my playlists on: PSYCHOLOGY: https://tinyurl.com/ybalf8km PHILOSOPHY: https://tinyurl.com/yb6a7d3p ANTHROPOLOGY: https://tinyurl.com/y8b42r7g


17 May 2019

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Interview with David Christian, Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

Uncommon Sense – Triple R FM

Historian Professor David Christian discusses a shared, secular origin story for humanity in his new book, 'Origin Story: A Big History of Everything'. Broadcast on 19 June, 2018.

1hr 8mins

19 Jun 2018