The speaker begins with a brief apology for the poor lighting and their appearance, mentioning that they are only halfway through their first coffee. They express uncertainty about the viewership and the functionality of the chat on their live stream. The speaker informs the audience that chat is no longer available on Periscope, which they view as a positive change due to negative experiences in the past. They continue to talk about their morning routine and lack of sleep, sharing that they feel the urge to discuss a certain topic. Despite the low viewership, the speaker appreciates the quieter atmosphere. They mention their habit of reading diverse perspectives, emphasizing the challenge of seeking truth and avoiding confirmation bias. The speaker then delves into a discussion about psychology, highlighting the impact of heuristics and schemas on human behavior. They express gratitude for their psychologicial knowledge, stating that it has increased their empathy and understanding of others. The speaker links this to their upcoming exploration of humor and how it relates to societal programming and the tendency to blame the individual. They assert the importance of broadening perspectives to challenge biases and reduce mental load.