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Hi, I'm Dustin. I talk to friends about living and failing well. I hope being me invites you to be you.

Hi, I'm Dustin. I talk to friends about living and failing well. I hope being me invites you to be you.
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United States

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Hi, I'm Dustin. I talk to friends about living and failing well. I hope being me invites you to be you.

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@dstnjng

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English

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Episodes

function of freedom

3/15/2019
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Hey everyone! I'm uploading this episode at a McDonald's in Pennsylvania during our walk across America. This episode won't be about that though, as we recorded this about a month ago, and I'm still catching up on edits...But it's a goodie, and we're happy to share it with you. Hopefully I'll be able to catch up soon to share our lives while walking. In the meantime, you can follow our journey in real time through instagram: @dustinjang @phill_kekoa

Duration:00:21:36

attention

2/27/2019
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41 - attention Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. On this episode, Phill and I talk about making decisions between the head and the heart, dating preferences, and the economics of attention. This might be one of our favorite episode to date! BETA MENTIONED Books Zorba the Greek by Nikos KazantzakisVideos Kyle Maynard climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro without arms and legs.Watch this if you need to gather courage to ask them out.TOPOUT RECORD So far our failures have...

Duration:00:54:34

Pain is a compass, not a boundary.

2/19/2019
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40 - Pain is a compass, not a boundary. Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Thanks for hanging with us through a little hiatus! Phill and I have been recording every week, but we’re still catching up on the edits. We’ve got some good ones coming up in these next few weeks as we gear up for the walk across America. On this episode, Phill and I talk about how discomfort and pain can inform our lives without letting the emotions control us, the enneagram, and how the...

Duration:00:34:06

No theory of life could replace life itself.

1/11/2019
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39 - No theory of life could replace life itself. Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. We talk about how we’re mentally preparing ourselves before our walk across America, how the depth of life can’t be replaced by watching others living it, and why it’s important to be a meaningful specific rather than a wandering...

Duration:00:29:49

There’s a difference between having conflict and resolving conflict.

1/6/2019
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38 - There’s a difference between having conflict and resolving conflict. Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. Our friend Jake joins us this week as we talk about his insecurity for his age, the skill of having hard conversations, and the importance of resolving conflict vs. having conflict. BETA MENTIONED Video Mom’s...

Duration:00:41:23

Would you want someone to treat your child the way you treat yourself?

12/31/2018
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37 - Would you want someone to treat your child the way you treat yourself? Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. This week, Phill and I talk about the importance of being obvious with love. How we must not leave love as feeling but with proof. BETA MENTIONED Articles Gambler’s RuinBooks Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday,...

Distraction is the fear of facing yourself.

12/21/2018
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36 - Distraction is the fear of facing yourself. Life is a series of problems. Every action of it can either be a solution to or a distraction away from those problems. Will you engage with a depth of life or entertain yourself away from it? Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. This week Phill and I question whether sexual...

Duration:00:33:05

Your kids'll forget your words but not how you are.

12/14/2018
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35 - Your kids'll forget your words but not how you are. Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. Today we talk about the nuance of sexual consent, billionaire Warren Buffet's method of prioritizing time and decisions, and how I felt like a distracted, lazy bag of poop. Yeah, it's a really mixed conversation. But we had fun and...

Duration:00:31:27

Blame gives your heart permission to rot.

12/7/2018
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34 - Blame gives your heart permission to rot. Welcome to STONECOLDJACKSON, a show about becoming better. Every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. Today we talk about Phill’s uncle dying, what it means to be capable of love, and why blame and anger are burdens we place on ourselves. QUOTES: “At the moment in which you are able to do something, it will seem easy—but until then, surely...

Duration:00:35:52

Teaching is not cutting down forests but irrigating deserts.

11/28/2018
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33 - Teaching Is Not Cutting Down Forests But Irrigating Deserts. Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then we bet on being better. This week, Phill and I talk about scheduling deep work, how we struggle with advice, and why “and” is one of the more useful conjunctions. QUOTES: “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” - C.S....

Duration:00:24:50

Crux Beta Topout (Keep Showing Up)

11/19/2018
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32 - Crux Beta Topout (Keep Showing Up) Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then bet on how to be better. If this is your first episode listening, I’d suggest listening to one of our other episodes! A couple of my favorite episodes are Crux Beta Topout (Don’t See the Acorn Doctor) and Josh Todd Pt. 1 (Why Hustle Doesn’t Always Work). This one might largely be just for...

Duration:00:26:19

Crux Beta Topout (Don’t Take Grandma for Granted)

11/12/2018
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31 - Crux Beta Topout (Don’t Take Grandma for Granted) Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the lessons we’re learning from them, and then bet on how to be better. On this episode, Phill and I talk about how difficult it can be to connect with our aging grandparents and how a regular journaling practice reduces mental clutter and helps us rediscover the kinds of people we’d like to become. We also trip on some...

Duration:00:23:13

Josh Todd Pt. 2 (Revival of Self and a Theology of Suffering)

11/9/2018
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030 - Josh Todd Pt. 2 (Revival of Self and a Theology of Suffering) This is STONECOLDJACKSON. I’m Dustin Jang, and this is the second part of a two-part conversation with Josh Todd. On this episode, we talk about the value of really seeing and understanding others, why we need conflict in our lives, and his thoughts on a theology of suffering. This is the last episode of Season Two for STONECOLDJACKSON. While we won’t be uploading interviews for a couple of months, Phill and I will still...

Duration:00:59:19

Crux Beta Topout (Why Couldn't Angels Use Ouija Boards?)

11/5/2018
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29 - Crux Beta Topout (Why Couldn't Angels Use Ouija Boards?) Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the best advice we’ve been given, and then we put money on the table and bet on how we’re going to be better people. On this episode, Phill and I talk about my emotional breakdown, why I watch the sunrise and sunset everyday, and banter about the possible benefits of using Ouija Boards. BETA MENTIONED Books Never...

Duration:00:27:55

Josh Todd Pt. 1 (Why Hustle Doesn't Always Work)

11/2/2018
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On this episode of STONECOLDJACKSON, the magnetic and thoughtful Josh Todd and I talk about his biggest heartbreak, the value of actively choosing your life versus just reacting to it, and how so much depends on our capacity to be present to flowers at our feet. This part one of a two-part conversation. “In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.” - Albert Schweitzer BETA MENTIONED Books To Shake the Sleeping Self by Jedidiah JenkinsSapiens...

Duration:00:47:36

Crux Beta Topout (Don't See the Acorn Doctor)

10/29/2018
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Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the best advice we’ve been given, and then we put money on the table and bet on how we’re going to be better people. On this episode, Phill and I talk about how we’d establish society after an apocalypse, why we need to confront our pain and unsettling desires, and why discomfort and growing pains direct us to our greater callings. BETA MENTIONED Books Man’s Search for...

Duration:00:23:27

Alaric Hileman (Friendship, Flat Earth, and Shibboleths)

10/26/2018
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On STONECOLDJACKSON #26, Alaric and I talk about why our friendship works, flat earth theory and why people might believe conspiracy theories, what he’s learned in his relationship with Faith (his girlfriend) and faith (his capacity to confront the mystery of God). And lastly, we talk about shibboleths and the ways we confirm our biases. BETA MENTIONED Articles Steelman ArgumentSpeech-Act TheoryPodcasts The Fundamentalists on ShibbolethsFACT CHECK It was 19 terrorists directly...

Duration:00:52:51

Crux Beta Topout (Homeschooled, Baby)

10/22/2018
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Welcome to Crux Beta Topout: a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the best advice we’ve been given, and then we put money on the table and bet on how we’re going to be better people. On this episode, Phill and I talk about the blessings and curses of being homeschooled, why self-knowledge is the most important kind of education, and how to spice up your Venmo messages. BETA MENTIONED Books To Shake the Sleeping Self by Jedidiah JenkinsMan’s...

Duration:00:42:37

Austin Blaylock (Shrooms, Stand-up, God and Haunted Houses)

10/19/2018
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On this episode Austin and I talk about shrooms, how spiritual growth starts with saying: “I don’t know” and “I’m dumb” and what it’s like for him to bomb on stage as a stand up comedian. And beyond that, we dive into everything--we talk about how success can distort creative vision, cult leaders and murderers, morality, and why we just need to do the next right thing. Quick little disclaimer, the first part of this episode is about drugs, and I don’t want to conversation to be misleading...

Duration:02:05:42

Crux Beta Topout (100% Broken Up)

10/15/2018
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Welcome to Crux Beta Topout, a show where every week, Phill and I talk about our biggest challenges and mistakes, the best advice we’ve been given, and then we put money on the table and bet on how we’re going to be better people. On this episode, Phill and I record the night of his break up. - Things Mentioned: The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith by Peter Rollins Fact Check: The green fairly odd parent is Cosmo.- If you’d like to be a guest...

Duration:00:38:03