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Episode 6: Pat Flynn on How to Be Better at (Almost) Everything

12/20/2018
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[Make sure and listen to the podcast episode with Pat, and don't forget to scroll down for details on how to WIN a copy of the book!] Pat Flynn is one of the most interesting people I've ever met, and that fact alone is sufficient proof of the potency of his philosophy–after all, such a response is exactly what one would expect from a person pursuing a lifestyle of generalism. So what is generalism? It's... The post Episode 6: Pat Flynn on How to Be Better at (Almost) Everything appeared...

Duration:01:16:10

Episode 5 – Darwin’s House of Cards: A Journalist’s Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates by Tom Bethell

7/29/2018
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We're going to dive right into a really fascinating book that I think you'll find very stimulating and enriching. Darwinism is a fascinating topic on many levels. On one hand, it's recognized throughout the world as the leading–perhaps the only acceptable–theory of how earth and its inhabitants came to be. Its assumptions permeate the media,... The post Episode 5 – Darwin’s House of Cards: A Journalist’s Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates by Tom Bethell appeared first on Close Minded...

Duration:00:18:06

Episode 4 – Are You A Loser If You Still Read Kids’ Books? (Plus a FREE Customized Booklist)

5/23/2018
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Does children's literature have any value? Should adults even bother to read it? Jake Nuckolls believes so strongly in the value and power of kid lit that he started a free service to provide customized book recommendations to his friends–and anyone else on the web who manages to find his site. Click the image below... The post Episode 4 – Are You A Loser If You Still Read Kids’ Books? (Plus a FREE Customized Booklist) appeared first on Close Minded Podcast.

Duration:00:51:00

Episode 3 – On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder

5/5/2018
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The twentieth century was one of the bloodiest and most violent in human history. Looking back at totalitarianism, fascism, and the banality of evil in a time expected to achieve the pinnacle of human progress, what lessons can we learn as we enter the era of Trump, Brexit, Calexit, the rise of new authoritarians like... The post Episode 3 – On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder appeared first on Close Minded Podcast.

Duration:00:39:22

Episode 2 – Tom Nelson and The Economics of Neighborly Love

1/30/2018
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Dr. Tom Nelson is president of Made to Flourish, a non-profit organization focused on helping pastors connect orthodox faith, work, and economics. Tom is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia... The post Episode 2 – Tom Nelson and The Economics of Neighborly Love appeared first on Close Minded Podcast.

Duration:00:36:32

Episode 1 – How to Think by Alan Jacobs

1/14/2018
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In this episode Seth and Josh discuss Alan Jacobs' recent book, “How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds.” Jacobs is Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and a Resident Fellow of Baylor's Institute for the Studies of Religion. He has written widely on... The post Episode 1 – How to Think by Alan Jacobs appeared first on Close Minded Podcast.

Duration:00:45:01

Episode 0 – Intro to the Close Minded Podcast

1/1/2018
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We are readers. Avid readers of wide-ranging works. Readers who cultivate what Tolkien called “the leaf mold” of the mind, the topsoil of our moral imagination and creativity. We aren't embarrassed to enjoy “kid lit” and YA fiction, or afraid to read sociological & political works that challenge our assumptions. We enjoy classic novels, hard-boiled crime thrillers, controversial works... The post Episode 0 – Intro to the Close Minded Podcast appeared first on Close Minded Podcast.

Duration:00:03:35