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David Olney's blind insights include complex problem solving, applied philosophy, and politics, and Tim Whiffen curiosity on the matters have opened up plenty of conversations between the two. Join the teacher and student on journeys of deep discussions about life's many curiosities, this a podcast for thinkers and doers. There's much to learn and plenty to discuss. Agree? Disagree? Questions? Contact us!

David Olney's blind insights include complex problem solving, applied philosophy, and politics, and Tim Whiffen curiosity on the matters have opened up plenty of conversations between the two. Join the teacher and student on journeys of deep discussions about life's many curiosities, this a podcast for thinkers and doers. There's much to learn and plenty to discuss. Agree? Disagree? Questions? Contact us!
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Australia

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David Olney's blind insights include complex problem solving, applied philosophy, and politics, and Tim Whiffen curiosity on the matters have opened up plenty of conversations between the two. Join the teacher and student on journeys of deep discussions about life's many curiosities, this a podcast for thinkers and doers. There's much to learn and plenty to discuss. Agree? Disagree? Questions? Contact us!

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Episodes

Blind Insights with David Episode 6 - Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life Part 2

1/18/2019
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In part two of David and Tim's assessment of the teachings in Dr. Jordan Peterson's book, 12 Rules for Life, they dive into some of the deeper topics and try to find value in the words. While avoiding the religious, political, and philosophical assumptions that make up part of the rules, the overall conclusions that are discussed become quite useful, and alternatives are given to those who don't agree with Jordan Peterson, yet could still benefit from the rules. We'd love to have Jordan...

Duration:01:09:28

Blind Insights with David Episode 5 - Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life Part 1

1/10/2019
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Jordan Peterson is coming to town! Whilst not as popular or as kid-friendly as Santa-Claus, Dr. Peterson is a psychologist and respected author who has been on a fiery book tour around the world. The book, "12 Rules for Life" is an applied philosophy for all, and has been met with much media controversy. In this episode David and Tim discuss the background and consequences of the first 6 rules in the book. If you agree or disagree with Jordan Peterson, let us know at...

Duration:00:48:59

Blind insight with David Episode 4 - Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

1/2/2019
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What makes you want to get out the bed to work or be productive? Many people will think hard about this and not even consider the differences between the tangible and internal fruits of their labour. Winning bread for a family can be fulfilling for you internally, but the work result is extrensic, there are external factors motivating you to work. What does intrinsic motivation do differently and why does it matter for the individual and for economy? David and Tim discuss new movements in...

Duration:00:45:52

Blind Insights with David Episode 3 - Communication and Media

12/28/2018
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Talking and interacting with others is the most important thing humans do, it's how we learn, understand one another, and keep informed. Why then, in an age of so many communication devices and innovations, is it harder to stay well informed, trust others, and get the most of our social relationships? David and Tim talk about our use of phones and consumption of news today. With the help of some good books, there is a lot of good discussion points made in this episode on how we...

Duration:00:50:14

Blind Insights with David Episode 2 - How to Learn

12/20/2018
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In today's episode of Blind Insights, David teaches us a lesson about education and how to learn. With his vast experience as an educator, David has thought about the issues surrounding education in the 21st century, and has profound rules and strategies to help us learn. With consideration of the focus on STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) where is the education system in Australia (and other western countries) taking us? Any thoughts, comments, questions or disagreements?...

Duration:01:03:01

Blind Insights with David Episode 1 - The Art of Argument

12/13/2018
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Welcome to the Blind Insights Podcast! This episode is an introduction to David as a educator and applied philosopher, and a blind citizen. Then, to set up a series on thinking deeply, we talk about how to argue and what to think about in discussions of complex topics. Argument is a highly complex social interaction, and it doesn't need to be a negative experience. David puts forth his argument, and Tim asks questions to clarify, resulting in a good example of argument itself. If you have...

Duration:00:49:03

What to expect - Blind Insights with David Olney

12/9/2018
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An introduction to an exciting podcast. Drop us a line about what you want us to discuss! auscastnetwork.com/contact Upcoming topics include: The art of argument, How to learn, Communication, Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, Western and Eastern Philosophy, Suffering as meaning, Meritocracy, Conscious capitalism, Pragmatism, Identity Politics, Freedom vs Safety, Privacy, Justice, Passivity and what is an ideal society?

Duration:00:07:05