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The Isaac Morehouse Podcast: Education, Entrepreneurship, Big Ideas, and How to Live Free

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A weekly exploration of big ideas for living free.

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A weekly exploration of big ideas for living free.






130 - Roger Ver on Bitcoin

Roger Ver is the CEO of, an early investor in bitcoin, and many Bitcoin startups. He is a passionate advocate for bitcoin and has been in the space from the very early days. In this conversation, we start with the basics, cover the most common objections and criticism about bitcoin and then discuss the future of bitcoin. In this episode: - What was the philosophy that made you find bitcoin interesting? - How did Roger come to start studying economics? - Being prosecuted for...

Duration: 01:00:57

129 - Everyday Accounting for Life and Business with Levi Morehouse

On this episode, I’m joined by my brother Levi Morehouse, the CEO of Ceterus. Levi is fantastic at cutting down to the crucial aspects of accounting and in this episode, we dive into the most important numbers and concepts you need to know as an entrepreneur, freelancer, or small business owner. One of the resources Levi recommends is Quickbooks. Because he feels passionately about small business entrepreneurship, Levi is offering to help entrepreneurs set up their QuickBooks Online accounts...

Duration: 00:46:59

128 - Robert Murphy on Austrian Business Cycle Theory

Robert Murphy is a professor of economics at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, co-host of Contra-Krugman with Tom Woods, and author of many great books on economics including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism. This is a wide-ranging conversation that goes from what sparked Bob’s intellectual in free-market economics, to starting the Contra-Krugman Podcast, to a deep dive into Economics and specifically Austrian Business Cycle Theory. In This Episode: - What...

Duration: 00:59:29

127 - Part Two: TK Coleman's Career Journey

This is the second part of an in-depth conversation with TK about his career path. We finished the last episode with TK moving to LA to pursue a career in acting. This episode starts with the story of launching an entertainment startup and goes all the way to working as the education director for Praxis. In this episode: - Joining the founding team of an entertainment tech startup - Going out to raise funding around the time of the financial crisis - Realizing when it was time to give up -...

Duration: 01:18:18

126 - Part One: TK Coleman's Career Journey: From American Express, to American Idol, to Praxis

TK has been on the show many times, but in all of our conversations, we have never taken a deep dive into his career path. TK's taken a fascinating path and worked as a bartender, server, financial planner, seminar leader, startup founder, philosophy assistant professor and many other roles before becoming Education Director for Praxis. In today's episode, we start with the first part of his career journey from childhood career aspirations, to college, and then making the move to LA. In...

Duration: 01:05:09

125 - Steve Patterson on Life as an Independent Intellectual

Steve Patterson is a rationalist philosopher and intellectual entrepreneur working outside of academia. He is the host of Patterson in Pursuit, a podcast featuring deep conversations with top thinkers in philosophy, mathematics, and many other disciplines. He is also the author of What’s The Big Deal About Bitcoin and Square One: The Foundations of Knowledge. This episode is a behind the scenes dive into life as an intellectual entrepreneur. From approaches to interviews, to handling...

Duration: 01:25:59

124 - Pressing The Button with William Nava

William Nava is a philosopher, co-founder of, Marketing Associate at Marginal Revolution University, and a Praxis apprentice. He joins the show to discuss the "Would You Press the Button?" thought experiment and how thinking it through led him to question his beliefs about what the state is. The thought experiment goes like this: If there was a button, and pressing it would eliminate the state immediately, would you press it? It is designed to make you weigh ethics...

Duration: 00:59:41

123 - Using Philosophy to Build Better Communities with Vince Graham

Vince Graham is President of I’on Group, a South Carolina-based property developer. He is a deep thinker, who puts philosophy to work by creating communities instead of writing books and papers. The communities he builds take inspiration from historical areas of cities like the old city of Charleston and combine the emergent wisdom of these century old communities with the best of modern advances when building homes and neighborhoods. Vince has an incredible depth of knowledge on the...

Duration: 01:05:21

122 - Creating an Exceptional Career, with David Veksler

David Veksler is the Director of Marketing at the Foundation for Economic Education, a futurist, software developer, free market radical, and father. He has a fascinating life story that spans three continents and is an instructive example of how to build a great career. David has built a successful career in technology and marketing by consistently solving problems, pursuing new opportunities, and creating value in and outside of his job responsibilities. He shares some great stories that...

Duration: 01:03:34

121 - The Podcast is Back

Welcome back! After a hiatus, the show is back. Every other Monday going forward there will be a new episode of the Isaac Morehouse Podcast. These conversations will cover everything from cryptocurrency, education, finances, anarchism, and more. In this episode: - Why the show is back - What to expect going forward - A new project from TK & Isaac - With a growing startup, two or three podcasts, daily blogging, and a new baby, how does this all work? Links: - - Forward...

Duration: 00:13:20

120 - Back for a Quick Update on Something New!

Hey hey hey! Did you miss me? Quick pop-in to tell you what's going on and about a new project you should check out. It's a podcast of a different kind, plus a new book.

Duration: 00:30:55

119 - Goodbye (for Now), 2016 Reflections, and Looking Ahead to 2017

Weirdness and Success, fake news, Facebook warriors, and reflections on 2016. The first half of the show starts with a new rule of thumb: the weirder you are at the start of your career the less likely you are to succeed and the weirder you are later in your career, the more likely you are to be successful. In the second half, since it’s the end of the year, TK and Isaac are looking back and looking ahead. From big growth at Praxis, to family developments, and TK growing his hair out, a...

Duration: 01:24:17

115 - Abbey Lovett on The Praxis Experience

Abbey Lovett joins the show to discuss her experience so far with Praxis. Abbey is an entrepreneur, podcast host, and current Praxis participant currently in the third month of the program. She shares her highlights so far, from the support of the Praxis community to the challenges she’s faced in the curriculum. In the second half, TK and Isaac talk about greatness, concretely defining goals, and putting truth above comfort in relationships. Covered this episode: - Abby’s experience since...

Duration: 11:02:51

114 - Stop Arguing For Your Limitations

TK has transcended Fridays. This is the first edition of the new format of the podcast. Monday discussions with TK, featuring deep dives into all things philosophy, education, tech, and personal development. This week is all about reframing limitations and selling your strengths. Why do so many people argue for their limitations? In the face of opportunities, people start talking about their weakness or why they aren't the person for the job. They don't even get started before they tell...

Duration: 10:23:26

110 - Isaac Talks C.S. Lewis And Liberty On The Free Cities Podcast

C.S. Lewis is most well known as the author of the Chronicles of Narnia, but with 74 books and numerous essays, he has covered a massive spectrum of topics. His influence extends through a number of disciplines including political philosophy. Isaac recently joined Anthony Caprio on the Free Cities Podcast to discuss Lewis and how his ideas fit with classical liberalism. The conversation covers C.S. Lewis’ background, his major intellectual influences, how his ideas fit well into classical...

Duration: 00:43:59

109 - FwTK: Listener Questions on Tons of Stuff

After a little rap by TK, we hit this week's "Facebook Warriors" segment hard, covering the weird smugness of aversion to learning on the job for free instead of paying to not learn in a classroom. Then we take questions. Tons of questions. The NBA, hip hop, books, Neil deGrasse Tyson, movies, impostor syndrome, homeschooling, logical consistency, and lots more. Recommendations: The X Files, The Lost Room, Stranger Things. If you are a fan of the show, make sure to leave a review on...

Duration: 01:15:20

108 - Implementer or Visionary (or why accountants can do cool stuff too!) with Derek Carter

Derek Carter was racing along the path to partnership at a large accounting firm. He had graduated college with an accounting degree and spent years busting his ass, taking on more responsibility and leading at a large regional firm. He was managing people and working with autonomy in a large organization. But his former colleague Levi Morehouse kept trying to sell him on leaving. They had worked together before Levi left to start Ceterus and had been pushing for Derek to join ever since....

Duration: 01:00:32

107 - FwTK: Balanced People are Boring, Barber Shops, and Philosophy in 30 Days

Today we're back at it and things get a little weird at first. We cover lots of stuff, and end with a deep dive on deep dives. Also we unveil a cool new totally free resource by Praxis! Philosophy in 30 Days - Mentioned in the episode: Subway, 'as if it's true', Brian Brenberg, Stanislavsky, barber shops, baristas, labels, Jewish meditation, Dallas Willard, social justice warriors, Sudbury Valley School, soccer, Why Haven't...

Duration: 01:23:00

106 - Why Intellectual Property Sucks, with Stephan Kinsella

Is intellectual property law the foundation of an innovative society? Or a racket set up to protect entrenched businesses from competition? Stephan Kinsella joins the show this week to break it down. Stephan is a practicing patent attorney, a libertarian writer and speaker, Director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF), and Founding and Executive Editor of Libertarian Papers. He is one of the clearest and most compelling thinkers on intellectual property law. We cover...

Duration: 00:57:37

105 - Joseph Coker On Music, Comedy, And Being A Jack - Of - All Trades

Joseph Coker is a true renaissance man. He is a comedian and podcast/radio host based in Charleston, SC. He’s also a musician, jiu-jitsu instructor, and entrepreneur. In his early twenties, Joseph was married, living in europe, and working for a church. Life felt stable, but it soon turned chaotic. After losing his brother and going through a divorce in the span of six months Joseph realized he needed to make changes in his life. He sat down, evaluated his life, and set goals for what he...

Duration: 00:52:27

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