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Podcast Ep8 – School Shooting, Evil and Pain

2/20/2018
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My reaction to the most recent school shooting is one of wanting to sit in the pain with those affected. I also believe it is beneficial to recognize the evil in me. I included some critical thoughts on what I believe to be present in our culture during times such as these (blame, looking for […]

Duration:00:17:40

Podcast Ep7 – Recovery, Russell Brand and the Lord’s prayer

2/13/2018
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Podcast on Recovery, which is written by Russell Brand. This episode includes a small clip of Russell talking to Joe Rogan, pulled from JRE episode #1021. Also discussed step 7 and humility, along with the Lord’s prayer. The Jim Carrey quote I mentioned was “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything […]

Duration:00:31:40

Podcast Ep6 – The Art of the Dance

2/6/2018
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Today I quoted from Blood Meridian and a clip of Jordan Peterson when he was on the H3 Podcast #48. This is about my recent experience of trying a new thing. I hope it inspires you to try new things in your life and as Jordan says, “turn yourself on”. I deleted 51 “Ummms” and […]

Duration:00:23:50

Podcast Ep5 – Modern Man in Search of a Soul – Jung (chapter 5 only)

2/2/2018
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I covered Chapter 5 of Carl Jung’s book, Modern Man in Search of a Soul. I enjoyed the read, each chapter was independent (best I could tell), which reminded me of some of CS Lewis’s works. Chapter 5 was my favorite, but also challenging for me to comprehend. I did a podcast on it to stumble […]

Duration:00:35:50

Podcast Ep4 – Part 3 of Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

1/30/2018
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Episode 4, part 3. Not too much to the show notes here. -pain in us (or done to us) does not permit us to extend pain to others -we are individually responsible for life -living as if we are doing it the second time -self-forgetfulness through service -love is seeing potential in someone -suffering into […]

Duration:00:34:53

Podcast Ep3 – Part 2 of the Man’s Search for Meaning by Frankl

1/25/2018
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Part 2 of delving into Man’s Search for meaning. Hopefully there is just 3 parts! Digging into what Frankl saw as the meaning of life. -I spoke of Jordan Peterson’s video on evil vs tragedy. He said some things about God that blew me away (“without limitation”) -Picture of chestnut blossom -“Joy” could be suffering […]

Duration:00:26:39

Podcast Ep2 – Debriefing my experience using an autobroker

1/20/2018
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A Podcast on some thoughts I experienced purchasing a vehicle through an autobroker. I mentioned the Ray Dalio’s work in the podcast, see below for his TED talk (regarding radical transparency) Ray Dalio – Principles and this TED talk regarding “Radical Transparency”

Duration:00:23:37

Podcast Ep1 – Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl

1/18/2018
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Excepts from Victor Frankl’s book that I found interesting, profound and worth exploring. The human condition when faced with unbelievable hardship. I was inspired by Frankl’s analysis and strength during time in Auschwitz and various workers concentration camps The quote I mentioned in the podcast about the neurotic being able to laugh at himself […]

Duration:00:28:49

Intro Podcast

1/11/2018
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The intro and first foray into podcasting. Not much content, but some context. Topics included Jordan Peterson, Carl Jung, creativity and understanding myself (website for big five character trait assessments that Jordan Peterson put together)

Duration:00:17:54