In this episode, you’ll learn what midwifery is all about from a professional midwife who runs a birth center in Northern California. Our special guest Allison Blackham, founder of Mariposa Birth and Wellness, talks about the relationship midwifery has with the healthcare industry, the history of midwifery, the risks and rewards of childbirth, and even […]
When you think of authority, what is the first color that you think of? What is authority? What are social contracts? Where does authority come from? What is the difference between power and authority? Commercial: Listen to more episodes! Looking through The Power of Political Authority, a book by Michael Huemer. Implicit and explicit consent. […]
Why do we have leap day and when does the world actually skip leap day? What is your preferred calendar? Let’s ponder how and why we measure time in this episode all about everything you might not know about calendar systems.
In this episode, we begin by pondering past moments of jealousy and defining what jealousy really is. Then we dig into: jealousy vs. envy, comparing ourselves to others, and resources as limited vs. abundant. We also talk about how to deal with jealousy, including giving a word to the opposite of jealousy (inspired by Stella […]
In this episode, we talk about what quantum internet is and how it differs from the internet as we know it today. Photons, hacking, teleporting, qubits, quantum state, entanglement, and more. If you want to understand more about quantum internet, listen to this episode! Brought to you by Positive Feedback Loop. Commercial: Deep Space Realtors.
What is a consumer? How do producers and consumers function in the ecological world? What is the difference between consumerism and materialism? Are consumers more empowered than before? Do we have an obsession with acquisition? Other topics addressed include: morality and spending (e.g., “Fair Trade”), customizing consumerism, waste and giving, minimalism.
With guest Pascal Guyon! Pascal is a musician, an investor, and more. In this episode, he shares his insights about the music industry and where it’s headed.
Our guest for this episode was Lyn Ulbricht of the Free Ross movement. Ross Ulbricht was convicted of crimes associated with the Silk Road. Topics discussed in this episode: Ross’s experience in federal prison. What is life like in federal prison? Having a family member in prison. Becoming a public figure; opportunities for public speaking. […]
Is memory reliable? Has technology changed how we remember? What is the purpose of memory? How do you want to be remembered? All this and more in this episode about memory.
In this episode, we wax philosophical to analyze how culture has shaped events (and how events have shaped culture).