EPISODE 159: Hitting Pause: Zac Gandara

EPISODE 159: Hitting Pause: Zac Gandara

Some big news for the podcast as we've moved into a new studio! Which has coincided with my marriage transitioning into a new place? Candidness, transparency, and honesty are the values of the podcast, right?

THINKING THURSDAY: The Second Sex: Men and Women are Equal: Simone de Beauvoir

THINKING THURSDAY: The Second Sex: Men and Women are Equal: Simone de Beauvoir

Thinking Thursday is about learning how to think. We live in a world where people like to tell us what to think, but has anyone taught us how to think?

On this weeks episode, we talk about Simone de Beauvoir. She is well known for her extensive work illuminating the ways in which women had become secondary to men throughout history. Fittingly, she is also well known as the lifelong partner to Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the most notable 20th-century philosophers.

EPISODE 158: Would You Die For This?: Remy Guts

EPISODE 158: Would You Die For This?: Remy Guts

Remy and I get a little drunk and a lot candid. We're trying to process through a lot of the political and societal things we're unsure about. But it's hard to find a safe place to do that without people blasting you. So we thought we'd try the internet…

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Explaining Your Change to Family and Friends, Demolition.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Explaining Your Change to Family and Friends, Demolition.

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other.

On this weeks episode, we continue our chat about how to talk to your family and friends about the life changes you are making. However, in this episode, we realize a demolition that's attached to our deconstruction.

THINKING THURSDAY: Valuing Life, This Shared Existence: Albert Camus

THINKING THURSDAY: Valuing Life, This Shared Existence: Albert Camus

Thinking Thursday is about learning how to think. We live in a world where people like to tell us what to think, but has anyone taught us how to think?

On this weeks episode, we talk about Albert Camus. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. The Absurd can be defined as a metaphysical tension or opposition that results from the presence of human consciousness—with its ever-pressing demand for order and meaning in life—in an essentially meaningless and indifferent universe.

EPISODE 157: Abandoning Judaism: I am not a Stereotype: Remy Guts

EPISODE 157: Abandoning Judaism: I am not a Stereotype: Remy Guts

Remy Guts grew up in a small east coast town in a Catholic and Jewish home. His love for music, punk, and rock and roll set him on a journey of reading, studying, and loving philosophy. Only recently coming out of Judaism, he and I are asking new questions as we try to think for ourselves instead of just following the crowds.

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Explaining Your Change to Family and Friends

MONDAY MELTDOWN: Explaining Your Change to Family and Friends

Monday Meltdown is our weekly time to chat with each other.

On this weeks episode, we chat about how to talk to your family and friends about the life changes you are making.

THINKING THURSDAY: Questioning Western Philosophy: Martin Heidegger

THINKING THURSDAY: Questioning Western Philosophy: Martin Heidegger

Thinking Thursday is about learning how to think. We live in a world where people like to tell us what to think, but has anyone taught us how to think?

On this weeks episode, we talk about Martin Heidegger. Heidegger made a practice of questioning Western Philosophers. Wondering whether or not we even understood what it means to exist. He believed humanity needed a savior, or a group to save them. Was he a Nazi? Why were his thoughts challenging?