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THINKING THURSDAY: So Sick of Teams: Zac Gandara: Joe Rogan: Penn Jillette

THINKING THURSDAY: So Sick of Teams: Zac Gandara: Joe Rogan: Penn Jillette

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Soon after I left Christianity, I realized that in leaving conservative dogma, I hadn’t changed much in terms of my mentality of “Us Vs. Them” which I despised so much. I was now just in a different boat; I was now in the liberal boat. Can we truly live without picking teams?

THINKING THURSDAY: Moral Panic: Zac Gandara: Dr. Patrick Markey: Adam Conover

THINKING THURSDAY: Moral Panic: Zac Gandara: Dr. Patrick Markey: Adam Conover

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Professor of Psychology at Villanova University and author, Dr. Patrick Markey talks about whether or not video games are the cause of school shootings. We jump on their conversation of Moral Panic that is interesting and has affected many of us.

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Work Through Feelings and Emotions: Zac Gandara: Melody Beattie

THINKING THURSDAY: How to Work Through Feelings and Emotions: Zac Gandara: Melody Beattie

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

As we grew up, our feelings and emotions were often suppressed by authority figures and parents. So many of us don't know healthy boundaries in dealing with our, and other's emotions.

"While we work through our feelings, we do not have to expend unnecessary energy reacting to each feeling we or others have." - Melody Beattie

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Issues and Blending in with the Crowd: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Issues and Blending in with the Crowd: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Growing through our traumas is hard. Changing is hard. Realizes that we have issues is hard. What is the answer? Is there one answer? Do I need to bring my inward change outward? This stoic thought is something to discuss and put through our critical thinking machine.

THINKING THURSDAY: Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing Asshole: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing Asshole: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

So many of you sent me this article, Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing Asshole. I knew I had to address it. Thank you for sending it! It has been a reminder to me of how vital the work of our podcast is. It also has reminded me that while I am currently struggling to walk in love, it is my life's aim.

THINKING THURSDAY: Strait, White, Single, Male, Existential Babblings About Capitalism: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Strait, White, Single, Male, Existential Babblings About Capitalism: Zac Gandara

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Sometimes we feel trapped. We feel trapped by our past decisions, by our relationships, by our government, by our…whatever. We feel freaking trapped. Maybe there’s a different perspective, and maybe there’s not. These are ramblings, leave it alone, and listen and think for your freaking self.

THINKING THURSDAY: Self-Deception and the Work to Heal: Zac Gandara: Duncan Trussell: Joe Rogan

THINKING THURSDAY: Self-Deception and the Work to Heal: Zac Gandara: Duncan Trussell: Joe Rogan

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

I’m a fan of Duncan Trussell. So I listened to Episode 1313 of the Joe Rogan Experience with him. He went on a beautiful tirade about human suffering, the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism, Self-Deception, and the work we can do to become more gentle people. Let’s talk about it.

THINKING THURSDAY: Capitalism is Destroying the Earth?: Zac Gandara: George Monbiot

THINKING THURSDAY: Capitalism is Destroying the Earth?: Zac Gandara: George Monbiot

Thinking Thursday’s are about critically thinking, breaking out of boxes, and discussing new ways we could live this life together.

Fellow Loser Brian sent in an article. Capitalism is destroying the Earth. We need a new human right for future generations by George Monbiot. We take a look at it and put it in the critical thinking machine.