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THINKING THURSDAY: A New Way to Do Democracy: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: A New Way to Do Democracy: Zac Gandara

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

On this weeks Monday Meltdown, we discussed our ambivalence toward voting and democracy. Today we’re gonna address what we could possibly do about this. Can we do democracy differently? We all know it's flawed, but can we critically think our way to creating something better?

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.

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 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

A little glimpse behind the scenes of your favorite content creators can shed light on what they go through to put out the content you enjoy. Oleg is a freelance photographer with over 25 thousand followers on Instagram.

Do followers lead to money? How much work goes into one photograph? What do you do when someone steals your content and doesn’t credit you?

EPISODE 105: Transitions, A Quest for Normality, and Deleting Facebook: Blake Willis

EPISODE 105: Transitions, A Quest for Normality, and Deleting Facebook: Blake Willis

Blake knew me when I was a Pastor, in fact, I was his Pastor.  We spend time talking about growing up together, how our lives have changed, leaving Facebook, and more.

After listening to every episode of the podcast, Blake doesn't understand why so many Christians hate us, but life is hard, and we can't please everyone.  The world is not the way we wish it were.  Blake has gone through some things that many can not fathom.  Growing up with a mentally challenged older brother, essentially he had a stroke at birth, which led to a seizure disorder, autism, and further brain damaged after surgery. He was physically and mentally disabled and considered medically fragile...

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

EPISODE 089: Where Does Love Come From?: Christian Grindstaff

Christian is a natural critical thinker, learner, who candidly and clearly shares his journey of growing to understand love.  Romance, religion, experience, science, and psychology all give us definitions of love, but is there a definition that makes sense for all of us?