THINKING THURSDAY: Religion is What We Created To Distract Us From Ourselves: Zac Gandara: Chögyam Trungpa

THINKING THURSDAY: Religion is What We Created To Distract Us From Ourselves: Zac Gandara: Chögyam Trungpa

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

Chögyam Trungpa, the founder of Shambhala, a form of Tibetan Buddhism, believed that religion and modern-day entertainment were created for those wanting to distract themselves from themselves. What do you think?

THINKING THURSDAY: Things You Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You Were Abused By A Narcissist: Zac Gandara: Shahida Arabi

THINKING THURSDAY: Things You Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You Were Abused By A Narcissist: Zac Gandara: Shahida Arabi

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

Narcissistic abuse plagues us long after we recognize the damage and break off the relationship. Are you doing things that are sabotaging your life without knowing it?

THINKING THURSDAY: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival: Zac Gandara: Kevin Kruse

THINKING THURSDAY: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival: Zac Gandara: Kevin Kruse

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

The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and the phrase "In God, we trust" on the back of a dollar bill haven't been there as long as most Americans might think. Perhaps we never were a "Christian" nation formed on "Christian" principles? What do you think?

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Theory: Zac Gandara

THINKING THURSDAY: Attachment Theory: Zac Gandara

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

We often ruin current and future relationships by emotionally blaming our partners for the past trauma we feel coming up from inside of us. Can we stop doing that?

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.