She Should Know: Nikki Haley on China, President Trump, and Governorship

Another insightful and unforgettable Glenn Beck interview. Nikki Haley and Beck talk about power corrupting and maintaining perspective. Surprising nuggets include her mom always liking President Trump, what "Bless your heart" really means in the South, and the encouraging note Donald Trump sent Haley when she was running for Governor of South Carolina. LISTEN Nikki… Continue reading She Should Know: Nikki Haley on China, President Trump, and Governorship

Hitting Helps: a Podcast About Parkinson’s

http://www.stitcher.com/s The Art of Manliness Podcast, episode #562: How Boxing Can Fight Parkinson's Disease Nurse and Boxer Aaron Sloan coaches Parkinson's patients in his Tulsa, Oklahoma boxing gym, Engine Room Boxing. He talks about how boxing benefits his clients and plans to train other boxing gyms in the program. Featured image by Shaun Bell on… Continue reading Hitting Helps: a Podcast About Parkinson’s

Two Views on the First Impeachment Hearing

Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment, episode 450 A Public Hearing, and a Feud Over Ukraine You're reasonable, right? You make good decisions based on available information. But what if, what if, you only see a piece of the information puzzle? Would you make a better decision, a more accurate decision, if you had… Continue reading Two Views on the First Impeachment Hearing

Agree to Disagree: Challenging Our Assumptions

Have you read anything here you disagreed with? Great! It means you are hearing another viewpoint—congratulations—and I am reaching a varied audience. Your viewpoint is valuable. It’s hard to say and to hear “I don’t agree with you” because we all just want to get along. However, meaty, memorable conversations have a civil back-and-forth with… Continue reading Agree to Disagree: Challenging Our Assumptions

Hunted for Trying to Protect the People: an Edward Snowden interview on Intercepted podcast

Listen to interview http://www.stitcher.com/s If the jury, if the American people, are forbidden from considering whether the crime itself is revealing the government's crime, how do you have a fair trial if the jury can't ask the question: well, who exactly is the real criminal here?" Whatever you think of Edward Snowden and his actions,… Continue reading Hunted for Trying to Protect the People: an Edward Snowden interview on Intercepted podcast

Quote on Learning and Doing

The right way to think about any learning...is to think: what do I want to do.-Scott Young, author of Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, as heard on The James Altucher Show, episode 488, "How to Learn Anything Extremely Quickly" on September 12, 2019 Image by Александр Мартинкевич from Pixabay

Story, Memory, and Attention: Baxter Holmes Interview

Longform Podcast ep. 353 The most sacred thing is the reader's attention.Baxter Holmes, as heard on Longform Podcast Famous for his peanut butter and jelly story, "The NBA's Secret Addiction," ESPN writer Baxter Holmes shares about the writing life--a fascinating interview. What drives a professional sportswriter? After years of success and work, what are his… Continue reading Story, Memory, and Attention: Baxter Holmes Interview

Question Science

Revisionist History Aug. 22 podcast The Obscure Virus Club It wasn't Malcolm Gladwell's intention, but this episode about the maverick scientists who discovered retroviruses is yet another example of the edifice of science discouraging questions and data that suggest alternative hypotheses. Another example of science and scientists being WRONG. No one knows everything. Knowledge is… Continue reading Question Science