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Latest Podcasts

July, 2021

  • 27 July

    This Is Not About A Virus (Continued) – With Darrell Becker and Tony Myers [PODCAST #723]

    This Is A Test, Part Six A continued update of our 2020 series on the pandemic, encouraging a deeper and broader look at both the  ever-shifting scientific consensus and dissenting voices of our current  age. Today Darrell and I are joined by our friend Tony Myers, who  teaches logic and co-hosts the Grand Theft World podcast.  This is  a fascinating conversation, not just for its content but also for its  conduct. Darrell and Tony have some major points of disagreement, and  even without resolving them we are able to have a meaningful and  educational discussion about the current state of affairs. I am very  proud of this one. Darrell’s website notmedicaladvice.co is a growing collection of informative shows, interviews, and ...

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  • 22 July

    New York Times Warns About The Dangers of Critical Thinking -1 of 2 [PODCAST #722]

    AN ANALYSIS - WITH SCOTT HAMBRICK Scott and I discuss a timely gem from the New York Times Opinion Dissemination Section Tittle: Don’t Go Down the Rabbit Hole Subtitle: Critical thinking, as we’re taught to do it, isn’t helping in the fight against misinformation. OUR NEXT VIRTUAL SUMMIT IS AUGUST 28+29 Visit MindsetandMastery.com to learn more about this exciting new presentation, the topics, and bonuses JOIN THE UN-IVERSITY! You  are granted access to our Un-iversity private community (and all of its  clubs!) when you purchase the downloadable version of The Ideas Into  Action Summit. Visit sspuniversity.com/ideasintoaction to learn more about the presenters, topics, and bonus materials . Use the coupon code myspace. OR...BRAND NEW! Get Access to Our Discord Community, ...

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  • 13 July

    Engineering Consent and Manufacturing Demand – With Nathan Fraser [PODCAST #721]

    (Emotional Manipulators For Hire, Episode 10) Friend, copywriter, marketer, and Facebook World Champion Nathan Fraser and I continue our monthly conversation about marketing and media manipulation. You'll learn more about the tactics politicians and propagandists use against you, and how you can re-purpose such tactics for good. Today: At this point, we have to acknowledge that Edward Bernays was right. Human beings are driven by irrational forces. Problem Reaction Solution OUR NEXT VIRTUAL SUMMIT IS AUGUST 28+29 Visit MindsetandMastery.com to learn more about this exciting new presentation, the topics, and bonuses JOIN THE UN-IVERSITY! Get access to our Un-iversity private community (and all of its clubs!) when you purchase the downloadable version of The Ideas Into Action Summit. Visit sspuniversity.com/ideasintoaction ...

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Supporter-Only Content

October, 2021

  • 14 October

    The Discomfort Zone (s05e01) Happiness Is For the Weaklings

    This episode was originally planned as follow-up to our financial conversation. BUT it turns into beginning of a whole new adventure. Andrew and Brett welcome Drew Sample and Alex Bell as regular hosts of TDZ. This show is an orientation to our exciting new four-way dynamic! School Sucks Project · The Discomfort Zone (s05e01)Happiness Is For the Weaklings Related Posts[BONUS] The Discomfort Zone (s04e01) - ImposterpreneurshipTags: andrew, discomfort, zone, turns, school, sucks, project, a/v, premium, contentThe Discomfort Zone (s20e20) Honestly, Here's What Happened [BONUS]Tags: discomfort, zone, conversation, project, school, sucks, a/v, premium, content, clubThe Discomfort Zone (s05e02) The Mayor of EverythingTags: school, sucks, project, tdz, discomfort, drew, sample, alex, zone, andrew[BONUS] The Discomfort Zone (s04e02) Get Out.Tags: audio, conversation, discomfort, ...

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  • 13 October

    Mind Over Media? [UN-IVERSITY Book Club]

    Renee Hobbs is an  internationally-recognized authority on media literacy education.  Through community and global service and as a researcher, teacher,  advocate and media professional, Hobbs has worked to advance the quality  of digital and media literacy education in the United States and around  the world. Author of 10 books and more than 150 scholarly articles, she  is the Founder and Director of the Media Education Lab, whose mission is to improve the quality of media literacy education through research and community service. (Source: MindOverMedia.us) And her latest book, Mind Over Media, is a piece of shit. Fortunately we salvage a constructive discussion than expands well beyond her narrow presentation.   School Sucks Project · Mind Over Media [UN-IVERSITY]

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July, 2021

  • 30 July

    [UN-IVERSITY] Influence Cap

    A conversation about ethics and influence, and the emerging difficult choices between honesty and integrity. In media, what is the threshold for flying below the radar? In our personal and professional lives, the time for outreach has ended. The priority now is self-defense. But this does not mean influence has been capped in these situations. Stop with counter-narratives, and try to inspire curiosity. Friend and former public school teacher Adam shows up, and provides a happy conclusion for the meeting. Part of the Un-iversity Weekly Discussion Group Series A new weekly conversation about applying the lessons and practices of The Ideas Into Action Summit   to the chaos of the current world. BRAND NEW! Get Access to Our Discord Community, Our ...

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CORE TOPIC - Why does school suck?

John Taylor Gatto

CORE TOPIC - What does self-directed education look like?

Peter Gray - Self-Directed Education

The realization that school sucks actually marks the beginning of a new and exciting educational journey.

Welcome to SchoolSucksProject.com. We strive to provide young people with the building blocks of intellectual, financial and lifestyle independence. This includes in-depth explorations into higher-level thinking, organization and productivity, emotional and physical health, habit and lifestyle optimization, history and philosophy, psychology, self-directed learning, entrepreneurship, and communication/negotiation strategies. It's all essential information, but almost none of it is taught in school. Our content is ideal for frustrated high school and college students, home-educating parents, and adults who are interested in independently furthering their education and achieving self-actualization.