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Latest Podcasts

June, 2021

  • 29 June

    This Is…Not About A Virus – With Darrell Becker [PODCAST #720]

    This Is A Test, Part Five Darrell Becker returns to revisit our 2020 series on the pandemic, and to encourage a deeper and broader look at both the ever-shifting scientific consensus and dissenting voices of our current age. Darrell’s website is a growing collection of informative shows, interviews, and health resources. Not Medical Advice videos are stories that show how various types of practitioners would find effective treatment for a wide variety of chronic problems. He also offers a free guide to finding the first member of your holistic healthcare team. Darrell offers holistic healthcare consultations, and he’s available to help you find effective medical options, locating healthcare professionals, medicines and treatments in your area, anywhere on the planet. ...

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  • 15 June

    Anger! Guilt! Anxiety! Horray! [PODCAST #719]

    "Huh?" In this fourth monthly meeting of the Un-iversity Book Club, we discuss The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment by Todd B. Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener. In a nutshell... WHAT IS IT? SAY YES TO IT. MOVE TOWARDS WHOLENESS. Music: "Searchlight" John Fogerty "Lemonade" Chris Rice "Fishin' In The Dark" Nitty Gritty Dirt Band We are now on! When you join our Locals community, you'll get immediate access to playlists of all our serial bonus content including The Discomfort Zone, In Pursuit of Utopia, and Picture of the Month Club + all future shows. You are granted access to our Un-iversity private community (and all of ...

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  • 4 June

    Young Marijuana Entrepreneur Strategy Session [FREE A/V #718]

    (FREE A/V - DISCOMFORT WEEK! - Part 3 of 4) Today you'll hear "The Discomfort Zone (s03e03) – Nick Hazelton Futures" December 4, 2019 - We're investing! Nick Hazelton is a 21-year-old entrepreneur, farmer, media creator, and a School Sucks favorite guest since he first appeared on the show several year ago. He also loves weed. But hold that thought. Circa 2015, Nick told Brett he wanted to leave high school to pursue yak herding. And then he did it! He shared his self-education and self-reliance journey on numerous platforms, including Anarcho-Yakitalism Podcast, School Sucks, The Freedom Feens, and Unregistered With Thaddeus Russell. People who aren't inspired by Nick's story are assholes. Recently, another Millennial, entrepreneurial SSP listener (and past ...

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Supporter-Only Content

July, 2021

  • 29 July

    [BONUS] Scott Hambrick: The Ethical Question + Q&A

    Here is the conclusion to Episode #724. It runs about 17 minutes. I have added an unreleased hour of Q&A with Scott from an Un-iversity Weekly Discussion Group, back in December 2020. This was a follow-up to our conversation in Episode #691 - 2020: The Year In Review. OUR NEXT VIRTUAL SUMMIT IS NOW ON SEPTEMBER 11+12! Visit to learn more about this exciting new presentation, the topics, and bonuses Add your contribution to the School Sucks Yearbook!  Have you heard the School Sucks Project is coming to a close next month?! To help honor all that Brett has done for parents, students, and liberty we're creating an SSP yearbook featuring "Students" who've listened and learned, as well as"Faculty" ...

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  • 27 July

    So Much To Look Forward To! [Un-iversity]

    With Scott Hambrick and Lisa from AUTONOMY, interacting for the first time! This is a fast-paced and intense conversation that offers an ahead-of-time, behind-the-scenes look at what happened on the podcast this month. Before Scott arrives, I test my ideas against a large and energetic Un-iversity group. Theme: balancing outside-your-sphere-of-control cynicism with inside-your-sphere-of-control optimism. And many explorations too controversial to list here. School Sucks Project · UWDG 7-11-21 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 Full List of Clubs, and Invitations to Our Weekly Discussion Groups - ...

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May, 2021

  • 28 May

    [BONUS] fOLloW tHe sCiEncE – Group Discussion

    Part of the Un-iversity Weekly Discussion Group Series A weekly conversation about applying the lessons and practices of The Ideas Into Action Summit   to the chaos of the current world. OUR NEXT VIRTUAL SUMMIT IS JUNE 7&8 Visit to learn more about this exciting new presentation, the topics, and bonuses School Sucks Project · FOLloW tHe sCiEncE - Group Discussion

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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

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