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Latest Podcasts

January, 2015

  • 6 January

    [PODCAST] #328: Stoicism Follow-Up Q&A With Bill Buppert

    Bill Buppert of returns for some listener Q&A on Stoicism and a few other subjects. Discussed/Answered: - Stoicism and home education - Generating interest in philosophy - Material simplicity - A Stoic approach to personal finances and minimizing debt burdens - De-FOOing, Freedomain Radio call-ins, family and psychotherapy - Stoicism in marriages and family relationships, producing more win-win situations - The Anarchist/Abolitionist Gender Gap Bumper Music: "Wind of Change" - Scorpions "Lessons" - Rush Look Closer: Bill Buppert's Site - Stoicism 101: A quick guide to the philosophy - Stoicsm Overview - Why Aren’t More Women Libertarians? - Mentioned: Battle of the Teutoburg Forest - Mentioned: How Dramatically Did Women’s Suffrage Change the Size ...

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December, 2014

  • 3 December

    [PODCAST] #321: FREE A/V – The Hidden History of School Sucks Project

    COMPILATION - Final Installment in this series: A reverse-chronological sampling of bonus content over the last five years. With Thaddeus Russell, Antigone Darling, Wes Bertrand, Carlos Morales, Keegan, Jason Osborne, Puke and the Gang, Marc Stevens, Richard Grove, Cory Stanish, Nicholas from Australia, Ian Freeman, Michelle Seven, Tony Myers, Mark Edge, Larken Rose, Bob Murphy, Kate Baker, Carla Gericke, Jan Irvin, Jamie Crane, Keene liberals, and more. Click here for the version with chapters Clips: 1 Rites of passage and toxic "friendships" 2 A post-mortem on the Thaddeus Russell Q&A 3 Thad discusses the possibility of debating Stefan Molyneux 4 Wes and Osborne discuss some dietary adjustments to trigger fat burning 5 Andrew is upset ...

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November, 2014

  • 7 November

    [PODCAST] #317: Intelligence, Socialism and Bullying (Brett On Red Ice Radio)

    INTERVIEW - This is hour one of my recent conversation with Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio. Our discussion includes my answers to the following questions: -Putting the history of education in context to what we are seeing today. (Education is going down the drain and we are seeing a decline in average I.Q in the west. Yes, we are importing an unprecedented amount of third world population into the west which is contributing to these statistics, but it doesn’t explain the massive drop entirely. To put it bluntly: Stupidity is a growing epidemic. What are some of the reasons for this? -Is there a link between intelligence and education? -The issue of bullying laws. What occurs with children who ...

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Supporter-Only Content

January, 2014

  • 16 January

    Brett On Free Talk Live 1-15-14

    Disucussed: 15 Habits of Successful People :: Failure :: Fair Trials :: Difficulty of Changing the Judicial System :: Changing Beliefs :: Self-Actualizing People and Happiness :: Monarchy vs Democracy :: Critique :: Disconnected People :: Rhino Hunt :: Waking Up :: Positivity :: Losers and Polygamy :: Hard Work Related PostsRecent Additions, Brett On Free Talk Live (Video Highlight Playlist)Tags: talk, free, live, brettFarewell To Free Talk Live (7-30-14)Tags: people, talk, free, live, fairBrett On Free Talk Live 2-5-14Tags: free, talk, live, brettFree Talk Live "B-Team" 3-7-14Tags: brett, talk, live, freeVoicesTags: free, live, talk

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  • 6 January

    After School Sucks Special 1-3-14

    Brett and Osborne are planning a new health and fitness podcast, kinda - 20 health topics are discussed - Brett's best date ever? - romance and relationships - investing in a tuxedo - planning a new male friendship

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December, 2013

  • 16 December

    Full Video – Live Sestercentepisodic Gala

    (A/V CLUB) A four-hour long, fake celebration of a show that is not even our 250th. Recorded live on 12-11-13. 250a: Live Sestercentepisodic Gala, Part 1 - GTD Challenges and Solutions Voices include long-time supporters and friends, Osborne and Brian. Tony Myers calls in to discuss GTD (David Allen's Getting Things Done) principles, as well as integrating Evernote and Outlook. Lister Cameron also joins the conversation at the end. 250b: Live Sestercentepisodic Gala, Part 2 - More On Sustainable Living and Permaculture, Aftershow Part 2: Voices include long-time supporters and friends, Osborne and Brian. This installment includes a fascinating (in my opinion) discussion about agricultural history, practices and sustainability. Skip to the After School Sucks Special

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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.

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