Category Archives: Being Human

Things that actually happen, that humans don’t always like to acknowledge.

Michael Pollan: Why are we so attracted to psychoactive plants?…

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Date: January 15, 2022

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“Caffeine, morphine, mescaline – why do humans go to such lengths to seek mind-altering shifts in consciousness? Bestselling author Michael Pollan came to Intelligence Squared to examine our complex attitude towards naturally psychoactive plant substances. He asks, why do we categorise these compounds so reductively – calling them either a licit or an illicit drug? In taking them, aren’t we engaging with nature in one of the most profound ways possible?

In conversation with the medical doctor and broadcaster Guddi Singh, Pollan explores humanity’s longstanding and powerful attraction to psychoactive plants.”

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Why American COVID Policy Has Failed Us & How to Fix It – Guest: Dr. Bret Weinstein…

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Date: January 03, 2022

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“Today we’re excited to be talking with Dr. Bret Weinstein, an author, podcaster, and former professor of biology. We cover several topics, starting with wokeness and cancel culture, as Dr. Weinstein explains how his and his wife’s characters were ruthlessly attacked by the Left for supposed racism, which ultimately resulted in his resignation from his teaching position. We move on to progressivism in general and how Dr. Weinstein’s views have changed since that incident. Also, even though he’s still a liberal, we still have lots of common ground on issues like pushing back against the woke mob and government corruption. Lastly, we discuss COVID and the government’s abysmal job of dealing with it. When the government and media are promoting things that don’t work and blocking things that do, something is seriously wrong with your country. And, while the government may not have done a good job of protecting anyone from COVID, it has certainly done an excellent job of exploiting the crisis to gain power.”

Hey…there really is a major benefit to being fully naked outside…Vitamin D production!

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GAY AMERICANS MUST HELP LGBT REFUGEES SURVIVE…

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Date: December 30, 2021

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“I pointed out that helping LGBT people who are being slaughter in the middle East by ISIS, decriminalized in India, brutalized in Russia, killed by family members in Iraq for “dishonoring their families”–but LGBT people in the USA, except for migrants from those counties, do little.”

They should help sexual minorities survive in America, also.

That is what a community of conscience would do.

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PROFESSOR Explains Why & How You Should QUIT SOCIAL MEDIA – Cal Newport & Lewis Howes…

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Date: December 29, 2021

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“Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. In addition to academic research, he writes about the intersection of technology and society. He’s particularly interested in the impact of new technologies on our ability to perform productive work or lead satisfying lives.

Cal recommends building “fences” around our phones so that we’re not using them mindlessly all day.

So get ready to learn more tools to be more focused, present and creative on Episode 770.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

How to train your focus (2:00)
The three benefits from being alone (8:00)
Why you need “analog” hobbies (30:00)
Why anxiety has risen in younger generations (32:00)
The reason Cal recommends 30 days away from technology (43:00)
Plus much more…

http://www.lewishowes.com/pod

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