In this episode, Shannon Kachel and I discuss the state of ecological science and education, what it’s like to be a snow leopard ecologist, international endangered species conservation and the pitfalls of maintaining personal relationships between the U.S. and Kyrgyzstan.Read full post
Food for Free Thought is dedicated to making uncommon connections between fields as diverse as psychology, politics and history, art, ecology and more.
The Food for Free Thought Podcast considerately and playfully pushes the edge with the intention of moving the conversation into unexpected and unexplored areas.
On topics like psychotherapy, spirituality, communication and leadership skills, conflict and confidence, The Food for Free Thought Podcast and host Nathan Meffert seeks to provide individuals with the tools, insights and inspiration they need to become self-empowered agents for good.
Individuality vs. group membership
Learning to learn
We believe it's time for a return to the classical liberal values of reason and rationality, clear thinking, healthy debate, ethics and morality. These are the shared moral axioms that underpin our liberal progress in our society and represent an opportunity to reclaim liberalism from the "regressive" left.
Freedom of expression
Postmodernism and post truth
Sex and gender
Tolerance of intolerance
Creativity is the common denominator in entrepreneuship, design, music and all other artistic endeavors. Food for Free Thought brings in guests to illuminate the skills, ideas and practices that contribute to increased creative output, innovative organizations and teams, style and beauty.
The creative process
The philosophy of aesthetics and art
Reason and rationality is a moving target—of course. The human mind left to its own devices can struggle in unreason, and that's why Food for Free Thought seeks actionable insight into how to live a life of clarity, wisdom and perspective. In these crazy times, we may never arrive, but at least we can die trying.
Self-defense and violence