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141: Why Peer to Peer Tech is the Future

141: Why Peer to Peer Tech is the Future

Peer to Peer technology is opening the door to a new class of decentralized and trustworthy ways to solve problems. If you’ve ever used Uber or Lyft or stayed at an Airbnb, you’ve already encountered it. Same thing if you’ve ever purchased something on Ebay rather than going to a big box store. In this episode, Connor explores the pros and cons of eliminating the middlemen that we regard as common.   Links mentioned: The internet intends to trivialize distance, the blockchain intends to trivialize trust by r/ethtrader Firing the middlemen: How blockchain can reshape digital distribution by Haydn Taylor […]
May 8, 2019
135: 10 Tips to Make a Difference

135: 10 Tips to Make a Difference

Life takes on noticeably greater depth and purpose when we are actively living to make a difference. It’s not enough just to be against something, we have to know how to stand for something and how to persuade others. If you’ve reached the point where you’re no longer content shouting slogans from the sidelines, here are some proven tips to help you wield your influence wisely.   Links mentioned: How Do You Describe Yourself? by Paul Rosenberg
April 11, 2019
52: The Difference Between Career and Purpose

52: The Difference Between Career and Purpose

The social script that most of us grow up with is something along the lines of: “Get good grades in school, go to college, get a degree and then get a good job.” That’s not a bad idea if life is primarily about having a career. But what happens when you discover a sense of personal purpose in your life? Purpose brings a sense of fulfillment and motivation to our lives that a paycheck or fame and fortune cannot. In this episode we’ll discuss how to seek out your individual purpose and why the world needs more individuals who consider […]
December 10, 2017
18: When Did You Sign the Social Contract?

18: When Did You Sign the Social Contract?

Of all the relationships in our lives, our relationship with the state is easily the most confusing. For instance, you’ll often hear people speak of the “social contract” when they’re insisting that you do something you may not want to do. What exactly is that “contact”? Where can we read it? More importantly, when did we sign it? Connor and Bryan examine these questions and associated topics like the importance of consent and what constitutes legitimate authority.
August 16, 2017
15: How To Change the World As An Individual

15: How To Change the World As An Individual

Mass movements are seductive. We find a sense of safety in numbers and they all seem to promise a quick and easy fix to the problems that need solving. Unfortunately, mass movements are easily distracted. They can be co-opted and, sometimes, the promise of “unity” becomes fertile ground for animalistic groupthink. If you’re the kind of person who yearns to be a problem-solver, take heart! This episode will offer you hope and some ideas on how to make the difference you were born to make by engaging your own sense of personal purpose.
August 9, 2017