What does parenting, fathering specifically, look like in the modern age? Has it really changed? Should it change? Raysan shares his personal experience as a father as we examine various styles of child-rearing.
Education is a big can of worms. Learning is a never-ending experience in life, whether you attend school or not. As we explained, it isn’t confined to traditional academia. What has your experience been? What is something non-academic you learned in school? What is something academic you learned outside of school?
Raysan and Zachary examine the paradigm shift happening in higher education. Is the cost worth it? Why is it so costly to begin with? Is the current educational model outdated? Also, Zachary goes on multiple philosophical rants.
The last episode was hard-hitting. Depression afflicts people in numerous ways and living with it is challenging. We all get anxious at times. So listeners, how do you manage anxiety? How do you deal? Who is your community? Below are resources to help you help each other.
Our good friend Josh Sheahan joins us for a discussion about depression and mental health. We examine the varied nature of depression, argue different means for living with depression such as medication, as well as analyze the impact of cultural stigmas.
“Depression in itself isn’t always sadness.” -Josh Sheahan
In the episode C is for Christianity we discussed a lot about the Christian church as a whole but never really addressed the head, Jesus Christ, or specific teachings. With regard to Christ, what teaching(s) do you admire? Are there any that rub you the wrong way? With regard to Christians Is it possible to critique an institution and still be a part of it? Why is American Christianity so uniquely controversial?
How have politics and religion become intertwined and what is the effect? We discuss what being a Christian should look like ideally vs. what we often see. The debate gets heated. Thank you to special guest Omar Shabazz for bringing the matches.
In the last episode we mentioned the “new Jim Crow” that is affecting black Americans today. Unfortunately we didn’t have the chance to discuss any specific examples. How is the “new Jim Crow” affecting black people today? How should we fight it? One such example is the over-incarceration of people of color. To find out more click here to go to Michelle Alexander’s website and book.