The Food for Free Thought Podcast with Nathan Meffert
By Nathan Meffert: Entrepreneur, Designer and Writer
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Food for (Free) Thought is an audio podcast by entrepreneur, designer and writer Nathan Meffert. Each episode features Nathan and a special guest in a long-form conversation on diverse topics like design and innovation, nature, morality and ethics, entrepreneurship, personal development, art, sexuality, reason and rationality, self-defense, spirituality and religion, and technology trends. Nathan’s essays and articles appear at www.nathanmeffert.com. You can find his poetry on Instagram or follow him on Twitter @nmeffert. Nathan is also Principal and Creative Director at Modern Animal, a social branding and innovation firm.
||ExplicitEp. 9 – Meat for a Brighter Tomorrow: A Conversation with Doniga Markegard||I wanted to talk to holistic rancher Doniga Markegard about the ethics of meat ranching, and I was pleasantly surprised with a far-ranging chat about how cows, our personal choices and the health of our local food webs are all deeply entwined.||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 8 – The Problem with Diverse Opinions: A Conversation with Chris Martin (Part 2)||A few days after our first conversation, Chris Martin and I did a follow-up conversation. We talked about Chris' research and background, being raised in a multi-ethnic environment, and navigating the murky waters of other people's morality.||11/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 7 – The Problem with Diverse Opinions: A Conversation with Chris Martin (Part 1)||On July 4, 2017, I talked with Chris Martin about Heterodox Academy and his new YouTube project dedicated to restoring divergent, dissenting and controversial opinions to academia.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 6 – Christianity Rising: A Conversation with Jonathan Pageau||Religious icon carver and symbologist Jonathan Pageau and I talk about consciousness, religious literalism and the "Christian Atheist" movement.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 5 – The Cat at the End of the World: A Conversation with Shannon Kachel||Shannon Kachel is a predator ecologist leading a study in the wilds of Kyrgyzstan. We talk ecology, big cats and international conservation.||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 4 – Mirrors of the Mind: A Conversation with Ben Weiss, LICSW||Ben is an old friend and brilliant psychodynamic therapist with a different take on CBT than Ricks Warren and big hopes for the future of clinical psych.||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 3 –The Path to Practical Self-Compassion: A Conversation with Dr. Ricks Warren||Clinical Psychologist Dr. Ricks Warren and host Nathan Meffert speak about self-compassion vs. self-esteem, mindfulness meditation and practical Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques for facing fear and taking control of our minds.||4/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 2 – Of Beer and Postmodernism: A Conversation with Evan Meffert||In which my brother and I tumble down the rabbit hole of the perennial relation between good beer and good philosophy—and get sidetracked by postmodernism.||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 1 – Can We Compete with AI? A Conversation with Karl Rosaen||Episode one of the Food for Free Thought Podcast finds me and Karl Rosaen musing on the deeper questions in life—including how to compete with AI.||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|