The Myth & Mind Podcast

Welcome to the Myth & Mind podcast! I created this podcast to explore different ways to cultivate connection.

The Myth & Mind Podcast
Myths Are Probable Tales

Episode 019:
Myths Are Probable Tales

Professor Glenn R. Morrow defines a myth as a "probable tale" in the Introduction to Benjamin Jowett's translation of Plato's work, Timaeus. Morrow's definition of myth, which he draws from classical contexts, is a far cry from conventional conceptions of a myth as a "Fantastic tale".

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A Living Universe

Episode 016:
A Living Universe

While modern man may tend to view humanity in a mechanistic manner, ancient thinkers, particularly mystics, tended to view the world as being inherently alive.

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The Mechanical Universe

Episode 015:
The Mechanical Universe

One of the most prominent modern myths is that we live in a mechanical universe. Which is a very odd myth to live by since neither plants, animals, and humans can completely be understood by modeling them as machines.

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More Than One Way

Episode 014:
More Than One Way

Over the past few weeks, I have been delving more and more into communication techniques that make use of a form of Dialogue developed by the late physicist David Bohm.

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What Myths Do You Use?

Episode 013:
What Myths Do You Use?

It's a seemingly innocuous question that can be frustrating difficult to answer — especially if you tend to view myths as "fantastic tales" that have little to no bearing on the realities of everyday life.

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Cultivating a Love of Learning

Episode 012:
Cultivating a Love of Learning

Over the past month or so I have taken the time to do some deep introspection to recalibrate and recuperate after finishing my second book. I knew that I needed to take some time to work on branding and marketing, even as tempting as it might have been to immediately dive back into writing.

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Assume You Have Assumptions

Episode 011:
Assume You Have Assumptions

This topic came about after a member of a book group mentioned that he was careful to enter into dialogues without any assumptions. Of course, a few members chuckled, myself included.

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Interview w Tony Chabot

Episode 011:
Interview w Tony Chabot

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Suspending Judgment

Episode 010:
Suspending Judgment

The question of whether Suspending Judgment is a veiled form of spiritual bypassing is what initially drove me to delve into this topic.

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Eternity & Time

Episode 009:
Eternity & Time

Starting with the concept of an "All-Encompassing Everything" gives rise to a very different conception of the Universe than the particle-based model that originated with atomists such as Democritus and Leucippus.

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