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Jan 11, 2021

Biologist, philosopher, author, and Stoic, Dr. Massimo Pigliucci discusses the wisdom behind living a stoic lifestyle.

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Welcome to episode 67!

Today, Dr. Massimo Pigliucci tells Zach how he discovered stoicism and why he began practicing.

They also discuss the history of stoicism as well as...

Jan 1, 2021

We wish you a HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

In the spirit of overcoming difficult times, I'm sharing an interview that I conducted with a man named Michael Galipeau (AKA Mikey G)-- the interview was a segment of the LPP Podcast (which you should check out on YouTube or audio podcast)

Mikey was raised in a state-run institution which...

Dec 23, 2020

William B Irvine speaks with Zach Rhoads about his philosophy of life, stoicism, and he offers exercises for stoic practice (as per his popular books "A Guide to the Good Life", "The Stoic Challenge," and others).

Some relevant discussion topics from todays' episode:

- William's stumbling across (and landing on)...

Nov 23, 2020

Jessie Dunleavy is an author and drug policy reform advocate whose son Paul died of an accidental drug overdose. She went on to write a memoir about Paul's life from her perspective called, “Cover My Dreams In Ink”.

Today, Jessie and I talked about the memoir and the myriad topics included in its pages:


Nov 9, 2020

Welcome to The Social Exchange Podcast! 

Today's guest is Dr. Jeffrey Singer. 

Dr. Singer shared his thoughts and professional opinions about America's COVID response-- the good, the bad, the upsetting, and the hopeful--  and what he believes are the most sensible and holistic approaches moving forward. 

He also...