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TREE Podcast #5 - Determinism, the Struggle Within, and Physics of the Impossible

TREE Podcast #5 - Determinism, the Struggle Within, and Physics of the Impossible

Hosts Jordan Flagel and Taylor Dalke discuss the importance of creative outlets, determinism versus free will, moral blameworthyness, archetypes, and the limits of physical possibilities.

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TREE Podcast #4 - Meatheads, Stereotypes, and Masculinity (with Josh Symons)

TREE Podcast #4 - Meatheads, Stereotypes, and Masculinity (with Josh Symons)

Former CFL lineman Josh Symons joins high school and university football teammate Jordan Flagel to discuss brain development, athlete stereotypes, hyper-masculinity, and challenges associated with helping at-risk youth. The two also reminisce over some meathead moments and share similar stories on how they found their path after sports.

Does anybody really understand climate change?

Does anybody really understand climate change?

I’ll admit it.

I don’t understand climate change.

I have two M.Sc. degrees in environmental science and sustainable resource management, with climate change being a major focus of both (including a thesis that looked at funding carbon sequestration in tropical rainforests). Still, I don’t really understand this complex and confusing phenomenon.

But I do know it’s real.

I know you can’t put centuries’ worth of carbon dioxide into the air and not have an effect on the global climate. Some people think we don’t have the power to alter the global atmosphere, but I doubt these people know...