philosophy

TREE Podcast #12 - Politics and the Environment (with Taylor Dalke)

TREE Podcast #12 - Politics and the Environment (with Taylor Dalke)

He’s back! Taylor Dalke returns with some hot takes on the current state of the political spectrum, with sometimes differing and sometimes agreeable input from Jordan Flagel. The two discuss the shifting nature of liberal and conservative attitudes, extremes on both ends, and how each of them views the issues - and potential solutions - facing society today. Then, Jordan outlines his vision for how to usher in clean energy and how to lose the carbon emissions without unnecessarily stranding infrastructure and assets.

TREE Podcast #7 - Sensory Deprivation (with Isaac and Dustin from FloatLife)

TREE Podcast #7 - Sensory Deprivation (with Isaac and Dustin from FloatLife)

Dustin and Isaac from Calgary-based FloatLife join the TREE podcast to discuss the benefits of sensory deprivation tanks, psychedelics, and how mindfulness can lead to becoming a better person - as well as lead to a better society. The crew is also joined by Isaac's girlfriend Marlene, who shared her own experiences in the tank and with several ceremonies including ayahuasca and cacao. The podcast took place immediately after a float session, allowing all five participants to share what they had just experienced. 

*Exclusive for TREE listeners: mention the podcast and get a special one-time float price of $39 at either FloatLife location, whether you are a newby or expert

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.

TREE Podcast #3 - Morality, Purpose, and Robots (with guest Taylor Dalke)

TREE Podcast #3 - Morality, Purpose, and Robots (with guest Taylor Dalke)

Taylor Dalke joins Jordan Flagel on the first TREE podcast of 2018 to discuss the morality of breeding, finding purpose in life, the science of meaning, robot workers, and the feeling of accomplishment compared to the neuro-chemical feelings induced by drug use. The two also discuss the initial impromptu Jamaica trip that helped spark the creation of TREE.