Wednesday Wrap-Up: Does Free Will Exist? with Bob Ewing

“We walk around the world and we think that we’re logical people, but we’re not. We’re emotional intuitive creatures.” – Bob Ewing Every week at Praxis, participants and alumni gather for Praxis Wednesdays, our weekly group discussions featuring guest speakers, academic debates, and skills workshops. This past week, we were joined by Bob Ewing for…

Wednesday Wrap-Up: A Discussion on Rational Choice Theory w/ Dr. Peter Leeson

Every week at Praxis, participants and alumni gather for Praxis Wednesdays, weekly group sessions designed to hone intellectual ability and build practical skills applicable to the professional world. These sessions cover everything from academic subjects — philosophy, history, and economics — to technical skills participants can use in their careers — such as writing, marketing,…

Wednesday Wrap-Up: Philosophy Night with Steve Patterson

Every week at Praxis, participants and alumni gather for Praxis Wednesdays, weekly group sessions designed to hone intellectual ability and build practical skills applicable to the professional world. These sessions cover everything from academic subjects — philosophy, history, and economics — to technical skills participants can use in their careers — such as writing, marketing,…

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The Rough Draft Mindset | Forward Tilt Podcast

Vague and general questions get vague and general answers. If you want valuable input from others, create something first and then ask for feedback on it. In this week’s Forward Tilt Isaac talks about the rough draft mindset–an approach to getting more valuable feedback from others by creating first and then reaching out for support. Whether…

Who Needs Philosophy?

This post was co-authored by T.k. Coleman and Grant Parker. A philosophy professor of mine once said “There’s a difference between talking trash about the air you breathe and actually trying to breathe without air.” Mocking the value of philosophy is like talking trash about the air you breathe. Living without philosophy is like trying…

Is ‘Follow Your Passion’ Good Advice, or Cheesy Claptrap?

There are numerous excellent articles and books advocating the idea that you should follow your passion, live your dreams, only do things that you love. There are numerous excellent articles and books advocating the idea that you should just master something people value, rather than what you value, and that will earn you the money and…