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Who is your degree for, and what is your degree for? The answer to such a question might appear obvious, but as we will see, it is far from straight forward. To examine the value of an online degree we first begin by understand the difference between learning and a degree, opening the door to explore not just "online degrees" but degrees in general…
 
The world’s best poker player aren’t GREAT because they are able to make “BIG DECISIONS” in a moment of pressure—in fact quite the opposite. The greatest poker players rarely make big risky decision they learn to make SMALL informed and calculated bets over tens of thousands of hands. When we understanding that we are playing iterative infinite sum…
 
What happens when you work hard and give your all and fail. The disappointment is real. There are two sources for these "failures": 1) Other people didn't want what ever it was, or an uncontrollable circumstance happened, regardless wasn't your fault. Rejection can hurt. 2) You didn't perform well enough. Ouch. I'm not sure which is worse--but good…
 
Becoming an Itamae (a master Sushi Chef) is a long and difficult journey. But so is the path to fulfilling our destiny. The path to finding and fulfilling our purpose isn't clear or straight forward. It is one filled with pit falls and difficulties--which can derail people for their entire live. Listen as we learn how the path to becoming a Itamae …
 
We continue the discussion with Dr. Weikart about his book The Death of Humanity: and the Case for Life: https://amzn.to/3laeHzb (affiliate link). We ask one big question in this episode: does my world view, the construct by which I view the world, align with what I conscience and understand of what it means to be a human? This episode strike at th…
 
Richard Weikart is Professor of History at California State University, Stanislaus. He completed his Ph.D. in modern European history at the University of Iowa in 1994, receiving the biennial prize of the Forum for History of Human Sciences for the best dissertation in that field. His revised dissertation, Socialist Darwinism: Evolution in German S…
 
Today we are joined by Kevin Monroe, podcaster and business coach . . . and most importantly my doppelgänger! In this second episode we continue our conversation and discuss why faithfulness in more important than success, and why EVERYTHING ALWAYS comes back down to people. And--don't miss the second half of this episode where I digest and give my…
 
Today we are joined by Kevin Monroe, podcaster and business coach . . . and most importantly my doppelgänger! That is right--when I came across Kevin's podcast I was blow away to find someone who talks about the same ideas as I. And--the conversation did not disappoint. It is the beginning of a long friendship for sure. If you enjoy my podcast--you…
 
We finish up this three part answer from a question from the audience with discussing an important framework that enables us to understand and sort highly complex issues in culture and society. We've have been building up to this frame work for some time now, and I'm excited for the chance to articulate this concept explicitly, which has been appea…
 
We continue to answer a question from a listener like you were we cover: What was America REALLY founded on? Jim Crow Laws Brown vs. Board of Education Neo-integrationism Dunbar Highschool Social interventionism The Health Care System Who started the KKK? Who abolished Slavery? When was slavery FIRST abolished in America? This isn't my favorite top…
 
In this episode we field a question from the audience from Episode 160 on Social Justice. With that question we cover: Are women systemically oppressed by the tyrannically patriarchy? Who REALLY makes more money--men or women? Three Levels of Abstraction: object, experience and concept. Importance on multi variable analysis. In order for us to answ…
 
Fear and Love are to core drivers to boundaries. Fear causing us to run from negative consequences and love driving us towards positive relationship and outcomes. One without the other produces toxic relationships. Love or fear directed in the wrong manner produces unhealthy patterns and cycles. Fear negative results drives us from wrong doing--but…
 
Rights, Entitlements . . . and boundaries? And how our conflation of these terms are creating a toxic environment. Rights and Entitlements, strangely enough we are going to tie this into our interpersonal lives with boundaries and how most of the things I read about “boundaries” are really entitlements masquerading as rights. What is the difference…
 
Words matter. The meaning of our words matter. And understanding their meaning is critical to understanding our world and acting within it. In this episode we discuss justice and how it contrasts with what has come to be referred to as "Social Justice". We define the meaning of Justice, Mercy, Grace, and Judgement and "Social Justice" as defined by…
 
The nuclear family is under attack maybe more than every before in history—Today we discuss why some are working to erode family values, and why we must defend it . . . In this episode we talk about: How to escape poverty Role and strength of the Nuclear Family Why Black Lives Matter as a movement is dangerous Why we must discern truth NOT just pus…
 
During the Chinese Cultural Revolution Totalitarian control was carried forth by undermining traditional morality, the family unit and public displays of violence through struggle session to strike terror into the hearts of the people because if you could strike terror in the hearts of men and women—you could control society. If you remember a coup…
 
French Revolution began 150 years of chaos, war, bloodshed, revolution…. Each movement being eaten by the next… France in the 1789 had LOTS of problems: high tax on poor, Rich, oppression etc. CLEARLY in need of Revolution. America had just gone through their own revolution. But the ideal of these two revolutions were VERY different. In America, th…
 
There are six traits of totalitarian cults: 1) Control of the environment 2) A system of rewards and punishments 3) Creating a sense of powerlessness 4) Fear and dependency 5) Reforming the follower’s behavior and attitudes 6) Closed system of logic. These were described by Margaret Singer’s Cults in Our Midst (1996). In 1952, Asch wrote: ‘The grea…
 
In this episode, I break down some of my thoughts from a previous episode with Dr Egnor (E153). If you see a group movement or state that denies the individual's though, variety of opinion, agency and replaces it with group identity, social constructionism, and uses fear based terror based tactics such as cancel culture, intimidation, isolation, an…
 
How can we take responsibility for the pain in our lives and not pass that pain on? Our words have the potential to release us from the perpetual pain of traumatic experiences. In the second part of my conversation with Dr. James Pennebaker, we discuss healthy ways individuals can process traumatic experiences and the power of expressive writing. D…
 
Did you know your usage of pronouns and prepositions might reveal parts of your personality that you’re not even aware of? Language is powerful, even the words you don’t even think about, like pronouns. Our guest Dr. James Pennebaker is a social psychologist and currently holds the position of the Regents Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts at the…
 
In part two of my discussion with Dr. Michael R. Egnor, we continue our discussion about neurophilosophy. In this episode, Dr. Egnor brings attention to the importance of embracing the free will of humanity. Dr. Egnor is an award-winning brain surgeon and a research professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at the State University of New York. You c…
 
Dr. Michael R. Egnor discusses the intersection of philosophy and neuroscience in today’s episode. He is a research professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at the State University of New York. As an award-winning brain surgeon, Dr. Egnor brings a unique perspective to our discussion about the difference between the mind and the brain. You can find…
 
In this episode, Dr. Stephen Hicks (@SRCHicks) and I continue our conversation about the fruits of radical Marxism. He elaborates on the danger of prioritizing the collective over the individual and explains the process through which individuals adopt their worldviews. Dr. Stephen Hicks is a professor of Philosophy at Rockford University, the execu…
 
Dr. Stephen Hicks (@SRCHicks) highlights underlying philosophical assumptions that individuals hold while discussing race and racism. In part one of my discussion with Dr. Stephen Hicks, we evaluate these assumptions such as the subjectivity of truth, the worldview of life as a zero-sum game, and how we came to value group identity over individuali…
 
Branden Polk has dedicated his life to advocacy for the most vulnerable, the developing of transformational leaders, and to changing the way society addresses today's most sensitive topics such as race, sexuality, criminal justice, education, faith, and more. Branden focuses on building strong relational connections, developing leaders, and innovat…
 
Disclaimer: We are two individuals processing, examining, and seeking to understand the complex aftermath of the brutal killing of George Floyd. We both are working through these ideas out loud with one another. This is what we need to do. Dialogue with one another even if your ideology sits outside of one political identity group. (Especially if y…
 
We continue our discussion with Dr. Michael Keas, if you are just joining us now and if you haven't heard the first half of our conversation where Doctor Keas breaks down the E.T. enlightenment myth. These myths have been fed to us are just that . . . MYTH. We continue the conversation as Doctor Keas talks about Do curses and witchcraft have negati…
 
Doctor Michael Keas is a Ph.D. holder in the history of science from the University of Oklahoma. He is an adjunct professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Biola University. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute. Doctor Michael Keas experienced some of the last historic moments behind the Berlin Wall as a bright scholar in E…
 
We continue the conversation with Big Hass talking about a topic near to his heart--autism. We discuss autism, how fathering a child with autism has deeply impacted him in growing in compassion and empathy. Many people view autism as a disease, as being less than human. But Big Hass shares how he is taking steps to change the stigma around Autism, …
 
Big Hass opens up in this personal interview where we break down hip hop in the Arab world and why so many of us are hungry for validation. In this first segment we hit on: Being a Father to the Hip Hop movement in the Middle East True hip hop culture Identity Searching for affirmation and love How to reach masses without selling out Big Hass opens…
 
Masoud Al Rawahi and I continue our conversation from the previous segment (Episode 141)--if you haven't listened to the first hour go back and listen to follow along the conversation. We hit is hard from the top of the show on billionaires (or trillionaires) and what I really think of them. The power of checking your EGO at the door to find the ri…
 
Masoud Al Rawahi comes on the show to discuss the beginning stages of his start up PhazeRO. The conversation quickly develops into a discussion on how individuals (like you and me) can develop our skillset and learning framework to solve real problems. Many times we float about picking up general knowledge that is generally unemployable and unusabl…
 
In this second hour with Branden, we continue our discussion about Ahmaud Arbery--specifically in relationship to how we personally should reflect, respond, and act in light this event. The biggest take away for me was Branden sharing how the voluntary embracing of pain and suffering opens the doors to a rich life. We conclude this talk with Brando…
 
Ahmaud Arbery was killed Feb 23, 2020. This past week startling footage of his killing surfaced sparking outrage when those who committed the killing were still walking free with out being prosecuted. In this first segment of the episode we break down the know facts of the case, the legal standing and arguments, and shocking conclusions of the DA w…
 
Own the Future has taken on a NEW name--The Lucas Skrobot Show. Listen to learn WHY, and what to expect these new changes to bring. I answers questions like . . . What caused you to change the name? Is "Own the Future" totally going away? What is happening to "Weaver and Loom" Will you still be doing interviews? How often will you be releasing epis…
 
I've been thinking a lot about "tolerance" lately--and what it truly means to be tolerance. Tolerance is the freedom to criticize all ideas, ideologies, religions, system etc, WHILE loving those who hold ideals and values that are different than ours. In Episode 135 Dahlia Rahaimy and I talk about power of disagreement and how you can maintain rela…
 
A few months ago I was interviewed by Brooke Payne on her podcast Yield Podcast. Brooke asked great questions and pulled some great stuff out of me that I normally don't get to talk about--like spirituality... You can find her podcast here: https://redcircle.com/shows/yield-podcast/ And her social media here: http://www.instagram.com/brookeapayne A…
 
A few months ago I was interviewed by Brooke Payne on her podcast Yield Podcast. Brooke asked great questions and pulled some great stuff out of me that I normally don't get to talk about. You can find her podcast here: https://redcircle.com/shows/yield-podcast/ And her social media here: http://www.instagram.com/brookeapayne Also... if you are fee…
 
Dahlia Rahaimy has been following and reporting on the development of Saudi Arabia for two decades. In this episode we look back into some of the milestones that KSA has proudly achieved over the last three decades. From there we focused the conversation on the steps that must be taken by society in regards to education and culture to continue to m…
 
We go beyond the present day numbers, stats, and COVID news cycle and we discuss the ecology of viruses and how this crisis is merely a dress rehearsal that will shape society for the next century. We hit on: The testing needed to pull out of this crisis. Why countries are responding differently Sweden's approach What countries and cities might wil…
 
Naja Faysal left a fast paced lifestyle to return to Lebanon to relaunch an anti-establishment-elementary school in the Shuuf region. Naja re-birthed a school for the less fortunate children--but instead of focusing on traditional education, Naja designed the ciruclumn around tech, play, and creativity. As you might expect . . . things didn't quite…
 
Waseem is the founder of Diggn'it aa Arabian beard care company seeks to change the way the world sees the beard, through aiming to grow a community of healthy men who are proud of their beards. BUT--that isn't primarily why I ask him to be on the show. Waseem studied biology, anthropology, religion, AND has a masters of social science. Waseem was …
 
Ayman is business growth specialist, advisor, and public speaker, dedicated to helping founders, investors, government entities, and enterprises meet their growth objectives. We discuss how we can invest into our children, invest into our business and invest into ourselves the right way so that we can be prepared for the uncertain and unknown futur…
 
Khalid barely survived the 2008 financial crisis--but his business did not. Today we talk about the lessons we can learn from the market collapse in 2008 that will help us navigate the Corona Crisis. We hit on: Who you need in place around you What you should be investing in The asset that will pay greatly after this crisis How long might this cris…
 
We dive deep into the significance and purpose behind Abdullah's work and what it means for him and the community. Abdullah pulls back the curtain on what True Story Tent means for him and more importantly what is has begun to create within the community in Muscat, Oman. Be sure to follow Abdullah who made this possible: You can find Abdullah on In…
 
Dr. Curry, MD graduated from University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine in 1976. He completed a residency at University Of Toronto, and received a Masters of Public Health from John Hopkins University from the School of Hygene and Public Health in 1978, and has been in practice for 46 years. Twenty of those years he spent fighting Tuberculosi…
 
On this episode of Weaver and Loom we talk about doing better work by saying no to tolerance. That is right--intolerance is the name of the game, believe it or not it will lead to better work and a higher level of excellence. Also--a short confession and case and point of the episode. This was the first episode I've recorded LIVE on instagram and y…
 
I have a confession to make... that is I began to believe a lie, and then the lie became "True" I believed I was stuck. (Stuck aka not moving). But by believing that lie and began to move in the opposite direction than desired. To take more steps to live a focus life to achieve your dreams and fulfill your destiny–get my book Anchored the Disciplin…
 
Are you stopping yourself from pursuing your dreams or beliefs because you are afraid of what others might think? If so you are "self censoring". The ONLY person stopping you from taking action on your beliefs and dreams is YOU. To take more steps to live a focus life to achieve your dreams and fulfill your destiny–get my book Anchored the Discipli…
 
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