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Listen to stories that inspire and conversations that influence you to live your best life. Brian & Jenny Sweeney will explore the foundational elements that make up a life worth living. Guests run the gamut from fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle influencers to individuals that have mastered mindset, organization, and motivation. All of our conversations are geared towards helping you amplify your life and become the best iteration of yourself.
 
Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
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The singer, songwriter and artist Jenny Sturgeon has made her home on Shetland, a group of wild and wonderful islands in the North Atlantic. We climb up to the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse where Jenny – who has a PhD in seabird ecology – points out fulmars, kittywakes and a puffin on the vertiginous cliffs. Her latest album “The Living Mountain” was in…
 
Have you ever been curious about what other people believe in or how they navigate the ethical challenges of life? Ancient philosophy was partly used as a way to better understand the best way to live life. In this episode of Point of Inquiry, Jim Underdown talks to two of the editors of How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Ph…
 
In this episode, Jenny & I explore the idea of how to find additional time in your day to work on the goals in your life (that you can't seem to make time for). While most folks will limit their "go time" to the conventional workday - the hustlers are finding opportunities to make 1% gains. More in the show. 👤 Connect with Team Sweeney: IG Jenny Sw…
 
The Official Folk Albums Chart Show from Folk on Foot features Jon Boden talking about the Bellowhead re-union, Katherine Priddy on her long awaited debut album and an interview with Lady Nade featuring an unexpected interruption. Plus music from Gwenifer Raymond, Peter Bruntnell, Chloe Foy and MG Boulter. --- Access over 100 performances from doze…
 
In this episode we continue the conversation about pesticides and genetically modified foods and the implications they may have on you and your family. Be sure to catch Part One here if you want to get caught up. Unbeknownst to many everyday foods are increasing your risks to certain cancers, Parkinson's, hormone disruption, and more. Scary stuff. …
 
A question on the minds of many theists and non-theists alike is why are so many Americans leaving religion and becoming religiously unaffiliated? What are the underlying factors causing this shift? In today's episode we dive into what the data shows about this movement with Ryan Burge, author of the new book The Nones: Where They Came From, Who Th…
 
In this episode we lay the groundwork for some of the environmental concerns (pesticides, GMOs, organic agriculture) associated with poor digestion, the onset of cognitive issues, rashes, low energy, child behavioral issues, and more. We separated the show into two parts so as to not cut short the abhorrent discovery of a heavily used pesticide in …
 
The wonderful English fiddle player Sam Sweeney has been a key member of Bellowhead, Leveret, Eliza Carthy’s Wayward Band and many other collaborations. He’s also made two acclaimed solo albums. He takes us up to the top of Swift’s Hill, where he plays the tune of the same name. Along the way he tells stories of his hero Dave Swarbrick, his unfinis…
 
Ever wonder what the Bible says in regards to sex? Does God actually have a standard for sex, and if so what is it? These will be just a few of the topics we will cover in today's episode. I would encourage those of you with young listeners to screen this episode first to see if you approve of it for your child. Email: DaughtersofDoctrine@gmail.com…
 
Welcome to Season 3 of the Amplify Network! In this episode, we're revisiting what it means to self-motivate yourself into prioritizing your health and fitness in a post-covid society. 👤 Connect with Team Sweeney: IG Jenny Sweeney - https://www.instagram.com/rtbjeneral/ IG Brian Sweeney - https://www.instagram.com/_briansweeney/ Twitter: https://tw…
 
In the June/July issue of Free Inquiry, today's guest Greg Paul makes the case that a loving God cannot possibly exist next to all the suffering and death, children have had to endure throughout human history. In his piece, he claims this fact has the, "...potential to accelerate the already rapid decline of the illusion that is theism." On today's…
 
Hey! Welcome back to Daughters of Sound Doctrine (DoSD) and thank you guys for your patience these past few weeks with the lack of episodes. I am happy to annouce today's podcast will definitely get you thinking and prayerfully reconsidering a few misunderstood topics that have arisen in the church. Buckle up ladies as we dive into the parable of t…
 
The Center for Inquiry Investigations Group tests extraordinary claims from anyone who believes they have paranormal or supernatural abilities like telekinesis, mind reading, and many otherworldly talents. The group offers a $250,000 prize for anyone able to prove a paranormal ability under mutually agreed upon test conditions. The group then repor…
 
A finger style guitarist with a uniquely impassioned vocal style, Jim Ghedi was born and brought up in the Crookes area of Sheffield. He takes Matthew Bannister to his Nan and Grandad’s terraced house where he heard a lot of Irish music as a child. Jim rejected folk music at first, but found his way back to it as a teenager. Now he’s steeped in the…
 
Annabelle Gurwitch is an award-winning actress, comedian, and writer. She's also a secular humanist and a skeptic, though that hasn't always been the case -- at least not the skeptic part. On this episode Annabelle speaks with host, Jim Underdown about her beliefs, her new book, life as a performer, new age religions and cults, and dealing with adv…
 
Ever wonder what God's will is for your life? Is God's will something that can be known, and if so how? These are a few of the topics we will discuss in today's episode. So stay tuned for a thoughtful discussion about this very important topic. Email: Daughtersofdoctrine@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/daughtersofsounddoctrine…
 
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