415: Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan on Spiritual Journeys

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Rainn Wilson is a well-known actor, comedian, podcaster, producer, and writer. He’s also a former guest of The One You Feed, and this time, he is with Reza Aslan, Reza is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and is the best-selling author of Zealot, The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Rainn and Reza host the popular podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake.

In this episode, Rainn & Reza discuss spirituality, religion, and this journey called life.

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In This Interview, Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan and I Discuss Spiritual Journeys and …

  • Their new podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake
  • Happiness, positive psychology, and Dr. Martin Seligman’s work
  • How increased joy and well being comes from acts of service
  • Realizing that what you are seeking is already within you
  • The spiritual act of pausing rather than reacting
  • Rituals as a form of remembering
  • Beliefs are meaningless if we don’t practice regularly
  • The journey to find God is internal, not outside of us
  • Esoteric and exoteric properties of religion
  • Faith and doubt and how they are meant to go together

Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan Links:

Metaphysical Milkshake – YouTube

Rainn’s Website

Reza’s Website

Rainn’s Twitter

Reza’s Twitter

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If you enjoyed this conversation with Rainn Wilson & Reza Aslan, you might also enjoy these other episodes:

Discovering Spiritual Truths with Pete Holmes

Cultivating Mindfulness with Cory Allen

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