Creating Utopia The Podcast
How Does Jordan Peterson Know What’s “True”

How Does Jordan Peterson Know What’s “True”

March 27, 2018

Jordan Peterson has become a rather prominent and polarizing figure as of late. Whether you agree with his positions, or find yourself opposed, his message and arguments are worth listening to and considering. This Podcast focuses on a fundamental issue I've found with his message, that can hopefully cause a moments pause.

Sam Harris, Free Will & The Isolation Problem

Sam Harris, Free Will & The Isolation Problem

March 19, 2018

We are all isolated to a certain degree. No matter what we experience in this life, there is no one person who understands or even can understand perfectly the perspectives of every other person on this planet. We need to recognize our own limitations, we are never the ultimate arbiter or decision maker, but what is important to recognize, is that we feel like we are.

The Young Turks and The Arbitrary Level of Offense

The Young Turks and The Arbitrary Level of Offense

March 12, 2018

We are all afraid of something. We are all offended by different things, at differing degrees, and this is something we need to recognize is completely personal and arbitrary. This episode examines The Young Turks, the worlds largest online news media outlet, to describe how we don't necessarily have to feel the same way as everyone else. It's okay to be different, and we need to respect everyone, actually..everyone.

New Rule: Bill Maher Needs New Rules

New Rule: Bill Maher Needs New Rules

March 4, 2018

The first episode of Creating Utopia is about conversation and Bill Maher. He's made quite an impact in his life, and one could argue that the way he communicates is the reason he is in the position he's in. I find myself thinking, "What is he accomplishing?" Is it time to step back and analyze whether how and what we are saying is bringing us together, or pushing us apart?