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TSP145 - PH Factor: What’s The Bottom Line? - Conclusion vs Inclusion.
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TSP145 – PH Factor: What’s The Bottom Line? – Conclusion vs Inclusion. Our approach to dealing with the complexities of the modern world is profoundly affected by our decision to take a conclusionary or inclusionary attitude. From our dealings with Covid to child rearing to friendships and spousal relationships, the choice between inclusion and conclusion can make a ‘world’ of difference and a different world.

Duration 31:55

Posted: February 28, 2021

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TSP144 - Time Trek: Pinocchio - A tale of two puppets.
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TSP144 – Time Trek: Pinocchio – A tale of two puppets. The relevance of this world renowned, classic children’s story about the transformation of a marionette, points to the fictionalized culture that we live in, in which we choose the stories that agree with our worldview. A look at two versions of Pinocchio, the original published in 1883 and the Disney film version of 1940, reveals the malleable nature of storytelling.

Duration 31:59

Posted: February 14, 2021

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TSP143 - The Undefinable Spirit: Ricky Schaede - Engaging the ethereal.
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TSP143 – The Undefinable Spirit: Ricky Schaede – Engaging the ethereal. Dedicated Orangeville, Ontario painter/writer Ricky Schaede is a great example of how to creatively carve out a life as a professional artist. Inspired by spiritual experiences on a trip to Guatemala, Ricky has devoted bis young life to fostering the creative process through the teaching and making of art. Ricky Schaede: https://www.rickyschaede.com

Duration 32:17

Posted: January 31, 2021

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TSP142 - PH Factor: Business ‘Not’ as Usual.
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TSP142 – PH Factor: Business ‘Not’ as Usual. Two lockdowns within a year have posed near insurmountable challenges to ‘business as usual’, forcing business owners and entrepreneurs to seek out creative ways of remaining commercially viable. Our conversation includes Tattoo artist and illustrator/author Jayme of Fabled North Tattoo Inc., who shares her broadening perspective in the face of lockdowns imposed due to Covid. Fabled North Tattoo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabled.north.tattoo

Duration 35:14

Posted: January 17, 2021

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TSP141 - Time Trek: Hindsight is 2020.
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TSP141 – Time Trek: Hindsight is 2020. Beyond the obvious stresses and suffering brought on by Covid, 2020 has been a year of significant change. In this episode we review the past 12 months, discussing and highlighting some memorable audio clips from some of the 26 episodes we recorded throughout the year, including exchanges with 8 different guests on ‘The Sill’ podcast. EXPLICIT CONTENT

Duration 35:44

Posted: January 3, 2020

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TSP140 - PH Factor: Silver Linings - The bright side of Covid.
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TSP140 – PH Factor: Silver Linings – The bright side of Covid. In this year of trials and tribulations, of viruses and lockdowns, the resiliency of people across the planet has been nothing short of inspirational. As we navigate forward, maintaining a positive attitude is proving to be an instrumental coping mechanism. We share our views and those of some our listeners.

Duration 43:07

Posted: December 20, 2020

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TSP139 - The Undefinable Spirit: Lest We Forget - With historian/writer Hugh Brewster.
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TSP139 – The Undefinable Spirit: Lest We Forget – With historian/writer Hugh Brewster. Writer/historian/theatre artist Hugh Brewster is truly a man of many hats. In this interview, Hugh shares fascinating stories, from meeting Jacqueline Onassis and James Cameron, to working with Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic.
Hugh Brewster: http://www.hughbrewster.com

Duration 40:40

Posted: December 6, 2020

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TSP138 - Time Trek: From promise to disaster.
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TSP138 – Time Trek: From promise to disaster. Disaster has befallen humanity countless times throughout history, From the Titanic to The Great Depression to the failed revolution of the 1960’s, the hosts, along with Canadian historian Hugh Brewster, explore the promise that preceded the calamity.

Duration 42:51

Posted: November 22, 2020

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TSP137 - The Undefinable Spirit: With NYC emergency room doctor and children’s author Joanette Weisse.
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TSP137 – The Undefinable Spirit: With NYC emergency room doctor and children’s author Joanette Weisse. Inspired by a question about dying from one of her grandchildren, NYC emergency room physician Joanette Weisse talks about and reads from her newly penned and just released picture book – Giggles in my Heart – which deals with the real fears children are experiencing during this time of Covid. Joanette Weisse: https://joanetteweisse.com

Duration 28:22

Posted: November 8, 2020

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TSP136 - PH Factor: Muzzling Dissent - Access denied.
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TSP136 – PH Factor: Muzzling Dissent – Access denied. The right to free speech is not a given. In this day of ‘unfriending’, it is easy to muzzle our fellow human beings, in order to control the narrative. From censorship on campuses to discouraging your children from, “Speaking until spoken to”, the impulse to deny self expression is a social sickness in need of healing.

Duration 39:41

YouTube excerpt with Brendan O’Neill – ‘Freedom of Speech and Right to Offend’

Posted: October 25, 2020

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TSP135 - Time Trek: It’s the apocalypse and Armageddon outta here!
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TSP135 – Time Trek: It’s the apocalypse and Armageddon outta here! “It’s the end of the world as we know it.”, has been a refrain heard many times before in human history. From the cult of Christianity to Nostradamus’s prophecies to the tragedy of Jonestown to the Covid-19 crisis, the challenge to avert disaster has been a catalyst for change.

Duration 37:11

YouTube excerpt with Rod Serling – Twilight Episode ‘Obsolete Man’

Posted: October 11, 2020

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TSP134 - The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu - From India with love.
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TSP134 – The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu – From India with love. From Delhi to Canada, Simran Bhamu’s journey has taken her through poverty, immigration, racism, politics, and ultimately a fulfilling life in a country she now calls home. Simran Bhamu is the definition of a very capable, compassionate and enlightened soul. Simran Bhamu: simran.bhamu@gmail.com

Duration 42:32

Posted: September 27, 2020

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TSP133 - PH factor: Becoming Other - If not now, when?
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TSP133 – PH factor: Becoming Other – If not now, when? This period of Covid-19, has catalyzed the impulse towards personal and societal change. The question is how capable are we, as individuals and members of society, to realize these changes, given the power of traditional thinking and habits?

Duration 34:56

Posted: September 13, 2020

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TSP131 - The Undefinable Spirit: Janet-Lynn Morrison - From 0 to fierce.
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TSP131 – The Undefinable Spirit: Janet-Lynn Morrison – From 0 to fierce. If there was ever an example of how a world view can impact one’s life, Janet-Lynn Morrison is one. Understanding, forgiveness and resiliency resonate throughout our phone conversation with this intelligent and caring soul. Her story of moving ‘from 0 to fierce’ is compelling and inspirational. Janet-Lynn Morrison: https://www.janet-lynn.com

Duration 45:22

Posted: August 16, 2020

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TSP 130 - PH Factor: Every Breath You Take - The body politic.
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TSP 130 – PH Factor: Every Breath You Take – The body politic. Is it even possible anymore, that human beings can communicate with each other, directly and authentically, given the pandemic of politicization? The challenge to defy categorization is paramount in our attempt to resist the ‘isms’ that have engulfed us.

Duration 48:52

Two additional YouTube segments featuring Esther Perel on ‘The communication error we all make, and how it intensifies conflict’

Posted: August 2, 2020