TSP138 – Time Trek: From promise to disaster.

 
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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

TSP137 – The Undefinable Spirit: With NYC emergency room doctor and children’s author Joanette Weisse.

 
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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

TSP136 – PH Factor: Muzzling Dissent – Access denied.

 
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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’

TSP135 – Time Trek: It’s the apocalypse and Armageddon outta here!

 
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“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’

TSP134 – The Undefinable Spirit: Simran Bhamu – From India with love.

 
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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

TSP133 – PH factor: Becoming Other – If not now, when?

 
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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

TSP132 – Time Trek: Pasteurization – Don’t cry over ‘spoilt’ milk.

 
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The invisible universe of the biome became more visible through the work of many 19th century scientific researchers. One of the preeminent adventurers into the microbial world, Louis Pasteur unveiled the essential role micro-organisms play in the healthy functioning of our ecosystems. Famous for the process of pasteurization, Pasteur was also instrumental in breaking new ground in the vaccine and hygiene domains.

Duration – 35:52

Includes: YouTube excerpts with comic Orny Adams – ‘I Was Raised on Germs’ & comic George Carlin – ‘Fear of Germs’

TSP131 – The Undefinable Spirit: Janet-Lynn Morrison – From 0 to fierce.

 
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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

TSP 130 – PH Factor: Every Breath You Take – The body politic.

 
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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’