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030: Is being an expert actually beneficial?

A short and sweet TnT podcast. Tao and Tyler dive into a comparison between generalists and experts. Everyone talks about how they want to be the great in something (i.e. an expert), but does that rea...

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029: How to control your thoughts to get more time

We constantly feel like there is not enough time in a day to get important tasks done. However, are all those tasks really that important? Or are our thoughts getting in the way of being productive an...

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028: What matters in life?

Tyler and Tao talk about what matters in life, and discuss how they came to understand what matters to them. Everyone is different, so what in life matters to you?

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027: Friends

Tyler and Gunnar talk about friendship and the requirements that it takes to build meaningful relationships. What do you think that it takes to have friendships that aren’t just superficial?

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026: Conventionalism

Today, the monkeys talk conventions and their utility. What is a convention and conventionalism? Is it simply a set of rules or some other thing that society expects us to do? What does it mean to liv...

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025: Who am I?

Today, we got a dynamite podcast. Gunnar is out trying to figure out the human tradition of Thanksgiving. This leaves Tao and Tyler to talk about their identity, and how to find your own identity. We ...

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024: Are murder documentaries a good thing?

Today on the podcast, Tao, Tyler, and Gunnar discuss murder documentaries! After a quick catch-up after Tyler’s vacation, the monkeys chat the effects of watching murder documentaries. Why are Canadia...

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023: Teaching for the future and creating things

Today on the podcast, Tao and Gunnar talk about the accessibility of education and whether or not teaching creativity is feasible. Does increasing access to education lead to a reduction in standards?...

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022: The Creative Funk

Today on the podcast, Tao and Gunnar chat about creativity. How do people stay creative and consistently produce new things? When experiencing times of creative block, how does one escape this mindset...