What is real? What is true? And who has the advantage when it comes to survival of the fittest: those who see it like it really is, or those who don’t?
Today Glenn does some Mormon-focused riffing on Donald Hoffman’s 2015 Ted Talk “Do we See Reality as it is?”
So if 90% of our 70,000 daily thoughts are repeats from the previous day — if our bodies create repetitive habits over time, and reinforces those habits unconsciously over and over and over again, how exactly can we change? Today’s episode explores Dr. Joe Dispenza’s advice.
How many throughts do you typically think on any given day? 600-700 maybe? 6000-7000 maybe?
Nope. It’s 60,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day. And 90% of those are thoughts that you are repeating from the previous day. And 50% percent of your memories are false.
What does that mean for the way you live your life?
Today Glenn addresses these questions as he walks you through part of Dr. Joe Dispenza’s recent series on the brain: Rewired.
Glenn and Tom discuss the movie Joker (spoiler alert — we talk about spoilers) and make the ever-so-obvious connections to Joseph Smith and the Mormon church. Enjoy!
What do Brigham Young and Charles Manson have in common? All you need is love — AKA shedding a wicked person’s blood so that they can pay for their sins and be exalted in the highest degree of the Celestial Kingdom. Cuz that is what Jesus REALLY meant when he said “love your neighbor as yourself.” It’s right there in the Journal of Discourses. Straight from the mouth of a prophet of God. Take a listen.
Glenn shares his thoughts on the Ronald E. Poelman talk/talks from 1984 and drops some Infant gen conf goodies from the past
What is the difference between justice and injustice? What is the difference between actively disrupting the status quo and passively maintaining peace and order? In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr Day, Glenn shares with you his thoughts on the powerful and impactful messages in the Letter from Birmingham Jail; how it has influenced key times in his life, and the potential influence it has for today.
Our beloved “Brother Jake” suffered a sudden, serious cardiac event on November 28 and remains in intensive care. This episode contains a few of Jake’s many wonderful contributions to this project. His family also created a Go Fund Me page to raising money for his recovery so he can get back to being the devoted husband, father, brother, son, and friend we know and love.
Jake’s Go Fund Me page:
Bob is joined by Logan to review the documentary Church & State about the legalization of gay marriage in Utah. They also come up with the definitive top 5-ish list of Mormon documentaries.
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