Month: April 2020

Almost Awakened: 038: Five Wives Vodka
Almost Awakened: 038: Five Wives Vodka

Mekael and Bill sit down with Steve Conlin from Five Wives Vodka to discuss the The History of their company and the challenges that their company has faced in getting their product out and how the alcohol industry generally is developing. As a side tangent we also touch on the history of the Barrison Sisters. We discuss the religious and…

Almost Awakened: 037: Street Epistemology With Anthony Magnabosco
Almost Awakened: 037: Street Epistemology With Anthony Magnabosco

Today Mekael and Bill sit down with Anthony Magnabosco who has pioneered the recorded demonstrations of Street Epistemology. Street Epistemology is a conversational tool that helps people reflect on the quality of their reasons and the reliability of their methods used to derive one’s confidence level in their deeply-held beliefs. Anthony shares how this works, what his motives are, how…

Almost Awakened: 036: Ryan Poulsen – Emergency First Responder – Awake in Life’s Most Tragic Moments
Almost Awakened: 036: Ryan Poulsen – Emergency First Responder – Awake in Life’s Most Tragic Moments

Mekael and Bill sit down with their good friend Ryan to discuss his career as a Fireman and Paramedic. They talk about what it takes to handle life’s most harrowing moments. How to process tragedy. What is death to one who encounters death often. What First Responders to emergency situations do to process the horrific moments. And more.

Almost Awakened: 035:  Historical Pandemics
Almost Awakened: 035: Historical Pandemics

Mekael and Bill in lieu of the Covid19 Pandemic decide to do a brief historical dive into major pandemics in human history. RESOURCES: https://www.mphonline.org/worst-pandemics-in-history/ https://www.livescience.com/worst-epidemics-and-pandemics-in-history.html https://www.history.com/news/pandemics-end-plague-cholera-black-death-smallpox https://www.visualcapitalist.com/history-of-pandemics-deadliest/ https://www.healthline.com/health/worst-disease-outbreaks-history#1 https://www.health.com/condition/infectious-diseases/worst-pandemics-in-history