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Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I happily engaged in Intellectual Intercourse during a LIVE UM Radio broadcast on 12/6, with fellow podcaster, philosopher and intellectual ponderer Jarett Sanchez.   We discussed… well… discussing.  In our modern, fast paced culture, wherein we are almost constantly bombarded with talk and noise and artificial stimuli, [...]

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Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed What has the mis-education from the school system done to us? What is Plato’s Cave and how can we find our way out? What is the point of OWS and why should we even care? What is “Believer Beware”? In what way was 9/11/01 an American [...]

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Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A delightful interview with Kelly Halldorson. Best known for the Unschool Bus, Kelly is a school-free Mom living and learning in liberty!  While the Halldorson’s can only be loosely defined as “Unschool” it wouldn’t be accurate to use the term “home educators” either…. unless of course [...]

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Man Versus Machine: A Media Ecology Discussion

Man Versus Machine: A Media Ecology Discussion

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Is humanity struggling to compete with cyber-reality?  Are modern children held captive by media? In this lengthy and extremely useful discussion, I had the unique opportunity to speak with one rare  and brillant intellectual who has dedicated a research career to examining media phenomenon and it’s [...]

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Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, I am delighted with the company of Michael Strong, entrepreneur, autodidact, visionary and eloquent critical thinker.  This was an enlightening and thought provoking conversation on the purpose of education, the necessity of broad horizons and the bright and hopeful ideas that are helping [...]

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Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A description simply doesn’t do it justice.  Here is a taste of what is discussed, pondered and provocatively punctuated in this episode: Wearing Freedom as Fashion Statement Angelina’s cowardly Boobies Freedom without brains Teenage Rebellion Freedom, Testicles and Vaginas How to argue Idiocracy Walk the Talk [...]

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Beyond Unschooling -The John Holt Legacy: Interview with Pat Farenga

Beyond Unschooling -The John Holt Legacy: Interview with Pat Farenga

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed “Be the Parent all the time”–Pat Farenga Did I ever enjoy this magnificently useful discussion with Pat Farenga, THE (surviving) pioneer of Unschooling.  Yes, THE pioneer.  Mr. Farenga worked closely with his friend John Holt on home education advocacy, activism and collaboration from 1977 until 1985 [...]

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Adam Kokesh Endorses Laurette Lynn for President!

Adam Kokesh Endorses Laurette Lynn for President!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed No, not really.  I’m not running for office of any kind,  but I did have the pleasure of joining Adam once again as he agreed to grace our unique Unplugged audience with his views on the modern American sociopolitical climate, his thoughts on the future of State [...]

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Buying Permission for Freedom & Implied Slavery -Episode 2

Buying Permission for Freedom & Implied Slavery -Episode 2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed   Listen in on the conversation! Filibuster motivation, implied panic, suggested slavery and illusion of solution. How the implication of slavery drives the imposition of solution. Why do we ask permission to be free? What do women need to be “liberated” from? Why do homosexuals need [...]

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing Mr. John Taylor Gatto in Spring of 2011.  I release this important interview to you now to honor the work that he does and help further education about school! For more information about John Taylor Gatto or related [...]

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Surveillance! Who is watching your children?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Surveillance! The end of personal privacy.  A conversation with Kaye Beach from Axxiom for Liberty Radio on the consequences of unauthorized surveillance in schools and in public.        

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Unplugged Mom: Fixing All Parenting in the World

Unplugged Mom: Fixing All Parenting in the World

I was very pleased to co-host the first hour of a live call-in episode of Freedomain Radio with Stefan Molyneux.  This exciting event took place on May 20th, 2012 .   We discussed parenting challenges, questions, observations and I shared some of my experience, insights and information. We certainly did not fix all parenting as Stefan [...]

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Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Rod Smith, creator of the Natural Philosopher and the Curriculum for Ecological Intelligence, joined me for this very unique, interesting and fun episode of UMRadio.   If you’ve heard any episodes from the Trivium series here on UMRadio, you know that I’ve talked with other guests about [...]

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Unplugged Youth: On the Farm with Birke Baehr

Unplugged Youth: On the Farm with Birke Baehr

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Young,  home educated Birke Beahr is a speaker, writer and advocate with a passion for educating others, about the destructiveness of the industrialized food system and the enlightening alternatives of sustainable and organic farming, food and practices. The youngest presenter at TEDx Next Generation Asheville 2010, [...]

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Charlotte Mason Learning

Charlotte Mason Learning

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I am proud to present this exclusive UMRadio  interview with Sonya  from www.simplycharlottemason.com.  Here at UM, we strive to encourage the world to ‘unplug’ from conventional and compulsory system of schooling in order to live and learn free from intervention.   We bring you information, research and [...]

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