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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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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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Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Brett Vienotte from School Sucks and Justin Arman of Parents for Liberty join Laurette Lynn to ponder the balance between personal freedom and critical thinking skills.  We discussed the natural, but often missed dynamic relationship therein thereby highlighting the significance of critical thinking as the foundation [...]

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Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Gene Odening joined me again to continue our discussion on an education based on the principles of the Trivium.  The Trivium has been incorporated into Gene’s experience from childhood.  He now shares his insights and  experience to help others grasp the concept of Trivium education.  Having [...]

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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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More Trivium: Grammar

More Trivium: Grammar

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, Gene Odening helps us discover and review the Grammar phase of learning as it relates to the concept of Trivium.  When we open our mind to the concept of learning organically, we see that human development, as it relates to learning and building [...]

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Is the trivium schooled out of us? – My Own Education Story

As I learn more about the trivium by listening to various podcasts, reading articles and suggestions of how to implement the practices, I have come to the realization that this is how I have always learned. It is was never taught to me though, so I have to wonder if this “process” is innately coded [...]

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Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sure to be archived as another one of my favorite interviews, I am pleased to present to you the enclosed discussion between myself and Author, Historian and just really great lady, Susan Wise Bauer!   We discussed Susan’s work, her home ed experience and more. I asked [...]

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More Trivium: An Introduction with Gene Odening

More Trivium: An Introduction with Gene Odening

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Welcome to your intellectual pilgrimage folks. I’m honored to have had the pleasure of interviewing long time Trivium student, philosopher and advocate, Gene Odening, for a multi-part, exclusive Unplugged Mom Radio presentation on the Trivium. Here you will find my brief explanation of the series immediately [...]

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