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Episode 11: The Physics of Making Decisions and a World That Has 24 Hour Access to You

In This Episode:

  • Ian's realization that he is, in fact, a millennial and not Gen-Z.

  • A discussion about how things aren't good or bad but rather, it depends on the moral lattice that you have been taught in your life and how that adapts over time.

  • We never consented to people having 24 hour access to us and how we try to mitigate that in a world where we carry the internet in our pocket.

  • We don't praise people for the risks they take until it pays off. Most people fail.

  • The art of making life changing decisions can be made through a simple physics demonstration.

  • As humans, we have become more empathetic to people around the world and that is a good thing.

More About Ian

Ian McConnell is a special boy. He likes to sing his little songs and tell his little jokes. There is always someone watching Ian. Are they in… THIS CLOSET??? *opens door dramatically* Alas, just the usual skeletons. Ian has noticed that an increasing number of his socks contain holes. It might be time for some new socks. Ian enjoys books, board games, walks, one-on-one conversations (he tends to drift into the background of group chats), learning new things, re-evaluating every choice made over his entire life, eating large quantities of peanut butter pretzels, wasting his potential, and not being perceived. He hopes to one day become food. Upcoming shows include Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Columbus OH, Pittsburgh, Boston, and New York City, starting April 25th.

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