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If you enjoy my previous philosophical musings with my good buddy Pat Flynn, you’re going to enjoy this podcast. 

That’s because in it, Pat Flynn and I discuss the concept of scientism, “the Science” with a capital “S,” as well as epistemological questions like “how do we know what we know?”

Pat is a repeat guest not only because I enjoy our conversations, but I’ve gotten great feedback from listeners who like hearing about these deeper, philosophical topics we wade through. Plus, I believe the answers to these “big” questions like the ones we discuss in these philosophical tangent episodes (or at least the act of thinking about them) can help us live a better life.

In case you’re not familiar with Pat, not only is he a fitness expert who is known for his kettlebell prowess, but he’s also a podcaster, philosopher, and author.

In our discussion, we talk about . . .

  • Science with a capital “S” and how we know what we “know”
  • When and why to be skeptical of “the science”
  • What scientism is and what science can and can’t tell us
  • The concept of a “bully consensus”
  • How we can use this information to make better choices
  • And a lot more . . .

So, if you want to learn what scientism is, why science isn’t always the answer to all questions, and how we really know what we know, listen to this podcast! 

Timestamps:

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6:58 – Is the science behind the vaccine safe? Is what we think we know real? 

26:45 – Why should I be skeptical about science? 

30:53- How can we “know things” through science?

36:24 – Do you have examples of scientific research that has proved certainty or truth? 

41:40 – What is the human relationship with science? 

1:04:48 – Should we be skeptical of science or trust science? 

1:23:33 – How can this information help us to make better choices in our lives? 

Mentioned on the Show:

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