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The Portal Podcast #024: Kai Lenny – To Play and Flirt with Giants

In a world which is often slow-moving and even stagnant, there are always sectors and individuals who buck the trends. In this episode of The Portal, Eric sits down with his favorite surfing hero Kai Lenny who is pioneering a new approach to big wave surfing. By availing himself of the latest technology and dedicating […]

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The Portal Podcast #023: Prof. Agnes Callard – Courage, Meta-cognitive Detachment and Their Limits

Philosopher and University of Chicago Professor Agnes Callard sits down with Eric on this episode of the portal. Agnes is a champion of the philosophical tradition of attempting to detach the capacity for inquiry and reason from the fog of feelings and societal taboos that often keep us from delving deeper into the questions that animate […]

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The Portal Podcast #022: Ben Greenfield – Wheat From Chaff in Human Fitness

Eric sits down with leading fitness geek, guru, thinker and human guinea-pig Ben Greenfield to learn how one of the world’s most highly regarded trainers and fitness experts cuts through the nightmare that is our medical literature.  The academic and medical literature in health and medicine is a disaster. Studies are performed and reported in […]

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