This six part series on philosophy is presented by popular British philosopher Alain de Botton, featuring six thinkers who have influenced history, and their ideas about the pursuit of the happy life. 1. Socrates on Self-Confidence 2. Epicurus on Happiness 3. Seneca on Anger 4. Montaigne on Self-Esteem 5. Schopenhauer on Love 6. Nietzsche on HardshipRead More
Unless you’re new to the internet, you probably know that Tesla was an incredibly popular scientist and inventor who was WAY ahead of his time. But was he really the valiant underdog against the Goliath of Edison that we’ve come to know and understand? Despite what you may think, there are actually TWO Teslas – Read MoreRead More
“Google it” seems to be the quick and easy answer for every question we could possibly ask, but is finding facts the same thing as KNOWING? Having billions of facts at the tips of your typing fingertips may not necessarily be making us any smarter. Some people even think it’s making us more stupid and Read MoreRead More
Math is invisible. Unlike physics, chemistry, and biology we can’t see it, smell it, or even directly observe it in the universe. And so that has made a lot of really smart people ask, does it actually even EXIST?!?! Similar to the tree falling in the forest, there are people who believe that if no Read MoreRead More
In the 42nd episode, John Hess explores Dr. Brené Brown’s research on Vulnerability and Shame and how it may be the key to understanding our lives as filmmakers and our relationship with our audiences.