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Seize The Moment Podcast

Jan 31, 2022

On episode 118, we welcome neuroscientist and literary scholar Angus Fletcher to discuss literary tools for personal character development; how literature can be therapeutic and spark creativity, reduce stress and anxiety, and promote personal growth; why archetypes in storytelling don’t exist and stories are actually...


Jan 23, 2022

On episode 117, we welcome philosopher Richard Pettigrew to discuss ‘The Russian Nobleman’ thought experiment, what makes you a self, whether we should be held to the commitments made earlier in life, the notion of the perpetually dying self and how it can alleviate the terror of death, how the philosophical...


Jan 16, 2022

On episode 116, we welcome philosopher Lewis Gordon to discuss his new book ‘Fear of Black Consciousness’, how Critical Race Theory is misunderstood and why it’s challenged, the parable of the Anglican minister and what it teaches us about systemic oppression, Harriet Bailey and how her radical love for Frederick...


Jan 9, 2022

On episode 115, Alen and Leon discuss how having boundaries is crucial to the wellbeing of the relationship to yourself and others, the challenges that people face with setting boundaries for themselves and in their relationships, the difference between being liked and respected, passive-aggressive behavior and its...


Jan 2, 2022

On episode 114, we welcome philosopher Christian Miller to discuss the nuances of moral character; why most people aren’t fully good or fully bad; how their ethical choices fluctuate in various situations and sometimes because of minor environmental influences; the famous Stanley Milgram experiment and the more obscure...