Open, structured, unfiltered conversations about life, love, spirituality, and self-development. We're asking the uncomfortable questions and trying to delve deep into the topics that aren't brought up as often. We're attempting to break barriers, destigmatize taboos, in hopes to ultimately build stronger connections and inspire positive change. Instagram: @thepotcastegypt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Potcast-100736141705108/
Episode 12: Religion and Spirituality
Did God create us or did we create God? Listen to this episode as Muhammad Sami discusses his journey through religion, and how it is deeply embedded in his thirst for knowledge, spirituality and philosophy. We discuss the core elements of religion and how it governs elements of our society today.
The Origin and Growth of Religion - Wilhelm Schmidt
The Sacred and the Profane -Mircea Eliade
Le Stupide XIXe Siècle -Léon Daudet
Napoleon’s Egypt -Juan Cole
From the Ruins of Empire - Pankaj Mishra
God and Man in the Koran - Toshihiko Izutsu
The Rape of Man and Nature - Phillip Sherrard
Episode 11: Palestine - Ahmed Harara
متى سنرى وجهك يا حنظلة؟
Ahmed shares stories of home in Gaza. He speaks of the optimism and relentlessness of
Palestinians in some of the harshest conditions.
Hearing his story will give you a little perspective
Episode 10: Surfing Through Life - Omar Sobky
Surfing represents much more than sport, its peace of mind, its connecting to nature. Listen to Omar as he shares with us his passion for surfing, and how it is the gateway to a simple life.
Episode 9: Summit of the Self - Omar Samra
Peak after peak. We deconstruct values and try to overcome the challenges of the summit within. We’re still at the base of the mountain, but we’re looking forward to the journey. Listen to Episode 9 as Omar Samra guides us through the first climb! We hope you can achieve more by climbing the summit within.
Episode 8: Relationship Surgery - Nour Youssef
Nour’s words are the scalpel that cut into the truth of our emotions. She opened up the layers as we took a look into the way we maneuver relationships, and our feelings around them. She shares hard truths that we may now want to hear. Listen to wisdom of the wise (and passionate)!
Episode 7: El Sayes - Tarek Abou Zayed
Cairo’s coolest sayes tells us about Egypt’s overwhelmingly chaotic parking phenomenon. We delved deep into how the system works, what the root cause of the problem is and tried to give him a platform to let us know his side of the story! Listen to Tarek’s incredible stories!