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Mac Frazier is an author, pastor, and YouTuber who talks about life, and the big ideas in philosophy, religion, spirituality, psychology and culture that can make it more worth living. This podcast is the audio from the YouTube channel, "The Big Idea, with Mac Frazier".

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    • Philosophy

Mac Frazier is an author, pastor, and YouTuber who talks about life, and the big ideas in philosophy, religion, spirituality, psychology and culture that can make it more worth living. This podcast is the audio from the YouTube channel, "The Big Idea, with Mac Frazier".

    Reduce Conflict in Your Relationships

    Reduce Conflict in Your Relationships

    Odds are, many unnecessary conflicts are happening in your life because of two things: your tendency to get stuck on being "right" at the expense of being "good", and the difficulty everyone has in understanding the perspective of others. In this video, I share some insights and some practices that will help you overcome these sources of conflict and improve your relationships with others.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flhouDZYgg4

    • 9 min
    Mac and Pearse Live: Esoteric Writing and Melzer's Philosophy Between the Lines

    Mac and Pearse Live: Esoteric Writing and Melzer's Philosophy Between the Lines

    In this ep, Pearse and I discuss the history of esoteric writing as presented by Arthur Melzer in Philosophy Between the Lines. We discussed the Bible, Swedenborg, Gnosticism, philosophy, and why hidden meanings in texts are sometimes appealing, sometimes annoying. We also spoke on the utility of deriving social value systems from The Simpsons, The Office, and Star Wars.Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcHNlMqbwuk

    • 52 min
    Dealing with Worry During the Pandemic

    Dealing with Worry During the Pandemic

    Well, we're living in a pandemic, and that means social distancing, self isolation and, for some, quarantine. How are you dealing with feelings of worry, anxiety, and concern? Here are five tips on things you can do to manage your spiritual health as we all get through this together.Original video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INKbgjS-fEI

    • 17 min
    Dealing with Coronavirus, Covid, Social Distancing, and Church

    Dealing with Coronavirus, Covid, Social Distancing, and Church

    Once again, my brother and I talked about whatever was on our mind. In this case, coronavirus, covid, pandemics, and social distancing were definitely on our minds. We discussed ways to maintain and strengthen social connections while following social distancing recommendations, using technology for fun and for church, and the general importance of human beings being in community with one another.Original video here.

    • 43 min
    Mac and Pearse Live: Youseetimmy, Daylight Savings Is EVIL

    Mac and Pearse Live: Youseetimmy, Daylight Savings Is EVIL

    In this episode of the Mac and Pearse Thing ("The Mapt"?), brothers Pearse and Mac Frazier spoke about board games, the Assyrian siege of King Hezekiah's Jerusalem, old Lassie episodes, interactive preaching, and the evil that is Daylight Savings Time.To get in on the next live show, follow the official Mac Frazier page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MacFrazier. 

    • 35 min
    Forgiveness 2: How to Forgive When It's Difficult

    Forgiveness 2: How to Forgive When It's Difficult

    Sometimes you get into a conflict with someone and want to forgive them and move on, but it’s hard. How do you do it? In this video, I’ll give you a three step checklist to help you be a more forgiving person, even when forgiveness is difficult. This is the audio from the YouTube video, "How to Forgive When It's Difficult", at The Big Idea, with Mac Frazier.

    • 14 min

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