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Competition

Competition

Bill and Sheldon discuss competition and how we can shift our brains around how we view competition. It’s not as innocuous as it first seems – it’s actually quite toxic.  Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A...
The Right Way To Make A Decision

The Right Way To Make A Decision

This week, Bill and Sheldon talk about the right way to make a decision, and how it differs from making the right decision.  Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in...
Personal Memory

Personal Memory

Bill and Sheldon discuss personal memory and collective memory, and how they affect our thinking and therefore, how they affect the story of our living.  Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod...
What Do You Know?

What Do You Know?

This week’s podcast started as a discussion of “what do you know”? It then shifted into a discussion around the mass killing that happen in Nova Scotia and why an inquiry more necessary than ever. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded...
Who Runs Our Lives?

Who Runs Our Lives?

This week, Bill and Sheldon talk about who runs our lives – politics, economics, nature? The myth of neoliberalism is discussed…and homoeconomics. Say that three times fast.  Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A...
Reimagining the Police

Reimagining the Police

Bill and Sheldon discuss what it would be like if we decide to reimagine the police and law enforcement.  Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...
What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic

What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic

This week on Shift For Brains, Bill uses the concept of “sociological imagination” to discuss what we’ve learned from the pandemic, and what we have to do with what we have learned. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory....
Rules To Live By

Rules To Live By

This week Bill & Sheldon discuss rules to live by  – social norms, morality, a philosophy of action –  all things we need to consider deeply, especially in this changing time. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A...
Discussions in Times of Crises

Discussions in Times of Crises

This week Bill & Sheldon talk about how to have discussions in times of crises. How do we have these discussions without them becoming degenerating and becoming hurtful and useless. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A...
White Fragility: Confessions of a White Man Part 2

White Fragility: Confessions of a White Man Part 2

Bill and Sheldon continue their discussion about the pandemic of racism that is being exposed across the world. Shift for Brains is recorded in Mi’Kma’ki unceded Mi’kmag territory. A co-production with The Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 CHNI in Halifax, Nova...