Jesse Ventura – OFF THE GRID/LIFE ON MARS – Think Again ep. 20

Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, the multifaceted Jesse Ventura.


   

 

How to tell conspiracy and crazy apart.  How six months a year "off the grid" in Mexico changes your perspective on everything. The "water bear," a possible alien life form among us. 

This week on Big Think's podcast, host Jason Gots talks with legendary professional wrestler, author, actor, and former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura, who has just published his latest book, American Conspiracies

Three surprise clips from Big Think's interview archives launch a thoughtful, searching, sometimes personal discussion of our accelerating culture and how to live the life you want. 

Listen to THINK AGAIN, EPISODE 20 – OFF THE GRID/LIFE ON MARS (feat. Jesse Ventura)

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    About Think Again - A Big Think Podcast: If you've got 10 minutes with Einstein, what do you talk about? Black holes? Time travel? Why not gambling? The Art of War? Contemporary parenting? Some of the best conversations happen when we're pushed outside of our comfort zones. Each week on Think Again, we surprise smart people you've probably heard of with handpicked gems from Big Think's interview archives on every imaginable subject. These conversations could, and do, go just about anywhere.


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