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Reach Truth Podcast

Reach Truth Podcast

By Tasshin Fogleman
Tasshin talks to interesting people about interesting things!
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Recording Conversations and the Non-Naive Trust Dance with Malcolm Ocean
Tasshin speaks with Malcolm Ocean (@Malcolm_Ocean) about recording conversations, his friendship with Eric Chisholm, and the Non-Naive Trust Dance. This conversation is licensed with a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. Malcolm on Twitter Malcolm's Website More on the NNTD If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
September 11, 2021
Spiel and Community with Murat Ayfer
Tasshin talks with Murat Ayfer (@mayfer) about his chat software Spiel, moderation, fractal localism, markets, advertising, federation, and more. Try Spiel Murat's Twitter Murat's Website If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
September 10, 2021
Yoga and Intimacy with Rosalind Atkinson
Tasshin speaks with Rosalind Atkinson (@wholebodyprayer) about yoga, daily practice, romance, sexuality, intimacy, and the spiritual path. Rosalind on Twitter Rosalind's Website Rosalind on Instagram Rosalind discussing William Blake with River If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
September 1, 2021
Critical Rationalism and Art with Lulie Tanett
Tasshin speaks with Lulie (@reasonisfun) about critical rationalism, Taking Children Seriously (TCS), Gendlin's Focusing, Internal Family Systems, the Alexander Technique, and art.  Lulie's Philosophy Twitter Lulie's Social Twitter Lulie's Website If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 29, 2021
Qigong and Taiji with Stanwood Chang
Tasshin speaks with Stanwood Chang about the internal martial arts, Qigong, Taiji, movement practices, and meditation. Stanwood's Tai Chi and Qi Gong Classes If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 26, 2021
Myths and Narratives with River
Tasshin talks with River in the Wilderless (@the_wilderless) about magick, Jung, Jungian Active Imagination, Depth Psychology, the Temenos account (@in_the_Temenos), co-learning workshops, possible future trends in spiritual practice, the power of myths and narratives, and available archetypes for the spiritual path. River on Twitter Temenos on Twitter River's Patreon If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 25, 2021
Stream of Consciousness Writing and Correspondence with Geoff Lewis
Tasshin talks with Geoff Lewis (@gplewis) about stream of consciousness writing, correspondence and direct messages (DM's), different artistic mediums and platforms, capitalism, and the creative process. Geoff on Twitter Geoff's Linktree Geoff's Patreon If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 18, 2021
Pedagogy and Privacy with Taalumot
Tasshin and Taalumot (@taalumot) discuss Dharma pedagogy, memes, his collaboration with @meditationstuff, anonymity and other Twitter social dynamics. Taalumot on Twitter If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 17, 2021
Developmental and Organizational Psychology with Sofia-Jeanne Caring
Tasshin talks with Sofia-Jeanne Caring (@sofiajeanne_c) about the Gurdjieff work, circling, developmental and organizational psychology.   Sofia-Jeanne's Website Sofia-Jeanne on Twitter Sofia-Jeanne on LinkedIn If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon:
August 14, 2021
Embodiment and Boundaries with Jane Miller
Tasshin talks with Jane Miller (@joespurpleshirt) about coaching, shadow work, boundaries, and massage school.   Jane on Twitter Jane's Newsletter  If you enjoyed this podcast, consider supporting Tasshin on Patreon.
August 12, 2021
Movement Practices and Learning with Eric Chisholm
Tasshin dives deeper with Eric Chisholm (@LordChisholm) about learning theory, dance, Tai Chi, and contemplative practice.   Eric on Twitter Previous episode If you enjoyed this episode, consider supporting Tasshin and the Reach Truth Podcast on Patreon.
August 11, 2021
Business and Tacit Knowledge with Cedric Chin
Tasshin talks with Cedric Chin about mental models, reading and research, blogging, business, tacit knowledge, and naturalistic decision making.   Cedric's Twitter Commonplace Blog
August 5, 2021
Meditation Protocols and Safety with Mark
Tasshin talks with Mark (@meditationstuff) about his history with meditation practice, his various protocols and teaching efforts, and the power of introspection in community.   This conversation is licensed with a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.   Mark on Twitter Mark's Book Mark's Blog
August 2, 2021
Loveydoveys vs Douchebags with Michael Curzi
Tasshin talks with Michael Curzi about their interpersonal dynamics, lovey dovey people, douchebags, and shadow work. Curzi on Twitter:
August 1, 2021
Buddhism and The Precepts with Hap Savage
Tasshin talks with Hap Savage about Advaita, Buddhism, nature and druidry, drugs and psychedelics, sexuality, ethics and the precepts, and the teacher/student relationship. Featuring a guest appearance from Hap's partner, Buddhi!  Hap on Twitter Buddhi on Twitter
July 27, 2021
Social Metta Meditation with Vince Horn
Vince Horn teaches Tasshin Social Metta Meditation, an approach he and Emily Horn developed at Buddhist Geeks based on Kenneth Folk's Social Meditation. Social Meditation Guide May It Arise Pith Metta Social Thanksgiving The Four Immeasurables
July 22, 2021
Libraries and Friendship with Visakan Veerasamy
Tasshin talks with Visa (@visakanv) about his ambitious goals, libraries and the internet, the mentorship relationship he has with Dinesh Raju, his book plans, the ethics of speech, and friendship.    Visa on Twitter Visa's Website Visa's Books Tasshin's Conversation with Dinesh
July 6, 2021
First Person Perspectives and Dancing with Eric Chisholm
Tasshin speaks with Eric Chisholm about his new podcast, first-person perspectives, dancing and movement practices, and Malcolm Ocean's non-naive trust dance.   Eric on Twitter Mark / Meditation Stuff
June 27, 2021
Tea Ceremony, NVC, and Money with Lyndsey Harrington
Tasshin talks with Lyndsey about tea ceremony, Zen and contemplative practice, Non-Violent Communication (NVC), Circling, and money.   Wingmakers Project
June 26, 2021
Orbit and Community with Rosie Sherry
Tasshin and Rosie speak about Rosie's history with community building, Rosieland, the Orbit Model and software. Rosie on Twitter Rosieland on Twitter Rosieland Orbit Orbit Model
June 22, 2021
Mentoring and Models with Dinesh Raju
I speak with Dinesh Raju, CEO of ReferralCandy about mentoring, business, models of the world, and more. Threads about Dinesh Anafore's Beliefs How We Manage
June 18, 2021
Posting and Vibing with Rival Voices
In this episode, I speak with Rival Voices (@nosilverv) about posting on Twitter, spiritual practice, psychological work, Gendlin's Focusing, feedback loop diagrams, vibing, Awakening, and more.   Rival on Twitter Rival's Vibing Diagram
June 17, 2021
Transparent Generosity and Open Source Dharma with Vince Horn
Tasshin talks with Vince Horn, the founder of Buddhist Geeks, about his history with practice, different stages of the Buddhist Geeks project, and how Buddhist Geeks is using models like transparent generosity, open source dharma, and holacracy to evolve the Dharma for the 21st century.    Vince's Website: Vince on Twitter: Buddhist Geeks: Buddhist' Geeks Transparent Generosity page:
June 4, 2021
Patterns and Systems Health with Gordon Brander
Tasshin and Gordon discuss Gordon's website and the patterns he's found through curating it; his career in technology and the trends he's seeing for the future of the web; his current project around note-taking and creativity; and finally what he's seeing and predicting for the future of the climate crisis.   Gordon's Website: Twitter: Subconscious:
May 13, 2021
Flirting and Wisdom with Ms G
Tasshin talks to Ms G about her flirting journey and coaching, and how that relates to gratitude, paying attention, friendship, and living a life of joy and generosity.   Ms G on Twitter: Ms G's Talking Points thread:
May 3, 2021
Spirituality and Environmental Action with Satyavayu
In this video, Tasshin speaks with Satya, the practice guide and vision coordinator for Touching Earth Sangha.  Satya has done monastic training in multiple Zen traditions and has also learned from Tibetan Dzogchen masters, sufi musicians, Indian raga artists, and taiji teachers. Satya does not maintain any lineage affiliation, and encourages the questioning of the institution of sectarian lineage, as to whether it helps or hinders our practice of awakening. Committed to remaining without a private dwelling, and fundamentally money-free, Satya settled in Portland, Oregon,where he has been leading a Sunday sitting group for many years, and has been helping Food-Not-Bombs bring free vegetarian feasts to public parks.   This conversation is licensed with a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license (   Satya on Medium: YouTube Channel: Touching Earth Sangha: Contact Satya:
April 30, 2021
Philosophical Life Coaching with Pamela Hobart
Tasshin and Pamela discuss Pamela's Philosophical Life Coaching by Email service.   Pamela's Twitter: Pamela's Newsletter: Pamela's Influences: The Existential Sandwich:  Work with Pamela: Pamela's Online Courses: Pamela's Austin Office:
April 28, 2021
Being Jewish, Doing Zen with Kyōsaku Jon Mitchell
Tasshin talks with Kyōsaku Jon Mitchell (@kyosaku_jon) about Zen, Judaism, and spiritual practice as a contemporary Westerner and lay practitioner with a family.  Atlanta Soto Zen Center: Jon's Website: Jon's Podcast, Householders:
April 19, 2021
Dharma Gates with Aaron Stryker
Tasshin and Aaron discuss meditation, yoga, and the history and future of Dharma Gates, a non-profit dedicated to bringing deep contemplative practice to young people.   Dharma Gates:  Donate Page:  Blog post about Dharma Gates:
April 13, 2021
W's, Muditā, and Culture with Teddy Raccovelt
In this conversation, Teddy Raccovelt (@TeddyRaccovelt) and I talk about his W's threads, muditā, masculinity, Christianity, space exploration, and the prospect of global government. Teddy on Twitter:  Teddy's Writings:
April 12, 2021
Meditation, Psychedelics, and Clinical Research with Dan Grossman
In this video, I talk with Dan Grossman about meditation practice, monastic training, clinical research, trauma, and psychedelics. Dan currently works as a research assistant at the VA Boston Healthcare System and intends to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.   American Yoga Foundation: Contact Dan about the Psychedelics + Contemplative Practice Affinity Group: dhgrossman92 @gmail
April 9, 2021
Partner Meditation with Donna Rodriguez
Donna Rodriguez and I talk about her life story and what partner meditation is, and then practice it together!   The We ONEing:  We App:  Glimpses of Communitas w/ Donna Rodriguez (The Stoa):
April 1, 2021
Ethics of Care, Epistemic Injustice, and Speciesism with Cat Swetel
In this video, I speak with Cat Swetel about how Ethics of Care and Epistemic Injustice relate to speciesism and environmental degradation. The first half is a more typical interview format; the second half is more of a conversation where we use the ideas Cat shares to make sense of speciesism.   Cat's Website:  Cat on Twitter:  A Technologist's Introduction to Epistemic Injustice - Cat Swetel and Jabe Bloom: (Esp. 0:00 to ~25m)
March 31, 2021
Philosophy and Monasticism with Laura Cleveland
Laura Cleveland is an alumna of St. John's College, and has done Zen training at San Francisco Zen Center, Tassajara, and Korinji Rinzai Zen Monastery. Twitter:  Instagram:  Laura's Blog / Tumblr:  Zen Embodiment Bare Bones Conversations: Episode 2 Laura Cleveland:  Zen Embodiment with Corey Hess - The Stoa:
March 28, 2021
Strategy with Ben Mosior
Ben Mosior is an absurd but friendly methodology whisperer who specializes in unorthodox ways to intentionally think, know, and do. Strategy Mind Map Image:  Hired Thought:  Learn Wardley Mapping:  Ben's Twitter:  Monastic Strategy:
March 26, 2021
Lovingkindness Meditation and Self Therapy Techniques with Maija Haavisto
In this conversation, Maija and I discuss meditation, metta / lovingkindness, the jhanas (concentration states), insight meditation, IFS, and more! Unfortunately the recording has Maija's camera pinned, so it only shows Maija rather than both of us! My apologies - I thought this conversation would be worth posting anyway! Maija Haavisto's Personal Website: Maija on Twitter: Maija's YouTube Channel: IFS Book Recommendation: Alexander Technique Book Recommendation: Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) Book Recommendation:
March 24, 2021
Meditation and Attachment with Cedric Reeves
Cedric Reeves is a meditation teacher who teaches traditional contemplative practices as well as more novel therapeutic modalities like the Ideal Parent Figure protocol, which is aimed at repairing insecure attachment styles.   Attachment Repair: Cedric's Meditation Website: Cedric's YouTube Channel:
March 20, 2021
Productivity with James Stuber
James Stuber and I discuss productivity, the Theory of Constraints, performance coaching, and the Digital Productivity Coach.  James' Twitter: James' YouTube Channel: James' Blog: The Digital Productivity Coach:
March 19, 2021