I’m your host, Lucas Land! I have spent a lot of my life learning how to have difficult conversations… often the hard way. Along the way I’ve met some incredible people and learned how wonderful the world can be when I try to understand others, get curious, and ask good questions! I currently live in Bolivia with my family and our dog Orie O. (You can follow him on Instagram at @orie.o_cookie!)
April 12th, 2020 | 35 mins
In this episode I talk to Suzannah Gonzales of The News Literacy Project about why there's so much misinformation, what w can do about it, and how her organization can help!
The News Literacy Project – https://newslit.org/
March 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 4 mins
Well, when I recorded this interview with my friend Sharyl we lived in a very different world. We weren’t thinking about global pandemics, social distancing, or using zoom quite as much as we are now. Many of us are sheltering in place and facing...
March 15th, 2020 | 40 mins 42 secs
In part 2 of my conversation with Carl McColman we talk about technology’s effect on us, why we are afraid of silence, and what it can contribute to better conversations. On his podcast Encountering silence they always take a 30 second pause of...
March 8th, 2020 | 43 mins 22 secs
In this episode I talk to Carl McColman about technology’s effect on us, why we are afraid of silence, and what it can contribute to better conversations. This will be a two part conversation that we will finish next week. On his podcast Encountering...
March 1st, 2020 | 57 mins 44 secs
In this episode I talk with Paul Kirst about his work with Better Angels to teach and promote dialogue across the red and blue divide. We also discuss civil wars both past and future and what they might teach us.
Better Angels Workshops –...
February 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
In this episode I talk to Erin Payseur Oeth about how to get beyond the binary in our discussions, being co-creators of the communities where we live, and we reveal the hidden truth that… the government is us!
February 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
In this episode I talk to Pastor Erica Lea Simka about LGBTQ identities and terminology, practice introducing myself with my pronouns, get corrected more than once, and we almost have an altar call when she tells me about the antidote to call out...
February 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
In this episode I talk to Michael Evans about empathy, what it is and how it works. We also talk about our feelings, why dads are the MOST emotional, and develop our new brand… the Baptist Buddha!
February 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 27 secs
Lucas talks with sex therapist Julie Jeske about how to talk about sex, why it's so difficult, and what the BDSM kink community can teach all of us about how to improve our relationships!
Julie Jeske – http://juliejeske.com
January 26th, 2020 | 53 mins 52 secs
Lucas talks to immigration lawyer Anali Looper about why people migrate to other countries, myths about immigration, and we get down and dirty with the nitty-gritty details of the immigration system.
American Gateways –...
January 19th, 2020 | 55 mins 49 secs
In this episode I talk to Tommy Estlund about his podcast the Curiosity Hour, how we know when to block or unfriend someone, and why we don’t want to be like Marty McFly.
January 12th, 2020 | 56 mins 32 secs
Lucas talks to Pam Larrichia about unschooling, awkward conversations about parenting, and ways we can work on connecting more with our kids and each other.