The Nod
You Don't Make Free People
Aug 5, 2019 · 55 min
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Each week this August, we’re updating some of our most thought-provoking episodes. This week: writer Casey Gerald reflects on what we lose when we buy into the promise of the American dream. We first talked to Casey about his book “There Will Be No Miracles Here,” back in November of 2018. At the end of the episode, there's a very special update from from Casey, including the realization that he was thinking about freedom, and how we get free, all wrong. We want to encourage you to discuss these episodes with friends and family, too, so we’ve put together a handy guide on how to organize your own podcast club. It’s like a book club, but for podcasts. Visit for more info.

Recommendations from Casey:

Chani Nicholas workshops

"Awakening the Three Psychic Knots" meditation

"An Ecstatic Experience" by Ja'Tovia Gary

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