This Anthro Life

is creating A show about little things we do as people that shape humanity

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About This Anthro Life

Hey, it's Adam from This Anthro Life Podcast.

Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. We all want to live happy lives we feel are worthwhile (Spoiler alert, so did the Aztecs, and they can teach us a thing or two). AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. YouTube algorithms invisibly sets the rules for what we do and don't see. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. This Anthro Life brings you smart conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds to make sense of it all. We dig into truth and hope in our creative potential through design, culture, and technology.

TAL is about changing your perspective. We believe the world needs more holistic, patient thinking that puts current events in context, and brings to light past histories that illuminate the stories of what it means to be human. We promote Science Communication, address real issues like gender inequality and the #MeToo Movement, and teaching race in the American classroom.

I'm asking for your support in this labor of love. This Anthro Life borrows from anthropology, social science, journalism, pop writing, and entertainment to bring you deeply researched, engaging, fun and accessible podcasts that help you understand the world better and give you the tools to be more socially savvy and effective world citizens.

Why? Supporting This Anthro Life on Patreon will allow us to do cool stuff like produce higher quality episodes, more in-depth research, experiment with new formats, and maybe even getting help editing and producing the show. Your support allows us to make more frequent content and free up some of our time to do important things like building good lives with our families, friends, and partners. Not to mention it lets us promote the good work of holistic social science thinking to wider audiences.

How? Patreon uses reward levels that allow you to tailor your TAL subscription. Tiers begin at just $1 a month, which is likely less than daily your coffee habit. It’s certainly less than mine. By becoming a patron you're supporting an independent podcast and, ultimately, the production of creative media dedicated to social impact, coming out of TAL's new production studio Missing Link Studios.

What? If you'd like to go above and beyond to help us do things like travel for an episode, invest in equipment, create video and animations, help designers to make infographics and custom images, then picking any of the larger support levels will certainly help do these things!

It goes without saying that we would greatly appreciate your financial support. We cannot do this without you. But we’ll say it anyways. Thank you. We greatly appreciate it, and you make the difference between wishing the world were a better place and making sure all of us have access to real and trustworthy information and perspectives.

The Patreon model has us place rewards here to entice you to donate, but if we're both honest... you're here because you understand what we’re trying to do with This Anthro Life, and you think the 6+ years we put into episodes, writing, and production is worth it! You get it. And we get you. You're a fellow social strategist.

Warm Regards,

This Anthro Life Podcast

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- Thank you so much for stopping by, every little bit is appreciated!
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