Making Sense of Science and Spirituality — Alyson and Tripp Lanier

Do you know any white guys with dreadlocks?

Could you be in a cult without even knowing it?

And is it possible for science and spirituality to co-exist?

My wife Alyson and I decided to have a coffee date…with microphones. This means I got to ask her silly questions, and she did what she normally does — dig down to find the deepest, grittiest stuff she can find.

In this conversation:

  • White guys with dreadlocks
  • Shameful teenage walls
  • Playboy centerfolds in the fort
  • Cults and creepy group think
  • Drinking with zen masters


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About Tripp Lanier

Tripp Lanier is a professional coach, author of This Book Will Make You Dangerous, and host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp which — for over a decade — has been downloaded millions of times.

Since 2005, he has spent thousands of hours coaching people all around the world to get out of the rat race, become an authority in their field, and make a great living doing the work they were put on this earth to do. Over the years he’s designed several businesses to support a simple lifestyle focused on freedom, ease, meaning, and fun.

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About Alyson Lanier

Alyson Lanier is a multifaceted expert at the intersection of psychological and spiritual healing. With a 30 year career in Psychotherapy that includes a BA, MA, and LPC in psychology, Alyson supplemented her education with extensive training and certifications in attachment work, Gestalt therapy, Transpersonal psychology, Shambhala Buddhism, internal family systems, and Psychedelic assisted psychotherapy. Her professional journey encompasses over 50,000 hours of therapeutic experience working with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents across clinical and private settings.

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