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In a polarized world, ideas need to bring people together.

Ideapod is a source of inspiration for people who see things differently. Our platform helps people to escape from societal and educational conditioning so they can live life on their own terms and turn ideas into reality.

Our platform promotes much more than a free exchange of ideas. We support people in building a deeper connection with themselves, others around them and society more broadly. We believe this helps to create the conditions for ideas to become meaningful and ultimately change the world.

Our online publishing platform has thousands of articles exploring the ideas shaping our world, reaching millions of people every month. We also provide online education programs providing our students with the knowledge and tools to break free from societal conditioning and live life on their own terms.

Thanks for stopping by to check out Ideapod. Since 2014 we’ve created a platform designed to be a source of inspiration for people wanting to escape from societal and educational conditioning so they can think for themselves and live life on their own terms. I’m particularly excited by our two new online journeys, Out of the Box and Developing Your Personal Power. Also, I can’t wait to launch the Filter Bubble Buster, a new search engine surfacing perspectives from around the web that liberate people from echo chambers. I’d love to meet you in our new social network, Ideapod Discussions or from signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Justin Brown

Ideapod Founder

Filter Bubble Buster (Coming Soon)

The filter bubble is “a situation in which an Internet user encounters only information and opinions that conform to and reinforce their own beliefs, caused by algorithms that personalize an individual’s online experience.”

We’re building a search engine for perspectives that unite people from within seemingly disparate echo chambers.

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Out of the Box

Out of the Box is created by Rudá Iandê and delivered by Ideapod Academy. It is a 16-week online workshop providing the knowledge and tools to escape from societal and education conditioning to live your life with a deeper connection with your true nature. Find out more about the impact Out of the Box will have on your life by watching the introductory video.

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We publish opinion-driven perspectives exploring the ideas shaping our world. You can submit an article for publication and share it with our global audience here.

Every article published on Ideapod starts a new discussion topic in our new social network, Ideapod Discussions. The most engaged comments automatically show up as comments underneath the published article. There’s much more you can do at Ideapod Discussions. You can see some of the trending topics to the right. To join in on the discussions, create a profile here.

Below, you can explore some of our must-read articles that challenge conventional ways of thinking, inspiring people to think for themselves and break free from societal conditioning.

Mind & Brain
Justin Brown

4 reasons not to commit suicide, according to Dr Jordan Peterson

“I plan on taking my own life very soon. Why shouldn’t I?” The room fell into a deafening silence; the audience waited with baited breath for Dr Peterson’s response. “I don’t know if I should address it,” Dr Peterson began, continuing: “but I’ll give it a shot (it’s important) because it’s very serious.” Dr Peterson More

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Mind & Brain
Rudá Iandê

Rudá Iandê reveals the dark side of “positive thinking”

“Focus on the power of your thoughts and you will transform your reality.” Thousands of books, workshops and self-help gurus repeat the same mantra: “change your thoughts, change your life.” If only the mythical “law of attraction” worked for even half the people who tried it! We’d need a bigger Hollywood for all the positive More

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Psychology says finding meaning in life comes down to
Mind & Brain
Lachlan Brown

How to find meaning in life: Psychology identifies 4 key pillars

Self-reflection is important but to what extent does it become too much? It seems the most persistent question we ask ourselves is: Am I happy? This question haunts us every day as we go about our lives. It seems to be a question that is fundamental to what it means to be human. However, psychology says More

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Quotes & Inspiration
Lachlan Brown

Adam Grant reveals the 5 surprising habits of original thinkers

Have you wondered what separates original thinkers from the rest? Some people say it’s I.Q. Other people say it’s confidence. But according to psychologist Adam Grant, it’s none of these things. In fact, he says that what really separates original thinkers is their habits. The best bit? We can all adopt these habits to be More

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