S2 Ep. 27: Eclipsing Genius: How Modern Norms Dim Our Brightest Minds

Welcome to an urgent dialogue about the roadblocks to brilliance in today’s world. We delve into the stifling costs of education, media’s negative focus, and underrepresentation of conditions like autism and PTSD. How would historic minds like Leonardo da Vinci, Aristotle, and Plato navigate this landscape? By connecting the past to the present, we aim to inspire a future where brilliance isn’t just remembered but reignited.”

Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519)

Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath whose contributions spanned art, science, and engineering. His masterpieces, like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, are iconic in the art world. Da Vinci’s notebooks, filled with sketches, scientific diagrams, and inventions, attest to a mind that saw no boundaries between disciplines.

Aristotle (384–322 BCE)

Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and polymath whose works have deeply influenced Western thought. He made groundbreaking contributions to a range of subjects including biology, ethics, logic, and politics. Aristotle’s teachings served as the backbone of European education for nearly two millennia.

Plato (428/427 or 424/423–348/347 BCE)

Plato, a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, was a seminal figure in Western philosophy and the founder of the Academy in Athens. His writings in the form of dialogues have impacted a multitude of subjects from politics and philosophy to mathematics.

Marie Curie (1867–1934)

Marie Curie was a pioneering physicist and chemist, best known for her research on radioactivity—a term she coined. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and remains the only person to win Nobel Prizes in two different scientific fields: physics and chemistry.

Albert Einstein (1879–1955)

Albert Einstein transformed our understanding of the universe with his theory of relativity. The famous equation �=��2E=mc2 revolutionized the way we think about energy and mass. His work laid the groundwork for many of the technological advancements and scientific theories that followed.

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Kirk Patrick Miller is an award-winning and nominated author. His medication protocol (that shows clinical value in meta-studies) led to requests for him to write and publish his memoir “Chaos to Cured”.

He began consulting children, adults, and families in 2009 under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Robert Simon, MD. Mr. Miller’s first-hand experience overcoming mental health adversities has helped him guide hundreds of students and clients toward a life of empowerment and resiliency.

Mr. Miller is currently taking on clients willing to face themselves and stay the course. He can also be hired as a radio/podcast guest, or as a keynote speaker.

Mr. Miller continues to thrive and manage his bipolar I, OCD, generalized anxiety, and ADHD, against all odds. His mission is to help others achieve the happiness they deserve.

CONTACT: 303-875-4283 | realchaos2cured@gmail.com 

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Jeffrey N. Freed, M.A.T has specialized in working with both gifted children and people with autism for over 35 years. Jeffrey is the author of the New York Times best-selling book “Right Brained Children In a Left-Brained World” and co-author of “Four Weeks To An Organized Life For People With ADD”. Jeffrey is currently working exclusively with children and adults on the autistic spectrum.

CONTACT: 720-320-6398 | jeffreyfreed48@gmail.com




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