Curious Worldview Podcast

83: Bryan Bashin | CEO Of Lighthouse Foundation On Being Blind & Histories Greatest Blind Traveller

April 12, 2022 Bryan Bashin Episode 83
Curious Worldview Podcast
83: Bryan Bashin | CEO Of Lighthouse Foundation On Being Blind & Histories Greatest Blind Traveller
Show Notes

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Bryan Bashin is the guest on this episode of the podcast.

Bryan Bashin is The CEO of Lighthouse, an organisation in San Fransisco that empowers the blind. The subject of the chat is, among other things, James Holman, one of the greatest travellers in history.

James Holman overrepresents as an exemplary figure for everything that is possible to you when you are blind. For these reasons, Bryan Bashin, who is himself blind, finds him a tremendously inspiring figure, and therefore the perfect person to speak with about his wonderful life.

In This Podcast With Bryan Bashin, You Can Expect To Hear About…

  • James Holman, The Blind Traveller.
  • Bryans’s Own Experience Going Blind.
  • The Best Thing About Being Blind.
  • Enablement Vs. Disablement.
  • + More & More…

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  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 03:22 – James Holman in Bryan’s Words.
  • 15:57 – How Blind People See.
  • 20:22 – One Of My Favourite Lines Of All Time.
  • 27:07 – Holman’s Ability To Listen & His Impression On Women.
  • 33:32 – Holman’s Experience Of Australia.
  • 37:48 – Bryan’s Favourite Anecdote From Holman’s Life.
  • 41:24 – What Is The Greatest Advantage Of Being Blind?
  • 44:27 – Bryan’s Personal Story.
  • 55:22 – Modern Day Blind Adventurers & What Is The Lighthouse Foundation?
  • 1:05:44 – How Modern Civil Planning Inhibits Life For The Blind.
  • 1:09:01 – Me Getting A Little Bit Out There.
  • 1:12:52 – How To Be A Better Communicator.
  • 1:14:12 – A Moment You Can’t Believe You Were A Part Of.
  • 1:18:02 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.
  • 1:21:29 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.

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