Preconceived

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Preconceived, hosted by Zale Mednick, dives deep into the intricacies of human experience, challenging the assumptions that shape our understanding of the world. In each episode, Zale engages with leading experts, thought leaders, and individuals with unique perspectives to uncover the layers beneath societal norms and expectations. From exploring cultural phenomena to dissecting scientific breakthroughs, Preconceived invites its listeners to question their preconceptions about love, life, technology, health, history, and beyond.


With a blend of curiosity and critical thinking, Zale navigates through complex topics, offering his audience a chance to gain new insights and broaden their horizons. Whether it's debunking myths, confronting biases, or simply indulging in the joy of learning something new, Preconceived is more than just a podcast; it's an invitation to view the world through a different lens.


Join Zale Mednick every week on Preconceived for enlightening conversations that promise to inspire, inform, and intrigue. Perfect for the inquisitive mind, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone eager to challenge their understanding of the world and embrace the complexity and beauty of human existence.



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Episode Date
Fall of the Aztecs
Jul 09, 2024
246. The Only Child
Jul 02, 2024
245. Is a Bachelor of Arts Degree Useful?
Jun 25, 2024
244. Travel - The Joys and Complexities
Jun 18, 2024
243. Stockbrokers- Do You Need Them?
Jun 11, 2024
242. Israel and Palestine - Two Perspectives
May 28, 2024
Is it Normal to Have Pets?
May 21, 2024
241. Inheritance
May 14, 2024
240. 'Make It Stick' - The Science of Successful Learning
May 07, 2024
239. Thirty Years to Live
Apr 30, 2024
238. Iran - Ideology, Nuclear Capability, and Threat to the West
Apr 23, 2024
237. 'Sickboy' - How to not be Awkward around Sick People!
Apr 16, 2024
236. 'The Work Life Balance Myth'
Apr 09, 2024
235. Solar Eclipse - What You Need to Know!
Apr 04, 2024
My Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Apr 02, 2024
234. Why Empires Fall - Rome, America, and the Future of the West
Mar 26, 2024
233. Cannibalism
Mar 19, 2024
232. How is Artificial Intelligence Transforming Education?
Mar 12, 2024
Predicting The Oscars
Mar 08, 2024
231. The SATs
Mar 05, 2024
230. Personality Disorders
Feb 27, 2024
229. North Korea
Feb 20, 2024
228. Pedophilia
Feb 13, 2024
Life Extension (Part 2) - Do you really want to live forever?
Feb 08, 2024
Life Extension (Part 1) - What does the science show?
Feb 05, 2024
227. The Retirement Myth
Jan 30, 2024
226. Free from Desire - No Sex, No Romance
Jan 23, 2024
225. Jihad
Jan 16, 2024
Love and Anxiety - Relationship OCD
Jan 10, 2024
224. Climate Change - 'Science for People Who Give a Shit'
Jan 03, 2024
223. Taylor Swift - What's all the Hype?
Dec 19, 2023
222. Salem Witch Trials
Dec 12, 2023
221. Female Sexual Pleasure
Dec 05, 2023
220. Botox and Fillers
Nov 28, 2023
Napoleon
Nov 21, 2023
219. Choosing a Baby Name
Nov 14, 2023
218. America The Great
Nov 07, 2023
217. Criminal Lawyer Turned Clown
Oct 31, 2023
216. 'Wellness' and 'Mental Health' - Gone Too Far?
Oct 24, 2023
215. Terror In Israel
Oct 16, 2023
Dopamine Nation
Oct 10, 2023
214. The Truth About Recycling
Oct 03, 2023
213. Artistic Authenticity - Actor and Author Limitations?
Sep 26, 2023
212. Bipolar Disorder
Sep 19, 2023
211. Is Torture Justifiable?
Sep 12, 2023
Money - A Made Up Thing
Sep 05, 2023
210. The Sports Agent
Aug 29, 2023
209. Do You Believe in Jesus?
Aug 22, 2023
208. The Film Critic - What Makes a Great Movie?
Aug 15, 2023
The Atomic Bomb
Aug 08, 2023
207. Whole Body MRI
Aug 01, 2023
206. Plant-Based Food
Jul 25, 2023
205. Ice Baths and Cold Showers
Jul 18, 2023
Israel and Palestine - A Complex History
Jul 11, 2023
204. A New Era of Parenting
Jul 04, 2023
203. Euphemism Treadmill - Have We Become Too Sensitive?
Jun 27, 2023
202. The Musician Myth
Jun 20, 2023
201. Germany - A Complicated Legacy
Jun 13, 2023
200. The Ultimate Preconceptions
Jun 06, 2023
199. The Art of Conversation
May 30, 2023
198. Male Birth Control
May 23, 2023
197. Attention Span
May 16, 2023
Regretting Motherhood
May 09, 2023
196. Myths of Human Evolution and the Ancient Past
May 02, 2023
195. The Beatles
Apr 25, 2023
194. Before Evil - The 'Humanization' of Dictators
Apr 18, 2023
193. The Sex Club
Apr 11, 2023
192. Mushrooms and Other Psychedelics
Apr 04, 2023
191. Self-Harm and Cutting
Mar 28, 2023
190. The Aztecs - The Story from Their Perspective
Mar 21, 2023
189. Serotonin Theory - Do We Actually Understand Depression?
Mar 14, 2023
Too Honest?
Mar 07, 2023
188. Antarctica
Feb 28, 2023
187. 'Drunk' - An Argument for Intoxication
Feb 21, 2023
186. Staying Friends with Exes, and 'The Apps'
Feb 14, 2023
185. 'Making It' in Hollywood
Feb 07, 2023
184. Troy - The Motives of War
Feb 01, 2023
183. Originalism, The Supreme Court, and America's Future
Jan 24, 2023
182. Puberty Blockers
Jan 17, 2023
181. Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Jan 10, 2023
180. A Career Change
Dec 20, 2022
Pencils for Kids - Giving Back this Holiday Season
Dec 13, 2022
179. Asexual
Dec 06, 2022
178. Self Hypnosis
Nov 29, 2022
177. Leg Lengthening - Surgery to Become Taller
Nov 22, 2022
Residential Schools
Nov 15, 2022
176. Napping
Nov 08, 2022
175. Transition-Related Surgery
Nov 01, 2022
174. Shakespeare - What's all the fuss?
Oct 25, 2022
173. To Buy or To Rent?
Oct 18, 2022
172. Astrology - science, religion, or neither?
Oct 04, 2022
171. Sole Survivor - A glimpse into reality TV
Sep 27, 2022
170. Preconceived - A Collection of Insights
Sep 21, 2022
169. The War Correspondent
Sep 14, 2022
168. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Sep 06, 2022
Would Being a Millionaire Make You Happier?
Aug 30, 2022
167. Midwives and Home Births - An 'Alternative' Pregnancy
Aug 23, 2022
166. The Talent Agent - Finding the Next Star
Aug 16, 2022
165. 'Relationship OCD' - The Anxiety of Love
Aug 09, 2022
164. The Metaverse
Aug 02, 2022
Children of Nazis (Re-Post)
Jul 26, 2022
163. Disciplined Minds - The Subordination of Professionals
Jul 19, 2022
162. Financial Independence - ChooseFI
Jul 12, 2022
161. 'Sage on the Stage' - Are Lectures Passé?
Jul 05, 2022
160. 'The New I Do' - Reimagining Marriage
Jun 27, 2022
The Other Side - 'Pro Life'
Jun 23, 2022
The Other Side - 'Pro Gun'
Jun 21, 2022
159. Opioid Decriminalization
Jun 14, 2022
158. Momfluencers
Jun 07, 2022
157. The Divorce Lawyer
May 31, 2022
156. 'Japonisme' - Inside the Japanese Mindset
May 24, 2022
155. Free Will
May 17, 2022
154. Forever Young - Would You Choose to Live Indefinitely?
May 10, 2022
153. Life Extension
May 02, 2022
152. Human Sacrifice
Apr 26, 2022
Veganism - 'A Political Act of Refusal' (Re-post)
Apr 19, 2022
151. Dopamine Nation - Gambling, Sex & Drugs
Apr 12, 2022
150. 'Trust In Science'
Apr 05, 2022
149. War in Ukraine - What Makes This Conflict Different?
Mar 29, 2022
148. Myths of the Beauty Industry
Mar 22, 2022
147. Emotional Memory
Mar 15, 2022
146. The Malleability of Human Memory
Mar 08, 2022
145. Friends Forever
Mar 01, 2022
144. Rise of the Sapien (Part 2)
Feb 24, 2022
143. Dawn of the Sapien (Part 1)
Feb 23, 2022
142. The Communist 'Dream' - Democracy to Dictators
Feb 08, 2022
141. Philosophy - 'Intentional Wisdom'
Feb 01, 2022
140. Doctors - Behind the White Coat
Jan 25, 2022
139. Birth Order - Why Siblings Are Different
Jan 18, 2022
138. Six Feet Under (Part 2)
Jan 11, 2022
137. Six Feet Under (Part 1)
Jan 04, 2022
Fifty Shades of Preconceived (Re-Post)
Dec 21, 2021
136. Polyamory (Part 2)
Dec 14, 2021
135. Polyamory (Part 1)
Dec 07, 2021
134. On Death Row
Nov 30, 2021
133. Dismantling the Corporate Ladder - Anarchy or Utopia?
Nov 23, 2021
132. A Tragic Love Affair with Honesty
Nov 16, 2021
The Sperminator - 100 Kids and Counting (Repost)
Nov 09, 2021
131. Regretting Parenthood
Nov 02, 2021
130. How To Be An Adult
Oct 26, 2021
129. Questioning Christianity
Oct 19, 2021
128. Money - The True Story of a Made-Up Thing
Oct 12, 2021
Selling Sex (Repost)
Oct 05, 2021
127. The Psychedelic Trip
Sep 28, 2021
126. Medieval Times
Sep 21, 2021
125. Reimagining Education
Sep 14, 2021
124. The Choice Paradox
Sep 07, 2021
123. Alzheimer's
Aug 31, 2021
122. The American Military - 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' (Part 2)
Aug 26, 2021
121. The American Military - Chasing Ghosts (Part 1)
Aug 23, 2021
Unorthodox - Leaving Extremist Religion (Repost)
Aug 17, 2021
120. The Boxer
Aug 10, 2021
119. Napoleon The Great
Aug 03, 2021
118. My OCD
Jul 27, 2021
117. Can You Separate The Art From The Artist?
Jul 20, 2021
116. Life After Covid - 'Back To Normal'
Jul 15, 2021
115. Transgender Athletes - A Scientific Look at Competitive Advantage
Jul 12, 2021
114. The New Corporation
Jul 06, 2021
113. The Puzzle of Left-Handedness
Jun 29, 2021
112. Covid Rehab - Beyond the Virus
Jun 22, 2021
111. Israel-Palestine (Part 2)
Jun 17, 2021
110. Israel-Palestine (Part 1)
Jun 14, 2021
109. Sexual Violence - The Complexities of Consent
Jun 08, 2021
Mysteries of the Cosmos (Repost)
Jun 02, 2021
108. Breaking the Disney Spell
Jun 01, 2021
107. Dinosaurs - Rise, Fall, and Legacy
May 25, 2021
106. If I Had a Million Dollars
May 18, 2021
Wealthsimple - A New Way to Invest (Repost)
May 13, 2021
105. After The Affair
May 11, 2021
104. The Pet Paradox
May 04, 2021
103. The Oscars - The Math Behind the Biggest Night in Hollywood
Apr 30, 2021
102. The Right to Die
Apr 27, 2021
101. Gangs
Apr 20, 2021
100. Pencils for Kids - 'Do it Afraid'
Apr 13, 2021
99. Psychedelics - Moving Inward
Apr 06, 2021
98. The Sexless Relationship
Mar 30, 2021
97. The Crown - Harry and Meghan (Part 2)
Mar 25, 2021
96. The Crown - Legacy and Duty (Part 1)
Mar 23, 2021
Public Speaking - Fear, Failure and Authenticity (Repost)
Mar 19, 2021
95. Beauty Pays - The Advantages of being Attractive
Mar 16, 2021
94. The 'Get-To-Know-You' Questions (A Preconceived Moment)
Mar 11, 2021
93. Indigenous Injustice
Mar 09, 2021
92. Modern Family - The Impact on Kids
Mar 02, 2021
91. The Fraternity Experience
Feb 23, 2021
Intellectual Disabilities (Repost)
Feb 19, 2021
90. Death by Suicide
Feb 16, 2021
89. 'Diamonds are Forever' - The Engagement Ring
Feb 09, 2021
88. Veganism - 'A Political Act of Refusal'
Feb 02, 2021
The Stripper Stigma (Repost)
Jan 27, 2021
87. The Irony of Fiction (A Preconceived Moment)
Jan 25, 2021
86. 'Never Again' - Genocide in China
Jan 19, 2021
85. The Social Dilemma
Jan 12, 2021
84. Tipping
Jan 05, 2021
Jump In! (Repost)
Dec 29, 2020
Life Reconceived (Repost)
Dec 24, 2020
83. Let Your Kids Run Wild!
Dec 22, 2020
82. Alcohol and Addiction
Dec 15, 2020
Filming in the Wild (Repost)
Dec 10, 2020
81. Jesus Christ
Dec 08, 2020
80. A Piece of 'Non-Advice' (A Preconceived Moment)
Dec 04, 2020
79. The 'Pro-Life' side of Abortion
Dec 01, 2020
78. Mysteries of the Cosmos
Nov 24, 2020
77. 'The Perfect Moment' (A Preconceived Moment)
Nov 19, 2020
76. Does Western Society Fail its Elders?
Nov 17, 2020
75. The Transgender Experience
Nov 10, 2020
74. Infertility - The Miracle of Pregnancy
Nov 03, 2020
Wine Deconstructed (Repost)
Oct 29, 2020
73. In Prison for Murder - Part 2
Oct 27, 2020
72. On Trial for Murder - Part 1
Oct 20, 2020
Toronto Mayor Crombie on Politics (Repost)
Oct 15, 2020
71. Functional Genomics - My DNA Results
Oct 13, 2020
70. HIV - 'My Fabulous Disease'
Oct 06, 2020
The Baby Decision (Repost)
Oct 01, 2020
69. Children of Nazis
Sep 29, 2020
68. The Sperminator - 70 Kids and Counting
Sep 22, 2020
67. Dreams
Sep 15, 2020
66. Unorthodox - Leaving Extremist Religion
Sep 08, 2020
65. Cancel Culture - The Dangers of Censorship
Sep 01, 2020
64. Magic
Aug 25, 2020
63. Psychedelics - The Right to Consciousness
Aug 17, 2020
62. Last Will and Testament
Aug 11, 2020
61. The Legacy of Rome - Lessons from Ancient History
Aug 04, 2020
60. Black Lives Matter in Canada
Jul 28, 2020
59. Poison in the Home - Keeping Your Kids Safe
Jul 26, 2020
58. Selling Sex
Jul 21, 2020
57. The Holocaust - A Survivor's Insights
Jul 14, 2020
56. Revolution - How to Influence Change
Jul 07, 2020
55. The Divorce Doctor
Jul 01, 2020
54. Cryptocurrency - The Future of Money?
Jun 29, 2020
53. Criminal Law with Brian Greenspan
Jun 23, 2020
52. Nonna Nighty's - Passions, Projects, Hobbies
Jun 16, 2020
51. Generational Divide - Boomers, Gen X and Millennials
Jun 10, 2020
50. Fifty Shades of Preconceived
Jun 02, 2020
49. Capitalism: Fairness and Equal Opportunity?
May 26, 2020
47. Virtual Healthcare
May 21, 2020
46. The Era of Personalized Medicine
May 18, 2020
45. Wealthsimple: A New Way to Invest
May 12, 2020
44. The Pickup Artist: Mystery from The Game
May 05, 2020
43. Helicopter Parents: How to Raise an Adult
Apr 28, 2020
42. Religion, Faith and God: Nobody Knows
Apr 21, 2020
41. Cannabis: Turning a New Leaf
Apr 14, 2020
40. COVID-19: A Canadian Update
Apr 09, 2020
39. Influencers
Apr 07, 2020
38. Unsettled: Working Remotely and Traveling Differently
Mar 31, 2020
37. Most Likely to Succeed: Exploring Education Reform
Mar 24, 2020
36. Love Drugs: the Chemical Future of Relationships
Mar 17, 2020
35. Coronavirus: Fact and Fiction
Mar 12, 2020
34. Indie Musicians - Talent, Risk and Fame
Mar 10, 2020
33. CTE - The Sports Concussion Problem
Mar 03, 2020
32. Home Schooling
Feb 23, 2020
31. Public Speaking: Fear, Failure and Authenticity
Feb 11, 2020
30. Athletes - The Psychology of High Performance
Feb 04, 2020
29. What are Life Coaches?
Jan 28, 2020
28. Intellectual Disabilities
Jan 21, 2020
27. Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima
Jan 13, 2020
26. Hypnosis
Jan 08, 2020
25. Filming in The Wild
Jan 04, 2020
24. Life Reconceived
Dec 10, 2019
23. Circumcision: A Moral Dilemma
Dec 03, 2019
22. Ageism
Nov 26, 2019
21. Should Doctors Help Patients Die?
Nov 18, 2019
20. Guns in America
Nov 11, 2019
19. Do you have to love your job?
Nov 05, 2019
18. The Death Penalty
Oct 28, 2019
17. Yoga Beyond the Poses
Oct 20, 2019
16. Blindness: A perspective on disabilities
Oct 07, 2019
15. Advertising
Sep 22, 2019
14. Toronto Mayor Crombie on Politics
Sep 09, 2019
13. The Baby Decision
Aug 26, 2019
12. Wine Deconstructed
Aug 11, 2019
11. Happiness Roundtable
Jul 22, 2019
10. Animal Intelligence
Jul 08, 2019
9. Empathy With Brian Goldman
Jun 24, 2019
8. The Opioids Crisis
Jun 10, 2019
7. Immigration In America
Jun 03, 2019
6. Food Culture
May 06, 2019
5. Tattoos - a Timestamp
Apr 22, 2019
4. Nothing Matters
Apr 11, 2019
3. Fictional Characters: what they can teach us
Mar 25, 2019
2. Abortion: Reproductive Justice
Mar 21, 2019
1. Jump In!
Mar 05, 2019
Preconceived
Feb 25, 2019