EP 68: Has Innovation Changed Our Lives for the Better? Interview with Kris' Dad
August 20, 20192 min read
Kris’ dad, Aidan Gethin, joins us on the show to discuss the changes in lifestyle, food and culture that he has experienced. From growing up in post-World War II Wales to the modern world we live in today, Aidan has lived through immense change.
In this episode Kris and his Dad discuss his accidental organic diet growing up, the advent of technology and how it has changed our lives for better or worse, living off the land and much more!
The state of Wales in 1950: Dealing with the elements, knowing when it was time for bed, doing things in the evening, living off the land, etc. [1:10]
Is the obesity epidemic due to the abundance of options available to us now? [15:38]
What was the ritual of bathing time back in his childhood? [20:35]
What was it like to have a space of his own? [24:26]
The access to medication from his early days compared to current day. [26:30]
Is there a sense of entitlement from the younger generation due to the access to anything and everything at their fingertips? [30:46]
Social media addiction and our youth: The NEED to find balance and be present. [34:30]
Are parents overprotective and creating bad behaviors in their children? [39:00]