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"Into The Fire" with Chris Fields

Good Vibes Podcast with Clark Impastato & Ryan G

Clark & Ryan chat with Retired Oklahoma City Firefighter Chris Fields who served 31 years, 7 months, and 16 days.  It was a  moment captured in a searing photo at the Oklahoma bombing that drew attention and changed his life, impacting his mental health and family relationships. Video Episode available on: https://www.youtube.com/goodvibespodcast Follow us on IG: http://www.instagram.com/goodvibes_podcast Gear: https://www.goodvibesdudes.com/shop

1hr 28mins

16 Aug 2021

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Chasing Consciousness

What does entanglement actually mean? So in this episode we’re going to be trying to get our heads around one of the most extraordinary phenomena ever recorded in subatomic physics: Quantum Entanglement. Famously dismissed by Einstein as ‘Spooky action at a distance’, it has been proved to exist in the lab over and over again since then. This non-local phenomenon is when sub-atomic particles remain connected so that the physical properties of one will affect the other, no matter what the distance is between them. It’s been in the news a lot recently not only because it has been photographed by a team at the University of Glasgow, but also because of a host of successful so called ‘Teleportation’ experiments, in which entanglement has been used to send information instantaneously between two computer chips that have no causal connection between them whatsoever. I believe the implications of this non-local phenomenon are among the most important scientific discoveries of our time, most importantly to update our purely classical ‘cause-and-effect’ understanding of the world. But it also begs the question, through what medium is that information passing between those two entangled particles, if not through Space and over time? To help us get our heads around this mind-bending reality is theoretical Physicist Dr Chris Fields, an independent scientist interested in both the physics and the cognitive neuroscience underlying that human perception of matter in space and time. Chris began his career as an experimental physicist, obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science at the University of Colorado and was an early developer of automated DNA sequence analysis tools at the Human Genome Project. He has published over 130 peer reviewed papers in nuclear physics, artificial intelligence, molecular biology and cognitive psychology. What we discuss in this episode: 00:00 The Human Genome Project 07:00 What is Entanglement? 15:30 “Spooky action at a distance” 16:24 Einstein’s mission to remove non-locality from physics 20:00 Quantum theory challenges all classical intuitions 22:30 Re-think what we mean by locality 22:42 Is the intuition of separability false? 26:24 What Is spin? 29:12 The difficulty of using classical analogies for quantum concepts 31:06 The difference between quantities and qualities of information 35:00 John Wheeler and the way you ask questions changing the answers you get. 37:00 The interaction of information exchanging systems as a model for panpsychism 41:00 Hiding the distinction between Semantics and Syntax in information theory 43:36 Predictability VS Meaning 44:30 Observation is interaction 47:50 Is objectivity achievable? Intersubjective agreement. 50:00 The disaster of ‘Shut up and calculate’ 52:00 John Wheeler’s ‘Participatory Universe’ bridging the gap 53:00 Physical systems are question askers and answer receivers 54:00 Was Wheeler a panpsychist? Part 2: 58:00 The implications of Entanglement 1:02:00 What does it mean to give and receive information to and from the world? 1:10:00 Are the observer and the system they are interacting with not in fact one and the same thing? 1:17:00 La Place: Non-local forces like gravity imply that all the information about the system must be uniformly available to the whole system. 1:23:00 What effect will quantum understanding have on the general world view of society in the future? 1:28  Does Meditation lead to a non-separate world view? 1:34 Moving attention and interest away from the self References:  ‘Meditation if you’re doing it you’re doing it right’ Alison Tinsley and Chris Fields 

1hr 48mins

14 May 2021

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Chasing The Vase with Retired Fire Fighter Chris Fields.

Chase The Vase

Chris Fields is the firefighter who tenderly cradled a baby girl killed during the Oklahoma City bombing. The photo of Chris carrying the baby has become one of the most iconic photo ever taken! Chris Fields retired from the department after 31 years, 7 months and 16 days at the Oklahoma City Fire Department. He spent much of his life rushing to emergencies, but it was that one moment — captured in the searing photo — and the attention it garnered that shook him, impacting his mental health and family relationships. In this podcast, Christ shares his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder. It took him years to process the events, but Chris says he is finally in a good place. He is a husband and the father of two grown sons. And he’s friends with the baby’s mom, a bond he calls a blessing. The battle that ensued in Chris's life after the bombing and during his career is not for the faint of heart. Chris took his job seriously and due to the thousands of traumatic events he experienced, Christ turned to drinking as a form of self-medication. Chris had to fight to overcome his battle with alcohol and the gripping emotions from PTSD. Today, Chris is a light. He is a true American Hero! Check it out her on Chase The Vase Podcast. Let us know what you think and how we can better serve you.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/brock-m-bevell/support


4 Mar 2021

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Chris Fields on Three Decades of Being a Firefighter, the Iconic Oklahoma City Bombing Photo, and Why Trauma Doesn't Have to Have the Final Word

Heromakers Podcast

In this episode of the Heromakers Podcast, Laurie and Ann talk with retired Oklahoma City firefighter Chris Fields. Best known around the world for his role in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, where he was featured in the iconic photo  carrying 1-year-old Baylee Almon, Chris served for 31 years before retiring to now be a mentor and guide for other first responders dealing with trauma. In this conversation, we talk about what it takes to be a firefighter and the (sometimes silent) toll it can sometimes take on those serving. We also talk about Chris' journey with PTSD and depression, which led down a suicidal path where he hit rock bottom. There he discovered the strength to find help and hope. Chris candidly opens up about his own journey and today leads a weekly webinar called Trauma Behind the Badge with three other first responders who serve as guides for those who are silently suffering.You can find Chris on IG @FF4OU. You can visit his website here: https://www.chrisfields.org. You can find Trauma Behind the Badge on IG @trauma_behind_the_badge and on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/traumabehindthebadge.Heromakers can be found on IG @heromakersmovement and on FB @heromakersmovement. You can also visit our website at: https://www.heromakersmovement.com.We are also on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVDFP8jEcv5bdhr8VLzXjA. Like us and follow us today!And share this episode with your friends! We are now on PATREON and we would love if you'd become a partner! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/heromakersmovement. 


16 Feb 2021

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Energized Show

What is up and welcome to the latest Energized Show! On this episode we have Team KF's Head Coach Chris Fields on to discuss the weekends UFC 257 action Between Conor McGregor Vs Dustin Poirier, we also look at the landscape of Irish MMA & the rise of Team KF. Check it out, enjoy, subscribe for more and as always Stay Energized!


25 Jan 2021

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Fatherhood, Emotional Health, and the Power of Forgiveness with CSM(R) Chris Fields and Dairus

Inspired Human Podcast

Dairus Barnes sits down with his friend and former colleague, CSM(R) Chris Fields.  Chris served 30 years in the Army as an Infantryman, and is now a licensed counselor who works in full time ministry at a local church in Clarksville, TN.  


11 Jan 2021

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CHRIS FIELDS - From Hurting To Helping

Big Impact Radio

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 196 and our conversation with retired Oklahoma City Firefighter Chris Fields as he shares memories of being on the scene during the 1995 bombing of the federal building, the iconic photo with Fields holding an infant, and his dedication to helping other 1st Responders deal with trauma and anxiety. BECOME A BIG IMPACT "INSIDER" You can now share a MONTHLY gift via PATREON  or make a ONE TIME donation via PAYPAL Your support helps cover our production and hosting costs as we continue to present positive, inspiring, interesting interviews every week. Thank you for being part of the Big Impact Insiders and helping us inject positive content into the culture. SUBSCRIBE to the Big Impact Podcast Apple - Google - Stitcher - Spotify - iHeart


25 Nov 2020

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Bonus Episode: Guest Firefighter, Captain Chris Fields

Riding Big Red

We’re back for another bonus episode! My dad and I had the honor of speaking with Captain Chris Fields. We got to speak with Chris  a little bit about the Oklahoma city bombing and the iconic image seen around the world that he was featured in, but we really focused on, his 31 year career, where it all started, the old school way of doing things, mental health and so much more. Of course, we had to end on a few stories that will make you laugh. Enjoy!


13 Nov 2020

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Khabib The Conqueror | Adam Borics| Chris Fields

The Bash

Petesy and Niall discuss the ramifications of Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement on the back of his victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The lads give their takes on the Russian's pound-for-pound aspirations, the GOAT debate that ensued since his retirement and the future of the lightweight division. Adam Borics calls in ahead of his clash with Erick Sanchez on Thursday's Bellator 250 card. Chris Fields also joins the show to preview his bout with Swedish light-heavyweight Karl Albrektsson and the challenges of owning a gym during COVID-19. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 39mins

26 Oct 2020

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Survived - Special Guest Chris Fields from Oklahoma Out of Chaos


Doug, Chris, Chris Fields Major (Retired) from the Oklahoma City bombing talks about healing through being on stage and realizing that his career was bigger than one day and one picture. Chris Fields talks about the struggles that he encountered in his...

1hr 6mins

15 Sep 2020