Eric Teachout

Eric Teachout

Director of Operations

In supporting Intellectual Takeout's operations, Eric is responsible for the administration of strategic plans, finances, and mass communications.   Eric received a B.A. in the Philosophy and Psychology of Ethics from St. Olaf College. With five years of admin experience, Eric enjoys using systems to facilitate effective missions and edifying communities.   Outside the world of admin, Eric likes dancing, cooking, reading, and time with family and friends.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why the Hero of "It's a Wonderful Life" Isn't George Bailey

I think I'm not the only person that cries every time I watch "It's a Wonderful Life."   The movie pulls our heart strings because we can all relate to George Bailey: man has dreams to see the world and do big things, but is instead given...

Why Deep Thinkers Are Often Societal Outcasts

Since the beginning of Western societies, Socrates has been the prototypical intellectual inquisitor. Perhaps the "historical Socrates" has been difficult to pin down, but two things remain consistent among various accounts of this ancient thinker:...

The Battle against Temptation Is Worth It, Men

For the last nine months, my lifestyle has been that of the single, solitary bachelor. With family in another state and most of my friends being married with kids, I go home from my nine-to-five job to my studio apartment alone. And so, I can...