This is the Author Jonathan Haidt, former Scientologist Michelle LeClaire, and pastor Carey Nieuwof
This is the Author | Carey Nieuwhof, Michelle LeClaire, and Jonathan Haidt

In this episode of This is the Author meet Jonathan Haidt, co-author of The Coddling of the American Mind, Michelle LeClaire, author of Perfectly Clear, and Carey Nieuwhof, author of Didn’t See It Coming. Hear the passion behind each author’s personal journey to the mic and what inspired them; be inspired by the strength and self-love required to escape from a cult; and learn what it takes to be a good leader. Plus, find out which author had trouble pronouncing ramen noodles!

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The Coddling of the American Mind

First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt investigate the many social trends that have intersected to promote the spread of three Great Untruths (what doesn’t kill you makes you weaker; always trust your feelings; and life is a battle between good people and evil people) that have been affecting college campuses in the last few years.


Perfectly Clear

Michelle LeClaire, former President of Scientology’s international humanitarian organization, shares her story, from her defection from the Church, her newly accepted sexual identity, the lengths to which Scientology went to silence it, and love prevailing.

Listen to an excerpt PERFECTLY CLEAR

Didn't See It Coming

Founding Pastor of one of North America’s most influential churches, Carey Nieuwhof wants to help you avoid and overcome life’s seven hardest and most crippling challenges: cynicism, compromise, disconnectedness, irrelevance, pride, burnout, and emptiness.

Listen to an excerpt DIDN’T SEE IT COMING


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