100 episodes

A philosopher with a love for comedy and a comedian with a love for philosophy join forces for The Fundamentalists to discuss how to experience life BEFORE death.

The Fundamentalists Elliott Morgan and Peter Rollins

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A philosopher with a love for comedy and a comedian with a love for philosophy join forces for The Fundamentalists to discuss how to experience life BEFORE death.

    Who is the "Identified Patient"?

    Who is the "Identified Patient"?

    Peter and Elliott discuss the idea of the Identified Patient, phobias, and when the heck Pete's returning. To see Elliott live, check out http://elliottmorgan.com/tour or if that ain't your thing, support this podcast by leaving us a review on iTunes or joining our Patreon at http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists 

    • 48 min
    Three Impossible Desires

    Three Impossible Desires

    Peter and Elliott discuss impossible desires, like how they are apart and desire to be hanging out in-person. Our Patreon has soft-launched and our quality is improving. For more existential dread, head on over http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists . To see Elliott live, head to http://elliottmorgan.com/tour/ and be sure to check out Peter over at http://peterrollins.com. 

    • 46 min
    Celebrating 100 Episodes By REVIEWING OURSELVES

    Celebrating 100 Episodes By REVIEWING OURSELVES

    It only took a couple years, but The Fundamentalists has officially crossed the 100-episode mark! So we thought we'd reflect on the history of this fun little podcast. We're also gearing up to flesh out our new Patreon, and we've already got enough support to offer higher audio quality (whoo!). Check out http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists if you're looking for MORE existential despair than you can weakly shake a twig at.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Conflict After Covid

    Conflict After Covid

    This week we talk about the various pitfalls that await us as we re-enter the world after lockdown. With the rise of oppositional politics, social media and covid, we discuss whether we ill-equipped to deal with the tensions and antagonisms that are part of social life. 


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Defining Fundamentalism

    Defining Fundamentalism

    Peter and Elliott discuss what "fundamentalism" really is, and who would know better?! Also, we've soft-launched our Patreon so we can start doing more cool stuff as things open. If you'd like to join a community of folks interested in psychoanalysis, philosophy, depth psychology, etc, head on over to http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists . And don't forget to not eat fish! 

    • 53 min
    The Meaning of Life

    The Meaning of Life

    In this Easter Sunday episode, Elliott celebrates Pete's birthday by putting him on the spot about what exactly he believes about God, the universe and everything. Also, we're soft-launching our Patreon! Check it out over at http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists 

    • 1 hr 19 min

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All life is suffering...

... but not when you listen to this podcast. There’s a lovely friendship between Pete and Elliot, one that brings a sense of fun and balance to the bucket of heavy topics they discuss on this. Love from Ireland.

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