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    Maboneng Precinct

    Maboneng Precinct

    Inspired by Stefan Al’s “The Air-Conditioned Cowboy”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the similarities of the becoming of Las Vegas to that of Maboneng. They further discuss the good and bad that Maboneng Precinct has brought to the community of downtown Johannesburg. 

    • 34 min
    The story of Sikkim’s merger with India with Sunaina Kumar

    The story of Sikkim’s merger with India with Sunaina Kumar

    This week Lindelani and Nontsi chat with Sunaina Kumar, about her wonderful piece (featured in the titled Kingdom from which we learn about the "aristocrats, enigmatic wives, and spymasters in the drama of Sikkim’s merger with India"

    • 21 min
    Soul-searching Part 2

    Soul-searching Part 2

    Nontsi, Lindelani and X continue the conversation of soul-searching inspired by Morgan Housel's article I Have A Few Questions.

    • 16 min
    Our Answers to some of Life's questions asked by Morgan Housel

    Our Answers to some of Life's questions asked by Morgan Housel

    Nontsi and Lindelani are joined by X in attempting to answer some "Soul-searching" questions asked by an investment adviser, Morgan Housel. This episode is inspired by the article I Have A Few Questions.

    • 35 min
    The need and opportunity of vending machines

    The need and opportunity of vending machines

    Inspired by Zachary Crockett’s “The economics of vending machines”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the need and opportunity for vending machines in less privileged areas for business owners but most importantly, for the customers who need the products (that prove to not be as easily accessible through the currently available supply chains).

    • 20 min
    A closer look at Acceptance Parenting with Agnes Callard

    A closer look at Acceptance Parenting with Agnes Callard

    In this episode, Agnes Callard, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago joins our hosts Lindelani and Nontsi in an insightful discussion on Acceptance Parenting and how it either does or does not apply in their own lives. This episode was inspired by Agnes' recently Browser featured essay Acceptance Parenting.

    Mentioned in this episode: 
    The Road by Cormac McCarthy
    Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions by David Benatar

    • 30 min

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