Tired of entrenched view tribalism and binary debates? A psychologist, a philosopher, and an anthropologist walk into a podcast to air out some echo chambers, and try and a fresh perspective on the most controversial political, social and psychological debates.
It's not about Left vs. Right, Us Vs. Them or Good vs. Evil. It's all about dialogue and beyond binary thinking!
Space Travel and Extraterrestrial Communication
From the Fermi Paradox to Dyson swarms, the gang talks gravity assists, solar sails, recent developments in astrophysics, and the final frontier.
What's the chance of life on other planets? How easy would it be to communicate with them, and would we want to?
Music from Art-X & Sumac Dub (free download at odgprod.com)
Is Religion Damned? With Matthew Distefano from the Heretic Happy Hour
As America joins most developed nations with Church attendance no longer a majority activity, we ask: Is organized religion doomed, and what's worth saving?
Matthew Distefano has been a shining light in a church that seems to have lost its way. Jesus was a person of color, killed in an act of state violence, but the moral leadership of religious authorities seems behind the times.
Pablo and Chris share their experiences of why religion is still worth saving.
Colonialism's Legacy and Consequences with Saint Andrew
Leftube's rising Solarpunk Anarchist Saint Andrew delivers impactful essays on the problems and needs to go beyond Colonialism's legacy, and the inequities it continues to promote.
We discussed the history and future of European Colonialism, and the backlash all of its critics face. If there is no winding back the clock, how do we move forwards?
A superbly passionate and optimistic conversation on a difficult topic.
The Future of the Labour Party with Curtis Daly of Turn Left
After a decade of a party split by New Labour centrists, Momentum, Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit, and terrible election results, what is next for the Labour party in the UK?
We're joined by a superbly well informed guest to dive deep on how the Labour party can rebuild, and come back stronger.
Do White Opinions on Black Lives Matter? Feat. Ranting Minority and Rosario Blue
An American and British Perspective on modern racism, and why so many continue to argue at every opportunity against the Black Lives Matter movement.
How racist is it to deny the existence of systemic racism? Aren't things better than they've ever been?
Are terms like White Supremacy, Fragility, and Privilege helpful to dialogue?
What can White People do to ally themselves in the struggle against racism?
Is racism a bigger problem in America, or are they having a more open debate than in Europe?
Futurology: Reading the Tea Leaves and Getting Optimistic about the Future
We predict the end of the housing crises, the globalization of healthcare as a human right, AI taking over from short-sighted middle managers, and leading us into space
Shout-out WHRK for supplying the closing track, a great talent, and a great friend.
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This crew is smart, informed, and well reasoned. If you’re not listening in, you’re missing out.
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