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We come together each week to discuss current events, history, and politics through the lens of philosophy. In a lot of ways it’s an excuse to get together with friends, drink beer, and gain a better understanding of philosophy as a whole.

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    • 3.9, 8 Ratings

We come together each week to discuss current events, history, and politics through the lens of philosophy. In a lot of ways it’s an excuse to get together with friends, drink beer, and gain a better understanding of philosophy as a whole.

    Feel Good Ethics - Six Pack Philosophy

    Feel Good Ethics - Six Pack Philosophy

    Is emotion at the heart of ethics?

    We tend to like to break things down into rational bits to make them more easily digestible, but when we started looking at the reasoning behind ethics, it seems to be all about whether or not something makes us feel good. Listen for more details.

    • 39 min
    Philosophy of Freedom - Six Pack Philosophy

    Philosophy of Freedom - Six Pack Philosophy

    If it’s better to have freedom, then why do we continually limit each other?

    In this episode, we explore what it means to have freedom and what it means to restrict it.

    • 57 min
    Crisis Actors - Six Pack Philosophy

    Crisis Actors - Six Pack Philosophy

    So crisis actors are a real thing with a useful purpose, but what about their use in conspiracy theories?

    In this episode, we touch a little bit on where the term crisis actors comes from and how these actors are traditionally employed, but quickly we get into the juicy bits about how this term came to be associated with conspiracy theories and the “evidence” being presented by random ass blogs on the internet.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Happy Independence Day - Six Pack Philosophy

    Happy Independence Day - Six Pack Philosophy

    As per tradition, here is a reading of the Declaration of Independence to remind us what today is all about.

    Enjoy. Drink Responsibly. Stay Safe.

    • 9 min
    Newburgh Conspiracy - Six Pack Philosophy

    Newburgh Conspiracy - Six Pack Philosophy

    Let’s get the full story leading up to Washington’s classic glasses line.

    Mike has told the story before of when George Washington quelled a rebellion by taking off his glasses, but in this episode, in classic Independence Day pub stories tradition, we explore the events leading up to the scene that has now become known as the Newburgh Conspiracy.

    • 34 min
    Opioid Crisis - Six Pack Philosophy

    Opioid Crisis - Six Pack Philosophy

    Where did the opioid crisis start and what is there to be done to fix it?

    In this episode, we discuss the origins of the over prescription of opioids, its development as an epidemic and what can be done to resolve the opioid crisis.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

paigekill ,

Meh..

A very white middle class look on philosophy.

Jayney d ,

Can I have my half hour back?

Drunk self aggrandizing bordering on offensive commentary on what to some are life and death issues. I surely don’t need to look up the hosts to know they’re white. Their conversation reeks of privilege. Make my wasted time worth it and don’t waste yours.

L. Blownapart ,

Y'know I think I like this podcast

Good discussions!

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