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!
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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The Australian Government Anti-Social Media Smack-down
We're joined by Grahame Lynch, Publisher of the Australian Telecommunications Industry, for an in-depth, behind the scenes discussion of why Facebook stopped showing News on its news-feed, the history behind it, why the Murdoch vs. Zuckerberg is an overly-simplistic narrative, and what this all means for the future of media, social media, and the tech giants.
If this is just the beginning?
A deep dive on an issue with surprisingly broad consequences from a very-well informed and insightful guest.
Beyond Death: A Frank Discussion About our Ends
We are mortal, and that one day we will all die.
Whilst navigating this thorny discussion through tales of personal experience, uplifting philosophical musings and the occasional flippant attempt at brevity we find ourselves exploring some surprising and meaningful insights into our own psyches, find ways of dealing with the concept of mortality while confronting the nihilistic hedonism that steer so much of contemporary western thought regarding death.
Debating Gun Control With Tacticool Girlfriend
The gun control debate is fiercely polemic;
Liberals frame the gun lobby as right-wing rednecks with blood on their hands.
Conservatives point to gang shootings in Democrat run cities caused by failed attempts at gun control.
This leaves gun-rights activists on the left in an uncomfortable minority.
A debate ensues with a fascinating proponent of gun culture
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Outro music by Jamie Mackie
Chinese Colonialism and Soft Power
The Chinese, and their apologists point to how relatively peaceful China's modern expansion has been in comparison with the Western Superpowers.
Activists from Hong Kong to the Uyghurs beg to differ.
Meanwhile for stalling economies, with plans only until the next election, Democracy appears less and less appealing.
Is an aggressively growing China destined to dominate, and how worried should we be about that?
Next Generation Nuclear Power: Myths, Misconceptions, and Politics
Nuclear Energy is deeply misunderstood, shrouded in technical jargon, and the secrecy you'd expect from Cold War weapon technology.
Uncertainty breeds misinformation, and so we were blessed to have Sean Kenny, an expert guest on the next generation of nuclear molten salt reactors.
An enlightening conversation was had on the risks and rewards environmentally, and geo-politically for investing in the next generation of Nuclear reactors,
for more check rocklogicwithseankenny.com/where-to-find-us/
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