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The podcast promoting free markets, free minds, and grateful souls.

    Domenic Scarcella Argues Jesus Is a Good Neighbor But Bad Citizen

    Domenic Scarcella Argues Jesus Is a Good Neighbor But Bad Citizen

    Domenic Scarcella discusses his new book, which makes the case that Jesus' teachings and actions show Christians they should be good neighbors, but (in a sense) bad citizens. Bob pushes back at points to clarify what Domenic's position truly is.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Gene Callahan on the Failure of Liberal Neutrality

    Gene Callahan on the Failure of Liberal Neutrality

    Gene Callahan teaches computer science at NYU and is the author of Economics for Real People. He joins Bob to discuss the inner contradictions of liberal neutrality. They also discuss AI and whether computers can really learn.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    To the Moon! Owen Benjamin Tells Bob Murphy Why Anarchism Fails

    To the Moon! Owen Benjamin Tells Bob Murphy Why Anarchism Fails

    Professional comedian Owen Benjamin joins Bob to discuss the attempt to de-platform him, the shape of the earth, and whether we need a strong State to protect financial integrity and children.

    • 2 hr 2 min
    All I Needed to Know About Leadership I Learned from the Transformers Movie

    All I Needed to Know About Leadership I Learned from the Transformers Movie

    Bob gives a dense commentary on the 1986 animated classic, explaining how the initially reckless Hot Rod rises from the ranks to become the successor to Optimus Prime.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Keith Knight on Progressives' Domestic Imperialism

    Keith Knight on Progressives' Domestic Imperialism

    In his new book published by the Libertarian Institute, Keith Knight explains why he left progressivism. They could see the problems of foreign imperialism, but they cheered it domestically. A fast-paced discussion.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    An Interdisciplinary Commentary on the Gospel Accounts of Jesus Christ: Installment 2, Jesus as Logos

    An Interdisciplinary Commentary on the Gospel Accounts of Jesus Christ: Installment 2, Jesus as Logos

    Bob continues his miniseries, focusing on John 1: 1-5. Bob makes the case that we should be marveling at the unreasonable effectiveness of semantics in the social sciences. There is meaning packed into every field of human inquiry, and this sheds light on the prologue to the gospel of John.

    • 1 hr 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
451 Ratings

451 Ratings

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Hot Topics

Bob knows how to hit on the hot topics in every episode. And he does it in a way that everyone can understand.

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Excellent explanations of complex topics

Bob does an amazing job of breaking down complex topics and explaining them for the listener. Love the diverse subject matter!

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Humor, Intelligence, Entertainment

This podcast has it all. Bob is a lovable explainer of many things. Mostly economic, but you never know where Bob might go.

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