Pensive Politics is a quick-witted and philosophically rich dive into politics with host Christian Watson AKA Mr. Watson, a nationally-published writer, and political commentator focused on issues of free speech, LGBTQ issues, and criminal justice. Mixing monologue with guest interviews, Watson offers a glimpse of what a smarter politics might look like.
What the Chauvin Verdict Tells Us About American Sensibilities.
In this episode of Pensive Politics, Mr. Watson addresses the recent Derrick Chauvin conviction and uses it to analyze the current sensibilities of many Americans. For many Americans, this trial was a triumph over white supremacy and racial bias. For Mr. Watson, this understanding of the Chauvin verdict reflects the dereliction of the "I" which he explains in this episode.
Episode 67: Mr. Watson & James Lindsay Take On Critical Race Theory, Wokeness, Politics, & More
In this episode of Pensive Politics with Mr. Watson, Mr. Watson talks with New Discourses editor and world-renowned critical race theory expert James Lindsay. Lindsay has taken a very important cultural role in dismantling the tenets of racially-based ideologies by developing in-depth expertise on the field and its related fields. In this dynamic interview, Lindsay and Watson explore the foundational tenets of social justice and woke-related ideologies. They discuss deconstructionist thinkers like Michel Foucault, philosophers who have influenced modern-day social justice theory (inadvertently or not) like Nietzsche. They also discuss the various critical race theory and woke trappings of collegiate debate, analyzing and debunking ideas like anti-blackness, re-telling time, post-colonialism, and more.
Biden's Infrastructure Takeover; Crowder's Crass Satire; and Gaetz's Demise
In this episode of Pensive Politics with Mr. Watson, Mr. Watson analyzes Biden's infrastructure plan and displays how it is a symbolic takeover of American life. He then analyzes a recent Sesame Street skit done by comedian Stephen Crowder and explains how it is an ineffective use of political satire. He also briefly touches on Matt Gaetz's scandal.
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In Conversation with John Lefebvre: On Rights, Responsibilities, and Corporations
In this episode of Pensive Politics with Mr. Watson, Mr. Watson intricately explores various philosophical considerations surrounding duty, the individual, and society with moral philosopher and musician John Lefebvre. Lefebvre, the author of "All's Well - Where Thou Art Earth and Why," outlines a rigorous metaphysical framework by which to evaluate duty and justice within the scope of political society. Mr. Watson engages him in his interview and centers his analysis on a variety of issues pertaining to time, objective reality, and, most importantly, libertarian freedom. Lefebvre and Watson wade through the implications of Lefebvre's iteration of freedom in this pensive discussion,
Andrew Cuomo's Personal Tyranny; Violence Against Asian-Americans? And The Dangers of Government Dependency
In this episode of Pensive Politics, Mr. Watson analyzes what he calls Andrew Cuomo's "personal tyranny." He also examines the conversation surrounding violence against Asian-Americans in the country, asking his audience if the narrative fits with a rational understanding of things. He also analyzes how the Rescue America Act is apart of a process that conspires to deprive Americans of their agency.
Is Women's History Month Necessary? And Addressing Joe Biden's Dangerous Cultural Relativism
In this video, Mr. Watson discusses Women's History Month and voices his objections to how the holiday is presented. He also analyzes Joe Biden's culturally relativistic attitude towards the Uyghurs and the Hong Kong pro-Democracy dissidents. In relation to these two topics, Mr. Watson asks a single question: What guiding principles do we hold ourselves two with culture and moral judgements, and how can we ensure those principles connect us with the Truth?
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Truly One of a Kind
Christian Watson’s combination of a deep understanding of political philosophy and a powerful, eloquent personality makes this podcast unlike any other.
No does it better. If you’re looking for a fresh prospective on social issues and news, Mr Watson is your guy. You will not be disappointed.