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I've written five books (see Amazon.com). I've appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone as well on 60 Minutes, ABC News, and Entertainment Tonight. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).

Luke Ford Luke Ford

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    • 3.0 • 4 Ratings

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). I've appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Rolling Stone as well on 60 Minutes, ABC News, and Entertainment Tonight. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).

    Decoding Israel's Growing Isolation (5-22-24)

    Decoding Israel's Growing Isolation (5-22-24)

    01:00 NYT: What to know about Karim Khan’s decision to seek arrest warrants, https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/22/world/europe/icc-warrants-israel-hamas-khan.html
    07:00 Which first world nations have become more Muslim and more free?
    14:20 Prof. John Mearsheimer: How Will the War in Gaza End?
    36:00 WSJ: The Israelis Prove Biden Wrong on Rafah, https://www.wsj.com/articles/rafah-evacuation-israel-biden-administration-antony-blinken-jake-sullivan-hamas-3e3c85f7
    43:30 Dennis Prager and Julie Hartman on humor, intelligence, Israel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_AOXzJl8as
    56:00 BLM has more blood on its hands in the past decade than any other American organization
    1:00:00 The Joy of Sex, https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v46/n04/florence-sutcliffe-braithwaite/indoor-sport
    1:03:45 NYT: On Campus, a New Social Litmus Test: Zionist or Not?, https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/22/style/jewish-college-students-zionism-israel.html
    1:06:45 Betrayals: The Unpredictability of Human Relations by Gabriella Turnaturi, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=9079
    1:17:00 Settler violence in the West Bank, https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/16/magazine/israel-west-bank-settler-violence-impunity.html

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Decoding Politics: Identity v Policy, Interests v Principles (5-21-24)

    Decoding Politics: Identity v Policy, Interests v Principles (5-21-24)

    01:00 NYT: The Dangerous Political Headwind Facing Biden,
    12:00 Ideology vs. Identity: What Drives Political Preferences?
    1:02:00 Janan Ganesh: Maybe politics, which for decades has been dysfunctional in the US, doesn’t matter that much, https://www.ft.com/content/4effcabc-8b5b-4cd4-a3e7-b5a38f487863
    1:08:00 NYT: How Extremists Took Over Israel, https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/16/magazine/israel-west-bank-settler-violence-impunity.html
    1:58:00 Our Boys, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Boys_(miniseries)
    2:14:45 WSJ on AfD: It Was a Rising Star of the Far Right. Now It’s a Scandal Magnet., https://www.wsj.com/world/europe/it-was-a-rising-star-of-the-far-right-now-its-a-scandal-magnet-63219b27

    • 2 hr 16 min
    Decoding The Netflix Show 'Love is Blind' (5-20-24)

    Decoding The Netflix Show 'Love is Blind' (5-20-24)

    01:00 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2024/05/27/is-love-is-blind-a-toxic-workplace
    03:40 Dennis Prager's Thoughts On Harrison Butker's Speech
    07:00 Love is blind expose, https://www.avclub.com/love-is-blind-new-expose-renee-poche-lawsuit-netflix-1851488994
    12:00 Love Is Blind Allegations EXPOSED! Contestants SUING Netflix Show!
    28:00 Inside Love Is Blind’s Brutal Conditions on Set
    50:10 Destiny: Debate King and/or Degenerate?, https://decoding-the-gurus.captivate.fm/episode/destiny-the-edge-of-unhinged-degeneracy
    1:08:00 Nathan Cofnas interview, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77prDNpFiSk
    1:16:30 Nazi denied Darwinism, IQ testing
    1:18:40 How does the academy respond to those who deny the egalitarian premise?

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Decoding The Social Safety Net (5-19-24)

    Decoding The Social Safety Net (5-19-24)

    01:00 A Modest Proposal For Expanding The Social Safety Net,https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=155099
    03:00 Social safety net, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_safety_net
    07:45 WP: Business titans privately urged NYC mayor to use police on Columbia protesters, chats show, https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2024/05/16/business-leaders-chat-group-eric-adams-columbia-protesters/
    14:45 Iranian helicopter crash with no sign of the country's leaders
    1:25:10 ABC podcast: How to help a conspiracy theorist: an ex believer and an expert weigh in, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-help-a-conspiracy-theorist-an-ex/id73330911?i=1000654532238
    1:31:40 What influences your inner voice? Controlling 'chatter' part two, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-influences-your-inner-voice-controlling-chatter/id73330911?i=1000649425995
    1:39:00 Moog became a Youtube megastar — and it messed with his mental health, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moog-became-a-youtube-megastar-and-it-messed-with/id73330911?i=1000645697218
    1:56:50 Seeing red — anger and aggression, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/seeing-red-anger-and-aggression/id73330911?i=1000629752888
    2:10:15 Why Israel is in deep trouble: John Mearsheimer, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAfIYtpcBxo
    2:17:00 500,000 Israelis have left the country since Oct. 7
    2:18:40 The Mussar Dispute (Part 7) || Dr. Marc Shapiro, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2H1SaJ2f8YY
    2:40:40 The Right's Stupidity Problem, https://www.aporiamagazine.com/p/race-iq-and-the-rights-stupidity
    2:42:00 Nathan Cofnas: Why We Need to Talk about the Right’s Stupidity Problem -
    To win over the elites, the right needs to challenge the Big Lie that motivates wokism: the equality thesis, https://ncofnas.com/p/why-we-need-to-talk-about-the-rights
    2:45:00 Noah Carl, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah_Carl
    2:47:00 Noah Carl says racists tend to be less intelligent

    • 2 hr 58 min
    Decoding Stormy Daniels (5-15-24)

    Decoding Stormy Daniels (5-15-24)

    01:00 Robert Stark interviews me about Stormy Daniels, https://robertstark.substack.com/
    05:00 My Stormy Daniels interviews, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=155046
    08:00 Who is Stormy Daniels? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stormy_Daniels
    27:20 Matt Pegas's new book, The Black Album, https://robertstark.substack.com/p/robert-stark-talks-to-matt-pegas
    28:45 Anatoly Karlin talks about his intellectual restructuring, https://robertstark.substack.com/p/anatoly-karlin-talks-about-his-intellectual
    29:20 Robert Stark talks to Constantin von Hoffmeister about Esoteric Trumpism, https://robertstark.substack.com/p/robert-stark-talks-to-constantin
    31:40 Esotericism, https://robertstark.substack.com/p/robert-stark-is-interviewed-about-eab
    33:00 Robert Stark on life in California
    47:30 The War in Gaza and the International Context with Aaron David Miller and Stephen Walt, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fusypoWb5TA
    50:00 Against sunscreen absolutism, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2024/06/sun-exposure-health-benefits/678205/
    1:03:00 Resident Physicians’ Exam Scores Tied to Patient Survival - New analysis finds tests for new doctors can measure what matters — the life and health of patients, https://hms.harvard.edu/news/resident-physicians-exam-scores-tied-patient-survival

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Decoding Dan Rather (5-12-24)

    Decoding Dan Rather (5-12-24)

    01:00 Dan Rather, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Rather
    07:00 Did the press uncover watergate? https://www.commentary.org/articles/edward-epstein-3/did-the-press-uncover-watergate/
    09:00 Netflix documentary on civil rights, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=148976
    11:00 The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties--A Conversation with Author Christopher Caldwell, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36-nBl5uBmc
    20:00 Women, mediocrity and excellence, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=129132
    25:00 The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=148976
    39:00 Most news is unimportant, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=131296
    50:00 Conservative Claims of Cultural Oppression: The Nature and Origins of Conservaphobia, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=144168
    52:00 We all have hero systems, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=146534
    1:01:50 Sailer’s First Law Of Female Journalism, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=121714
    1:02:50 What should you expect from the news? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=146911
    1:04:00 The craft of interviewing, https://lukeford.net/essays/contents/interviewing.htm
    1:10:00 The News Is What Bureaucracies Report, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=144534
    1:15:00 What should you expect from the news? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=146911
    1:25:00 Where do journalists come from? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=137084
    1:37:00 Watergate as democratic ritual, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=143174
    1:48:00 NYT: Why Antiwar Protests Haven’t Flared Up at Black Colleges Like Morehouse, https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/11/us/politics/biden-morehouse-black-colleges.html
    1:54:00 HBO’s Small Town News & That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question', https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=141668
    2:06:00 Dan Rather's sweater period
    2:08:30 The Liberal Liturgy, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138045
    2:12:40 The News Is What Bureaucracies Report, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=144534
    2:16:00 Former USC medical school dean blames sickness for bad behavior
    2:20:00 When Did Intellectuals Stop Supporting The Free Market Of Ideas? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=143526
    2:25:00 Conservative Claims of Cultural Oppression: The Nature and Origins of Conservaphobia, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=144168
    2:29:30 The Politics of Expertise, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=143550
    2:32:30 What's the frequency, Kenneth?
    2:48:00 How The News Differs From Reality, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=144347
    2:53:00 The “Objective Facts” of Journalism, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=140236
    2:55:40 Christopher Caldwell: The Age of Entitlement
    3:08:45 The Case Against The News, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=141853
    3:26:00 Reporter Seymour Hersh, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138924
    3:30:00 Journalistic Ethics (12-9-20), https://rumble.com/vbv08f-journalistic-ethics-12-9-20.html
    3:40:00 All the News That’s Fit to Click: How Metrics Are Transforming the Work of Journalists, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=154027

    • 3 hr 53 min

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Lots of unsubstantiated conjecture and divisive rhetoric.

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