Aimless Ramblings
E032 - Learning

E032 - Learning

March 2, 2021

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In our 32nd episode we discuss learning, indoctrination and novelty.

E031 - Dissent

E031 - Dissent

January 28, 2021

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In our 31st episode we discuss dissent, loyalty and the margins of society.

E030 - Climate, mitigation and adaption

E030 - Climate, mitigation and adaption

December 22, 2020

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In our 30th episode, we discuss climate change and the issues facing adapting to and mitigating the threat.

P.S.

I mention the two below resources which are super useful for visualising the scale of the threat:

- ND-GAIN index: https://gain.nd.edu/our-work/country-index/

- World in Data population projections: https://ourworldindata.org/world-population-growth 

E029 - Citizenship and personhood

E029 - Citizenship and personhood

December 1, 2020

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In our 29th episode, we discuss what it means to be a person, to be a citizen within a society, and what exactly both these things have to do with being human?

E028 - Beauty

E028 - Beauty

November 15, 2020

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In this episode we discuss beauty, its basis, and its role in the mind and society.

E027 - Biodiversity and culture

E027 - Biodiversity and culture

November 8, 2020

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In our 27th episode, we discuss biodiversity, whether resilience in a state is analogous to resilience in an ecosystem, what role humans have in 'gardening' the planet, and what role nature has in shaping culture.

E026 - Malaise and withdrawal

E026 - Malaise and withdrawal

November 1, 2020

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In our 26th episode, we discuss the post-industrial condition, presenteeism and the emergence of modern hermitage.

E025 - Purity

E025 - Purity

October 25, 2020

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In this episode, we discuss purity, law, and narcotics.

E024 - Secrecy and revelation

E024 - Secrecy and revelation

October 11, 2020

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In this episode, we discuss secrecy, corruption, and whistleblowing.

E023 - Honour and Morality

E023 - Honour and Morality

September 27, 2020

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In our 23rd episode, we discuss honour, morality, and more than a little biology.

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