In this episode I talk about the perspective and generalization of social science and the line of thinking it leads to. I also talk about my feelings relative to Thanksgiving (editor’s note this was recorded before Thanksgiving 2019).
In this episode Nicolas renews his interest in psychology and starts to explore Non-violent Communication techniques by trying to connect their needs with the needs of others. This causes them to reexamine the generation talk in the last two episodes and express a desire to try and connect with and understand older people.
In this episode I come back after a long break from the podcast to explain the failure of my radio show and apologize to my colleagues. I spend the rest of the episode talking about corporatization of media. Admitting that the distribution of podcasts is corporatized as well. Lastly, I go on a mini generational rant.
In this episode I start trying to look at the whole view of political ideas including their implementation. This change in view was inspired by an article I read on Medium.com called “Plato, radicalism, and ‘good ideas implemented badly’”by Orestis Tsinalis. Taking that perspective both socialism and democracy seem like bad ideas. Does that mean that Democratic Socialism is a bad idea? I also talk about my impending resignation from The Chico Peace And Justice Center and the consequences that may have.
In this episode I flight a battle with malaise to ponder about why we as humans have such problems going from having good ideas to having good implementations of those ideas. I also talk about the benefits of the podcast medium and ponder the concept of ethical violence. Finally, I wonder if wondering about ethical violence makes me a terrorist