James Poulos is Executive Editor of The American Mind. He is the author of The Art of Being Free.
The King of Stuff talks with James Poulos, Ph.D., Executive Editor of the Claremont Institute’s The American Mind, author of The Art of Being Free, and spacegaze mastermind with his band Vast Asteroid. Jon and James discuss Newsom’s California, the end of the televisual age, and the challenge of digital to traditional politics. Subscribe to the King of Stuff Spotify playlist featuring picks from the show. This week Jon offers “The Romance of the Telescope” by Orchestral Manœuvers in the Dark.
Interview with prolific writer James Poulos, author of “The Art of Being Free,” about Alexis de Tocqueville, being authentically Christian, and how to revive democracy…Continue reading1: The Art of Being Free with James Poulos
James Poulos is a senior contributor at the Federalist and author of the new book, The Art of Being Free: How Alexis de Tocqueville Can Save Us from Ourselves. He joins Federalist Radio to explains what Tocqueville might have to tell us about Brittany Spears, death, dating, sex, and living lives of freedom. The way forward is obscure, whether in the small details or in the big picture, Poulos said. In a strange way is even more relevant to our pain and awkward anxiety in this moment than he was to his own time. Poulos offers some optimism in light of cultural challenges facing American institutions and religion. There is still enough in the American character of that unreasonable yearning for rebirth and renewal...personally and together with those you care about and those may be strangers to you, he said.
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3
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3
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2 hours, 59 minutes
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