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Episode 14: Is Humanity A Virus?

Released Sunday, 4th February 2018
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Today we're joined by famous economist and star of the twenty pound note, Adam Smith, talking about whether humankind is a virus on the planet, and what we can do about it. Can ya boys solve the population problem in under two hours? Let's find out.

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1:00 Adam Smith, but not that one (but he is an economist)
5:22 Is humanity a virus?
8:18 Population, modernity, and why one-child policies don't work
17:51 It's the economy, stupid - and why off-world colonisation won't work
30:10 Alex Ryan's accents, and cultural stereotypes
31:56 We get into eugenics
52:06 Humans and Nature: Us vs. them?
1:19:51 So ... what do we do?
1:32:09 Adam Smith's Parting Tips
1:32:29 Wrapping up

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Episode Details

Length
1h 35m 48s
Explicit
Yes
Season
1
Episode
12
Episode Type
Full

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