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Embrace The Void

A weekly Society, Culture and Philosophy podcast
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My guest this week is Jesse Singal (@jessesingal), cohost of the Blocked and Reported podcast and a contributor New York mag and a range of other places, primarily Substack. We compare two recently published articles on detransition, Turban (20
My guest this week is Adam Gurri, founder and editor in chief of liberal currents. We discuss why we still identify as liberals, his recent article on cancel culture narratives, and whether those narratives are an unavoidable part of liberal so
My guest this week is Dr. Michael Grenke, a tutor at St John’s College and author of the introduction to the recently released Warspeak: Nietzsche’s victory over nihilism. We discuss Nietzsche's worldview, the risks and insights in that view, a
My guest this week is John Cook (@johnfocook), a research fellow at Monash Climate Change Committee Research Hub, author of the book Cranky Uncle Vs. Climate Change and coauthor of The conspiracy Handbook. We discuss the common features of cons
My guest this week is Alex Arnett, a longtime friend of the show who recently did some serious applied effective altruism. We discuss his experience.Live Kidney Donations: https://www.kidneyregistry.org/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwwNWKBhDAARIsAJ8Hkhd-35ozCh
My guest this week is Alan Levinovitz (@AlanLevinovitz), a professor of religion and science at James Madison University and the author of Natural: How Faith in Nature’s goodness leads to harmful fads, unjust laws, and flawed science. We discus
My guest this week is Alan Levinovitz (@AlanLevinovitz), a professor of religion and science at James Madison University and the author of Natural: How Faith in Nature’s goodness leads to harmful fads, unjust laws, and flawed science. We discus
My guest this week is Philip Gorski (@GorskiPhilip), a professor of sociology at Yale and co-author of the forthcoming book The Flag and the Cross. We discuss white christian nationalism, why the white part really matters, and what this growing
My guest this week is Travis View (@travis_view), co-host of the Qanon Anonymous Podcast. We discuss conspiracism tracking, epistemic poverty tourism, and what comes next for Qanon Anonymous now that Q has gone silent.Qanon Anonymous: https://w
My guest this week is Tyler John (@tyler_m_john), head of research at Longview Philanthropy. We discuss Effective Altruism and in particular Longtermism as an approach to ethics.Tyler's Website: https://tmjohn.wixsite.com/tylermjohnConvocation:
My guest this week is Melanie Trecek-King (@Thinkingpowers), a teacher at a community college who teaches a course on distinguishing between science, non-science, bad science, and pseudoscience. She also developed a website devoted to same issu
My guest this week is Will Gervais, (@wgervais), an assistant professor of social psychology and senior lecturer at the center for culture and evolution at Brunel University London. We discuss his work studying the persistent stereotype that no
My guest this week is Mark Hoofnagel, (@MarkHoofnagle), a surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at Wash U, as well as a skeptic activist. We discuss his work on the problem of denialism and how we're seeing that problem run rampant in our
My guest this week is Corvus (@CorvusCoraxPC), host of the Corvus Corax podcast. We discuss the law of identity and the somewhat surprising roles it plays in political discourse.Corvus podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3xHSnWZ-Y1kahvfe
My guest this week is Nathan Alexander (@NathGAlexander), a historian of racism and atheism and co-host of the Beyond Atheism podcast. We discuss the history of the term 'racism' and the role it's played in American politics.Nathan's Website: h
This week I mark the 200th episode with an autoethnography of my first year in the Rutgers Graduate School of Education PhD program. I thought this might be helpful for folks who want to hear a less sensationalist approach to CRT in education.C
My guests this week are Alex and Jim, hosts of the Pillow Scream Radio podcast (@PillowScreamPod). We discuss their experiences as veterans and the The Conspiracy Against the Human Race by Ligotti.Convocation: The Conspiracy Against the Human R
My guest this week is Cathy Young (@CathyYoung63), a writer who has published at ArcDigi, Reason, Atlantic, Newsday, Bulkwark, the week, and Quillette and many more. We discuss moral panics and their role in current political ecosystems.Convoca
My guest this week is Cathy Young (@CathyYoung63), a writer who has published at ArcDigi, Reason, Atlantic, Newsday, Bulkwark, the week, and Quillette and many more. We discuss moral panics and their role in current political ecosystems.Convoca
My guest this week is Scott Tyson (@scottatyson), an assistant professor in political science at the University of Rochester. We discuss conspiracism and its role in American politics.Convocation: Aaron's fever dreamsEditing by Lu Lyons, check
My guest this week is Lindsey Osterman, associate professor of psychology at Roanoke college and cohost of Serious Inquiries Only, we’re on the same page, what the fup:downloads from the secrete ghost library. We discuss evolutionary psychology
My guest this week is Cory Clark (@ImHardcory), a visiting scholar in social psychology at University of Pennsylvania and cohost of Psyphilopod. We discuss her work studying belief in free will across political groups and its relationship to th
My guest this week is Phrost (@Phrost), founder of the Bullshido website for debates among martial artists. We discuss his approaches to debating guys with fragile masculinity issues.Convocation: Fight ClubEditing by Lu Lyons, check out her ama
My guest this week is Lillian Cicerchia (@LILCICERCH), a postdoc in social philosophy at Free university of Berlin and cohost of What’s left of philosophy pod. We discuss her work on social economy and she helps me parse the relationship betwee
My guest this week is William Paris (@WilliamMParis), the Frank B Weeks Visiting Assistant Professor at Wesleyan,  starting assistant professor as University of Toronto, and cohost of the What’s Left of Philosophy podcast. We discuss the role o
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