Episode from the podcastMaking Sense with Sam Harris

#218 — Welcome to the Cult Factory

Released Thursday, 24th September 2020
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In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Tristan Harris about the ways in which social media is fracturing society. They discuss the rise in teen depression and suicide, political polarization, conspiracy theories, information warfare, the decoupling of power and responsibility, the distinctions between platforms and publishers, the cancellation of Alex Jones, social media-inspired ethnic cleansing, concerns about the upcoming presidential election, culture as an operating system, and other topics.
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Length
47m 22s
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No
Episode Type
Full

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