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You Can't Win

Nov 23, 2020

The concept of personal responsibility is often championed by right-wingers and dismissed by the left, but the reality is more complicated. We discuss some of the problems of taking initiative to better our own situations and the difficulty of doing so while accepting that a lot is beyond our own control.

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Nov 16, 2020

Our friends Jerel and Ahk return to discuss Islam and the Black Community in America - Jerel from the perspective of revert to Islam in Texas and Akh as a first-generation immigrant. We talk frictions of living as a Muslim in America and also the opportunities it presents for the future, as well as address common topics...


Nov 9, 2020

As Washington prepares to refill the swamp, our friend Alex joins us to talk about the election and our expectations for the future. Then we get into a conversation about climate change and the future of environmentalism.

Mentioned: Cyclonopedia by Reza Negarestani, Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why...


Nov 2, 2020

We often come across as pretty negative on our pod, so in this episode we talk about what an ideal society might look like. If society does make progress over the next 500 years, what might things look like? Then we get into some questions about Star Trek and zoos.

Mentioned: Milestones by Sayyid Qutb.

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Oct 26, 2020

Our friend Harvey returns to share some process serving stories and how his job has changed under corona. Then we get into a chat about religion and trying to find ways to meet people where they are at rather than always picking fights.

Intro music by auntie004. Outro by reiyashi.