In this episode, Katie and Berin discuss taking a knee, exercising freedom of speech in the United States, and the concept of American Exceptionalism as religion and protest as blasphemy. If you have topics you’d like to hear us discuss in future episodes, leave your ideas in the comments below.
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about how consumer culture and the internet encourage people to be selfish and impede the development of empathy and compassion necessary for a functional society.
As I write this it’s 9:46 a.m. in Finland. The weather here could go either way — some reports are calling for snow, others for rain. It’s flurrying right now, but not sticking. On the East Coast of the United States it’s 2:46 a.m., technically Thanksgiving day, although I suspect that everyone other than people […]
My very first toy was a Magilla Gorilla stuffed animal. I had two of them, actually. On the day I was born, two different relatives showed up at the hospital with the same toy. I remember seeing pictures of me as a tiny baby, with that toy. I remember seeing pictures of my first birthday, […]