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This week bonus episodes are going on the main feed, past the paywall! Here's a rerun from last year, about Napoleon Bonaparte, and the pitfalls of "liberating" other nations.
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Sep 14, 2021
The default position for politics is advocacy—promoting our team and opposing the other. Julia Galef proposes an alternate mindset, where we try to determine the reality of a situation even if it’s uncomfortable. She is the author of “The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others...
Sep 8, 2021
The Khmer Rouge was a brutal communist regime that ruled
Cambodia for only four years, but in that brief period entirely
destroyed its economy, wiped out its intellectual class, and
horribly murdered a quarter of its population.
In this history episode we investigate one of the world's worst regimes, the depths of its...