Still on the 2016 presidential election, I respond to the glaring absence of condemnation for racism and related violations in the Trump campagn in episode 2. I end on a hopeful note. The Video of Jonathan Pie can be found here.
I reflect on the 2016 Presidential election, both from a personal point of view and with general social commentary. I discuss how we view each other given our ballots. I discuss the risk associated with the candidates. I discuss some cultural superstars that have emerged, and I discuss where we go from here. Referenced in the podcast: Scott Adams' blog can be found here. Nate Silver of Five Thirty Eight can be found here.
I explain the goal of the podcast, which is to cover topics in philosophy and economics, with an emphasis on areas where they intersect. I explain why I started this podcast, and I give some sample topics that will be covered in future episodes.