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A very Dudeist approach to topics of some importance on a pseudo-philosophical plane

A very Dudeist approach to topics of some importance on a pseudo-philosophical plane

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United States

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A very Dudeist approach to topics of some importance on a pseudo-philosophical plane

Language:

English

Contact:

3175193256


Episodes

What is the Value of Life, Pt. 8: Health & Medicine

9/19/2021
Our talk says we value health and medicine. Our actions say something different. Are we lying to ourselves?

Duration:00:34:27

What is the Value of Life, Pt. 6: Education

9/5/2021
Does education only exist to make us employable or is it meant to make us better people? There's no agreement on the answer.

Duration:00:33:27

What Is The Value of Life, Pt. 5: Family

8/29/2021
Family! We all have them, but do they raise our value or do they hinder it? What is the best structure for realizing our value?

Duration:00:33:17

What Is The Value Of Life, Pt. 4: Work

8/22/2021
What we do, our occupation, our work, is an important and unavoidable part of how our lives are valued. That value may be threatened.

Duration:00:26:42

What Is The Value of Life, Pt. 3: Morality

8/15/2021
Morality plays a large role in how we value life. Good is better than bad. The challenge is, how do we define what is good? This isn't easy.

Duration:00:31:53

What Is The Value Of Life, Pt. 2: Economics

8/8/2021
Using economic calculations to place a value on life often falls short of our perception of self-worth. Can one put a dollar value on life?

Duration:00:26:27

What Is The Value Of Life, Pt. 1: What IS Life?

8/1/2021
Every life presumably has value, but just how much value? Are some lives more valuable than others? Depends on one's definitions.

Duration:00:20:44

Is There Too Much To Learn?

7/25/2021
With so much information available and infinite amounts of knowledge to consume, is there a limit to how much one person can know?

Duration:00:17:04

Before You Light The First Firecracker

7/4/2021
Independence Day, July 4, is the quintessential American holiday. Hold up. Before lighting any fireworks, let's talk about true freedom

Duration:00:17:24

That’s Not What I Meant

6/20/2021
The words we write and the words we say are not always taken in the manner that we intend and sometimes that causes some problems.

Duration:00:24:28

I Don’t Have To Be Your Friend

6/13/2021
As we grow older, our selection of friends becomes smaller, sometimes prompting us to question why we were friends in the first place.

Duration:00:19:39

I Forgot What I Came Here For

6/6/2021
I don't always remember what I'm doing, why I'm in this room, or how things work. Memory is complicated. Losing it is frightening.

Duration:00:21:43

Running From the Hands of a Racist

5/30/2021
Emotions are triggered when looking at my hands starts to remind me of a racist grandparent I never wanted to emulate.

Duration:00:20:31

Ending One Life To Search For Another

5/18/2021
Ending the one thing for which we've always been knowing, putting more than 35 years of experience on the shelf, was not an easy decision.

Duration:00:28:20

A Disgrace of a Nation Disgraces The World

4/18/2021
Another mass shooting. Another murder of an unarmed black child at the hands of police. The United States is a disgrace. What's next?

Duration:00:11:00

Whose Rights Are These, Anyway?

4/11/2021
One strong trait of Americans is the extent to which we value our rights, our liberties. But what happens when my rights conflict with yours?

Duration:00:29:04

Where Do We Go From Here?

4/4/2021
We look at gains made: not biting our nails, COVID-19 Vaccines, economy surging, and it feels good. But what direction do we take next?

Duration:00:26:41

PTSD: A Nation Suffering From Continued Trauma

3/28/2021
From the assassination of John F. Kennedy to two mass shootings in the past two weeks, the US has no shortage of trauma, leaving us with PTSD

Duration:00:30:54

What The Atlanta Murders Teach About Sex Work

3/21/2021
The racist murder of eight people at Atlanta-area massage parlors demands that we reconsider our views on professional sex work.

Duration:00:24:59

The Art Of Doing Nothing

3/14/2021
What may look like laziness to some may be the ultimate form of avoiding stress and keeping yourself creative and healthy.

Duration:00:25:44