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Counterpoint™ is a shared on-line journal covering current news and opinion analysis​; specifically, developments relating to law​¹​ , philosophy, politics, and other social sciences. Materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. Contact a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on a specific legal issue.

Counterpoint™ is a shared on-line journal covering current news and opinion analysis​; specifically, developments relating to law​¹​ , philosophy, politics, and other social sciences. Materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. Contact a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on a specific legal issue.
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Counterpoint™ is a shared on-line journal covering current news and opinion analysis​; specifically, developments relating to law​¹​ , philosophy, politics, and other social sciences. Materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. Contact a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on a specific legal issue.

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Episodes

Episode 14: What is News?

6/14/2017
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In a world of talking heads, fake news, and up-to-the-second updates, we are left preoccupied, pondering the very underpinnings behind the concept of news itself. When did the news begin? Has it always been this way? What is “real news” supposed to look like, anyway? Music: bensound.com

Duration: 00:05:10


Episode 12: Understanding the Fermi Paradox and "Strong" Artificial Intelligence

3/28/2017
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This month I speak with my brother, Josh Borup, about the rise of Artificial Intelligence. Are the fears surrounding these hypothetical robots of the future overblown? What does the Fermi Paradox have to do with the concept of "Strong A.I."? Listen in as we ponder the future of science, technology, and humanity as we know it. Music by bensound.com.

Duration: 00:28:26


Episode 11: Mastering the Art of Civil Debate

2/19/2017
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​Five steps to becoming better orators, more respected advisors, and knowing when and under what circumstances our opinions should come to bear on a conversation. Music: www.bensound.com

Duration: 00:12:44


Episode 9: Finding a Local Identity

12/22/2016
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There's a reason we travel. We want to see new things and have unique experiences. We want a real change. Something entirely different. Out of the norm. ​But how often is that actually the case? Are things really all that different anymore? Are our travel itineraries truly as exotic and original as we think they are? As they once were? ​ If not, why? Music: www.bensound.com

Duration: 00:04:11


Episode 8: Unpacking the "Lesser of Two Evils" Principle

11/9/2016
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​Imagine an election in which both front-runners are, say, less than ideal. While such circumstance may sound incomprehensible, just try and pretend you are faced with a decision wherein neither candidate constitutes a choice you would independently endorse on your own. ​What should you do? music: www.bensound.com

Duration: 00:07:24


Zen And The Art Of Getting Tattoos

10/15/2016
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​What is the point of getting a tattoo? Why go through it? And how exactly do those with tattoos, especially those with several, large pieces of art, endure the perpetual anguish and torture of getting one? music: http://www.bensound.com

Duration: 00:05:59