Left and Right, Unite! Unite!
Today Steven and William discuss their views on the political division into the left and right wings. They argue that this differentiation is unnecessary and artificial, as both groups have much to offer, but to solve different problems. This insight underlines how they should complement each other, rather than get at each other's throats.
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“I don’t care who does the electing, as long as I get to do the nominating.” - Boss Tweed
is quoted in Larry Lessig’s TED talk “Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here’s how we fix it”:
By signing the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Bill Clinton made it possible for about 90% of the country’s major media companies to be owned by six corporations:
The Overton Window is the range of policies politically acceptable in the mainstream media:
“Safe without a State - How a natural legal system works without a monopoly of violence” is a book by Oliver Janich (title translated from the original German):
Ep. 22: Intuition is Perception via the Unconcious
Today Falk Kastell helps me better understand what intuition is and how it can work in every-day life. William's heavy intellectual propensity makes it a challenge for him to come to terms with subconscious signals and relying on them to make decisions. Let's see whether Falk can assist him in...
Ep. 21: On Regaining Your Personal Sovereignty
Kevin Beutler is a body builder turned network marketer. Having recognised the great business opportunity that has come with the revolution in the financial technology sector, he is now a self-made millionaire. He not only lives with financial freedom, but with mental serenity and fulfillment. Today Kevin shares with us...
Ep. 20: When will we realize that you cannot eat money?
Falk and William discuss the current state of the world in terms of the progress of technology vs. human connection and respect for nature, being attentive to intutions vs. being driven by cerebral messaging, praising the economy as humanity's highest good vs. personal relationships and development, and many other things....
Adv. Book #1 (part 4):
It All Comes Down To This
After travelling from Venis to Kahira to the lost city of Du-En, Steven and William are confronted with a mystical cave that is supposed to contain the heart of Volent, a meteorite that allegedly grants powers of godhood. This is the final battleground of our adventure, where we and several...