Who Am I Podcast

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William and Steven ardently discuss the question "Who am I?" from perspectives informed by philosophy, psychology, natural sciences, the arts and every-day experiences. Join us on our quest to illuminate the path towards personal identity.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 47: The Good and Bad of Making Promises

Humans need each other, and so they need to depend on each other. When we make a promise or sign a contract we intensify an understanding that is usually mutually beneficial, but we also agree to retribution in the case of non-fulfillment. Is such a formal arrangement better than the...

Ep. 46: How to convince people that 2+2=5

Psychological torture can be used to break someone's mind and implant a belief in the victim's mentality that will shape their behaviour permanently. Is something similar going on at a societal scale? Are we all susceptible to a slow and subtle mental manipulation through mainstream media and other influences? How...

Ep. 45: Our Insane Search for Security - with J. Krishnamurti

Feelings of anxiety often come when some security in our life diminishes. Because we believe that our existence depends on that safety net, we fear that its loss will cause our life to end. Jiddu Krishnamurti has helped many audiences realise the falsehood of such beliefs. In this interview he...

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Recent Speakers

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Arisendead

Arisendead

Koji Okumura

Koji Okumura

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Blog Posts

A Recipe For War

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 central bank
  • 2 major parties
  • a monopoly of TV news channels and news papers
  • as many intelligence agencies as you like
  • 1 false flag event

INSTRUCTIONS

Central Bank:

  • Make all other currencies illegal.
  • Confiscate everybody‚Äôs gold and hold it in a vault.
  • Make it impossible...

Be More Like Fresh Milk

For one year people have been like ultra-pasteurized milk:

  • at ultra-high temperature anger for losing their jobs
  • stored in their homes for ever in fear of being punished
  • homogenised because they are all equally being controlled and exploited

The time has come for people to become more like...

A Poem on Race

RACE

Is what divides the people with a different-coloured face.
While some are elevated, others we abase.
We feel the need to put a people in their place,
Imagining we are a higher race.

Allegedly genetics puts us in a better place
Where we are privileged...