This is an updated version of our episode from July 3, 2018. We discuss how John C. Calhoun led the charge in believing slavery to be a “positive good”.
Who was Stephen Douglas and, more importantly, what did his political attitude represent in a time defined by scheming politicians?
Is the United States the most fearful country in the world?
Artificial intelligence is here and changing our daily lives, but should we be concerned about the prospect of a hostile and hyper-intelligent AI?
What would prevent the United States from the impending disastrous split over the “slavery issue”?
Do enough people benefit from public transit considering the amount of money poured into these politically-driven transportation endeavors?
Does Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform, represent the future of the world of betting? Does it serve as a valuable market for knowledge?
Our lengthy debate about who Van Buren really was as a person and as a President continues with new thoughts from Jeff Hummel.
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us to discuss what direct primary care is and how it could benefit you and your family.
The Loco-Focos were out there leading the young America cultural movement: integrating Whigish abolitionism, even when Van Buren had left them behind.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”
Our conversation about how all history is revisionist and open to creativity with Michael Douma continues this week.
Rob Schenck joins us to discuss how his career in the evangelical world morphed into continued political engagement.
This week we discuss the implications of law enforecement’s ability to access genetic information from DNA databases like Ancestry and 23&Me.
Michael Douma joins us for the first part of a two-part series to discuss how we should see the past as as an interpretative history.
Matthew Larosiere joins us to discuss how his interest in the design and development of weapons is controversial.