A Podcast About America.

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Episode V: Captain of the Iceberg

We are all more or less quarantined, the economy is blowing up, and people are starting to come around on the effectiveness of masks. What does this crisis ultimately mean?

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Episode IV: Civilization is Canceled

We are all more or less quarantined, the economy is blowing up, and people are starting to come around on the effectiveness of masks. What does this crisis ultimately mean?

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Episode III: The Life and Death of Hubert Dreyfus

We are in a bad age, an age defined by decadence and isolation and false alliances. But will it be remembered for its vices? for tech giants or political siren songs? Maybe, but maybe not.

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Episode II: Commencement Special: Harvard, Facebook, and the Arc of Justice

In this special commencement episode, we look at five speeches delivered during Graduation week at Harvard through the years. Students, Deans, and celebrities alike find themselves promoting familiar (some would even say cliché) ideas in their speeches.

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Episode I: Tony Soprano, Jay Gatsby, and the American Dream

The story of two Americas, one plastic, the other entropic.

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Heidegger's Der Spiegel Interview: Only A God Can Save Us

An interview with the 20th century philosopher Martin Heidegger from 1976. He discusses the role of technology, religion, and art in the post-war world.

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Harvard Baccalaureate Address of President Nathan M. Pusey

Baccalaureate Address of President Nathan M. Pusey to the Class of 1960 of Harvard college, given at the Memorial Church in Harvard Yard on Sunday afternoon, June 12, 1960.

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The Present Age by Soren Kierkegaard - Full Text

Søren Kierkegaard's essay on the "process of leveling" that results from the dispassion of his age.

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