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Let's Know Things

Let's Know Things is a show about putting current events into context. Rather than simply discussing the news, in each episode we use a news item as a starting point for a larger discussion about a particular industry, society, ourselves, and the world.
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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 31, 2017

This week we talk about scarcity, nationalization, and the dictatorship of the proletariat.

We also discuss the National Health Service, technological unemployment, and manorialism.

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Oct 24, 2017

This week we talk about sleep debt, extended adolescence, and the psychic cost of everyday things.

We also discuss the Blackberry Pearl, depression, and internet trolls.

 

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My book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

Oct 17, 2017

This week we talk about non-sexual arousal, environmental perception, and chronic stress.

We also discuss the HPA axis, the self-help industry, and mindfulness.

For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

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My book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

Oct 10, 2017

This week we talk about IVF, premies, and artificial wombs.

We also discuss rites of passage, Brave New World, and the perceived place of women in society.

For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

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Sponsors: Everlane & Hostgator

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

Oct 3, 2017

This week we talk about cyborgs, the Curse of Knowledge, and Tulip Mania.

We also discuss the Eighty Years' War, distributed knowledge, and storytelling.

For more information about this podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com.

Become a patron on Patreon.

Sponsors: Audible & Hostgator

My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook.

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