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  1. Our American Network - The Family that Podcasts Together, Stays Together

    There’s no politics at Our American Network, just stories. Daily bringing the campfire scene to your ears with our first show Our American Stories.

    http://www.ouramericannetwork.org/story?title=The-Family-that-Podcasts-Together-Stays-Together

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  2. Heather Heying on Life After Evergreen: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #27 – Heterodox Academy

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes

    My guest today is Heather Heying. She and her husband Bret Weinstein formerly taught biology at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. After some highly publicized protests in the middle of 2017, both Heather and Bret left the college. Heather now describes herself as a professor in exile. You can find out more about her at heatherheying.com.

    0:00 The uniqueness of Evergreen State

    5:42 Activities since leaving Evergreen

    10:10 Economic privilege in academia

    15:00 Safe space, identity politics, etc.

    20:10 Why Evergreen needs a better president

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    The vast majority of schools out there are proclaiming to their potential students and current students, their current faculty and staff, and future faculty and staff, “We are about social justice.” And that comes at a high, high cost. And I know anecdotally (and I also know non-anecdotally) that students are turning away. At Evergreen many students effectively looked at that and said, “Not for me. That doesn’t sound like an education to me.”

     

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    https://heterodoxacademy.org/heather-heying-on-life-after-evergreen-half-hour-of-heterodoxy-27/

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  3. Episode 190: Film Analysis: “mother!” | The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast | A Philosophy Podcast and Blog

    On Darren Aronofsky’s philosophical 2017 film about humanity’s relationship to nature. We discuss the philosophical content of the film (Gnosticism, anyone?) and explore the relation between meaning and the sensuous aspects of an artwork. Can a work be both allegorical and yet have fully fleshed out characters and the

    http://partiallyexaminedlife.com/2018/05/21/ep190-mother-aronofsky/

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