Tuesday, December 10, 2013

FDR1894 Guns, Gods and Goodness – The Use and Abuse of Ethics (video)

FDR1894 Guns, Gods and Goodness – The Use and Abuse of Ethics (video)
Why be good? Until we have an answer, all we will have is abuse.

FDR1888 The Jeff Tucker Interview Part 2

FDR1888 The Jeff Tucker Interview Part 2
Jeff Tucker and Stefan Molyneux discuss libertarian parenting, economic collapse, rational optimism – and the liberation of technology.

FDR1885 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call In Show, 10 April 2011

FDR1885 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call In Show, 10 April 2011
What to do if you’re pushed down the stairs, when funny videos aren’t funny, the ethics of FEMA, losing a spouse to cancer, and dealing with relativists.

FDR1880 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 27 March 2011

FDR1880 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 27 March 2011
The loneliness of the long distance thinker, the grave dangers of boring people, the media and the state, and the betrayals of academics.

FDR1870 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call In Show, 13 March 2011

FDR1870 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call In Show, 13 March 2011
A very public intervention, weeding out crazy dates, epigenetics, and where does the fear of physical ugliness come from?

FDR1867 An Introduction to Virtue – Part 1

FDR1867 An Introduction to Virtue – Part 1
The purpose of virtue is to eliminate itself.

FDR1860 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 27 February 2011

FDR1860 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 27 February 2011
Two parents, inspired by Freedomain Radio to practice peaceful parenting, discuss the challenges; general questions about anarchism, and living philosophically in an irrational world…

FDR1833 Dating Against the Odds – A Listener Conversation

FDR1833 Dating Against the Odds – A Listener Conversation
How to find love in an un-philosophical world.

FDR1829 We Reap What We Sow

FDR1829 We Reap What We Sow
Loughner, Giffords, the media, the shooting, and the larger lessons for society…

FDR1825 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call in Show, 9 January 2011

FDR1825 Freedomain Radio Sunday Call in Show, 9 January 2011
The darkest dream you may ever hear, good news about keeping people out of the military, and the power of ethics, and ethics of power.

FDR1814 The Moral Clarity of a Lonely History – A Listener Conversation

FDR1814 The Moral Clarity of a Lonely History – A Listener Conversation
I dropped by the European Freedomain Radio conference call, and had a great conversation with a listener about loneliness.

FDR1813 Isabella Achieves UPB!

FDR1813 Isabella Achieves UPB!
At 2 years and 2 days! :) This is both very good and very bad news.

FDR1805 Living Free in an Unfree World: Stefan Molyneux Speaks at Libertopia 2010

FDR1805 Living Free in an Unfree World: Stefan Molyneux Speaks at Libertopia 2010
Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio addresses the audience at the Libertopia 2010 conference in Hollywood, California, challenging his listeners to acknowledge the importance of unspoken consensus in maintaining the status quo and of resisting social pressure to treat the state as legitimate.

FDR1792 Morality is Memory

FDR1792 Morality is Memory
And abuse destroys memory, so…

FDR1791 Evil – An Introduction

FDR1791 Evil – An Introduction
The deep foundations of the grimmest altar…

FDR1785 Stuck in Therapy – A Listener Conversation

FDR1785 Stuck in Therapy – A Listener Conversation
A listener breaks through.

FDR1784 Retirement Trolls

FDR1784 Retirement Trolls
Trolls as the building bricks of statism?

FDR1779 The Philosophy of Nostalgia

FDR1779 The Philosophy of Nostalgia
Life in the rear-view ain’t all bad…

FDR1777 ‘But They Did The Best They Could’ – Parents, History and Morality (video)

FDR1777 ‘But They Did The Best They Could’ – Parents, History and Morality (video)
Let’s look at the evidence, shall we?

FDR1765 The Philosophy of Childhood (video)

FDR1765 The Philosophy of Childhood (video)
Philosophy dictates how children are raised…

FDR1764 Fear

FDR1764 Fear
What we are all truly afraid of…

FDR1763 Irritation

FDR1763 Irritation
When justified anger festers…

FDR1762 Speaking Up – A Conversation

FDR1762 Speaking Up – A Conversation
Some tips on how to find your voice again…

FDR1760 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 3 October 2010

FDR1760 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show, 3 October 2010
I’beeya no like, the myth of human nature, and two listeners stop a mother from beating her child.

FDR1749 The Origins of Power Lust

FDR1749 The Origins of Power Lust
Many people believe that human beings are innately subject to power lust, here’s where they are wrong.

FDR1746 Freedomain Radio Barbecue Thoughts, September 2010

FDR1746 Freedomain Radio Barbecue Thoughts, September 2010
Some of my impressions of the 2010 Freedomain Radio listener barbecue, as well as some thoughts about context and history.

FDR1742 Determinism Part 666

FDR1742 Determinism Part 666
I choose to respond to those who say I am not free to choose to respond…

FDR1739 Fire Engines of the Future!

FDR1739 Fire Engines of the Future!
Will a free society be able to put out fires? Yes, after it puts out the inferno of the state!

FDR1738 Hey Old People!

FDR1738 Hey Old People!
There is no money to pay for your retirement. Here’s a way forward.

FDR1733 Dead-ucation

FDR1733 Dead-ucation
Kids keep getting smarter. School stays as dumb as ever. References: http://www.fdrurl.com/odd

FDR1732 Another Brave Parent!

FDR1732 Another Brave Parent!
A parent struggles to solve sibling conflicts.

FDR1730 Social Anxiety Part Two

FDR1730 Social Anxiety Part Two
The social anxiety that philosophers feel is not always our own fault…

FDR1728 Frankly Faithless: An Interview with the Thinking Atheist

FDR1728 Frankly Faithless: An Interview with the Thinking Atheist
The son of two prominent theologians, and a former star of Christian radio, talks about the social, professional, and moral challenges of losing God, and finding himself… http://www.thethinkingatheist.com

FDR1722 The Souls of the Masters – Part 1

FDR1722 The Souls of the Masters – Part 1
Examining the psyches of the rulers.

FDR1713 Priests to Media

FDR1713 Priests to Media
Where did the priests ago when religion began to decline?

FDR1708 Why You Are Unemployed — Part Two

FDR1708 Why You Are Unemployed — Part Two
The real reason you are unemployed — do not take it personally!

FDR1703 Ordering Hits on Friends

FDR1703 Ordering Hits on Friends
What it means when a friend supports the state.

FDR1702 Social Anxiety

FDR1702 Social Anxiety
My history of overcoming shyness and social anxiety.

FDR1688 2010 Porcupine Freedom Festival – Opening Speaker (Video)

FDR1688 2010 Porcupine Freedom Festival – Opening Speaker (Video)
June 26 2010, 6pm, ‘Language as the Ultimate Government Program’

FDR1685 Virtue, Ethics, UPB and APA

FDR1685 Virtue, Ethics, UPB and APA
Thoughts on the Differences between Virtue, Ethics, Morality and the Unconscious…

FDR1679 The Death of the West Part 3: The 20th Century (video)

FDR1679 The Death of the West Part 3: The 20th Century (video)
The long term effects of the First World War – the fall of the Free West, and the darkening skies of tyranny…

FDR1676 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show June 6 2010

FDR1676 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show June 6 2010
An analysis of Ayn Rand novels, the woe of a science teacher in the public school system, and I talk a parent out of spanking…

FDR1672 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show May 30 2010

FDR1672 Freedomain Radio Sunday Show May 30 2010
Dealing with sexist friends, over-scheduled kids, tutoring challenges, and a beautiful listener testimonial…

FDR1662 The Effects of Divorce – A Listener Conversation

FDR1662 The Effects of Divorce – A Listener Conversation
The effects of the catastrophe that is so rarely talked about.

FDR1652 Heroism Part Two (Video)

FDR1652 Heroism Part Two (Video)
The true nature of heroism, and the ultimate superpower that you can use today…

FDR1651 Heroism Part One (Video)

FDR1651 Heroism Part One (Video)
What you think is feeding you is actually eating you. An examination of the heroism that is stolen from you.

FDR1647 Shyness – A Vindication

FDR1647 Shyness – A Vindication
It is not shame, but a medal.

FDR1643 Playing Cards with the Dead

FDR1643 Playing Cards with the Dead
A block I have found to my own happiness.

FDR1642 Advice for Parents with Regrets

FDR1642 Advice for Parents with Regrets
An older listener asks me what he can do to bring value to the children he neglected.

FDR1641 The Story of Your Enslavement (video)

FDR1641 The Story of Your Enslavement (video)
We can only be kept in the cages we do not see. A brief history of human enslavement – up to and including your own. (Text)

FDR1638 The Ghosts of Self Knowledge

FDR1638 The Ghosts of Self Knowledge
Why mankind is religious.

FDR1635 The War

FDR1635 The War
It’s deep, hidden, and essential to see.

FDR1634 Philosophy and the Protection of Youth

FDR1634 Philosophy and the Protection of Youth
How reason and evidence protect the innocent.

FDR1633 How Many Children Are Abused?

FDR1633 How Many Children Are Abused?
A rough approach to an essential question.

FDR1628 The Evolution of Evil

FDR1628 The Evolution of Evil
Some ruminations on the etymology of immorality.

FDR1627 ‘I Accept’

FDR1627 ‘I Accept’
A great way to frame your position while also communicating your methodology.

FDR1613 God, the State and the Family – Sibling Abuse Part Two

FDR1613 God, the State and the Family – Sibling Abuse Part Two
A family and religious analysis of sibling abuse.

Monday, December 9, 2013

FDR1612 God, the State and the Family – Sibling Abuse Part One

FDR1612 God, the State and the Family – Sibling Abuse Part One
A family and political analysis of sibling abuse.

FDR1611 True News: Medicare, Poverty, Terrorism (video)

FDR1611 True News: Medicare, Poverty, Terrorism (video)
How much power does Paul Krugman think the government needs to solve the health care crisis?

FDR1610 Arguments with a Statist – Does the Government Reflect the Will of the People?

FDR1610 Arguments with a Statist – Does the Government Reflect the Will of the People?
Rational ways to counter the argument that a democratic government reflects the will of the people.

FDR1609 Notes on the Inter-generational War to Come

FDR1609 Notes on the Inter-generational War to Come
Should we expect our elders to live by the values that they inflicted upon us?

FDR1608 Empiricism, Humility and the Free Market

FDR1608 Empiricism, Humility and the Free Market
Why it is so tough to be humble and rational if you have never lived in the free market.

FDR1607 The Bomb in the Brain Part 4 – The Death of Reason – The Effects of Child Abuse (Video)

FDR1607 The Bomb in the Brain Part 4 – The Death of Reason – The Effects of Child Abuse (Video)
The scientific evidence underlying the near-universal resistance to reason and evidence.

FDR1604 Successfully Talking About Freedom – Part One

FDR1604 Successfully Talking About Freedom – Part One
A listener and I discuss how she might be able to approach her friends about liberty…

FDR1601 Statism and Blame – What Is Coming

FDR1601 Statism and Blame – What Is Coming
The livestock are about to get seriously blamed by the farmers…

FDR1594 Rear View Canoe – A Listener Conversation

FDR1594 Rear View Canoe – A Listener Conversation
A listener discusses her problems with trust at the beginning of a relationship.

FDR1591 The Biology, Morality and Politics of Addiction – Dr Gabor Mate (Video)

FDR1591 The Biology, Morality and Politics of Addiction – Dr Gabor Mate (Video)
Dr Gabor Mate reveals the biological basis of addiction, and the insanity of the statist war on drugs.

FDR1582 Discipline and Philosophy

FDR1582 Discipline and Philosophy
What role does personal discipline play in the philosophical life?

FDR1575 ‘You Are Not Alone’ – Freedomain Radio Interviews Dr Richard Schwartz (Video)

FDR1575 ‘You Are Not Alone’ – Freedomain Radio Interviews Dr Richard Schwartz (Video)
A great MEcosystem theorist explains his approach.

FDR1574 Philosophical Parenting – Part Four – Solutions

FDR1574 Philosophical Parenting – Part Four – Solutions
How to plan your life to be a great parent.

FDR1572 Sunday Show 31 January 2010 – Guest Psychotherapist Daniel Mackler

FDR1572 Sunday Show 31 January 2010 – Guest Psychotherapist Daniel Mackler
Listeners ask Daniel Mackler about his approach to therapy and self-knowledge.

FDR1571 Philosophical Parenting – Part Two

FDR1571 Philosophical Parenting – Part Two
The plan for philosophical parenting, and the results so far – what I admire about my daughter.

FDR1570 Philosophical Parenting – Part One

FDR1570 Philosophical Parenting – Part One
The plan for philosophical parenting, and the results so far.

FDR1565 The Politics of Obesity – The Freedomain Radio Interview with Dr. Robert H. Lustig (Video)

FDR1565 The Politics of Obesity – The Freedomain Radio Interview with Dr. Robert H. Lustig (Video)
An interview uncovering the political and medical causes of the current obesity crisis.

FDR1562 Interview with Therapist Daniel Mackler (Video)

FDR1562 Interview with Therapist Daniel Mackler (Video)
A very interesting interview with practicing therapist Daniel Mackler.

FDR1557 Fractional Banking, Private Currencies and Humble Freedom (Video)

FDR1557 Fractional Banking, Private Currencies and Humble Freedom (Video)
Don’t imagine you can know how the future will function…

FDR1556 Global Warming Skepticism: The Freedomain Radio Interview with Warren Meyer (Video)

FDR1556 Global Warming Skepticism: The Freedomain Radio Interview with Warren Meyer (Video)
‘Millions of lives hang in the balance’ – The Scientific, Economic and Political Realities of Climate Change and Global Warming – an Interview with Warren Meyer of Clmate-Skeptic

FDR1554 The Mind-Frackery of Harry Potter

FDR1554 The Mind-Frackery of Harry Potter
There are no survivors, and it is an insult to think otherwise.

FDR1553 Restitution

FDR1553 Restitution
How it works, and why.

FDR1551 Why We Are Different

FDR1551 Why We Are Different
Why we are so different from those around us?

FDR1540 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 3 – The Biology of Violence (Video)

FDR1540 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 3 – The Biology of Violence (Video)
Why people become violent.

FDR1539 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 2 – The Freedomain Radio Interview with Dr Felitti (Video)

FDR1539 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 2 – The Freedomain Radio Interview with Dr Felitti (Video)
An interview with Dr. Felitti, the director of the Adverse Childhood Experiences project.

FDR1538 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 1 (Video)

FDR1538 The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse Part 1 (Video)
After you listen to this video, you will never look at the world the same way again.

FDR1533 Dr Greg Siegle Interview – Anxiety, Depression, Autism

FDR1533 Dr Greg Siegle Interview – Anxiety, Depression, Autism
Dr Siegle discusses the latest breakthroughs in brain imaging and mental health treatments.

FDR1531 Talking About Anarchism With Atheists

FDR1531 Talking About Anarchism With Atheists
God down, state to go!

FDR1528 The Machine of Evil 2

FDR1528 The Machine of Evil 2
Where does moral responsibility lie in the cycle of abuse?

FDR1526 None Left Behind

FDR1526 None Left Behind
Something I am very proud about.

FDR1523 ‘The Philosophical Baby’ – Dr Alison Gopnik – The Freedomain Radio Interview

FDR1523 ‘The Philosophical Baby’ – Dr Alison Gopnik – The Freedomain Radio Interview
A fascinating conversation about the ethical life of infants.

FDR1520 True News: Obama, Afghanistan, and the Graveyard of Empire (Video)

FDR1520 True News: Obama, Afghanistan, and the Graveyard of Empire (Video)
An elegy for the endless idiocies of imperialism.

FDR1515 True News: Global Warming Hack, Illegal Downloading and Unemployment (Video)

FDR1515 True News: Global Warming Hack, Illegal Downloading and Unemployment (Video)
The moral facts behind the news.

FDR1514 Sunday Show Nov 22 2009

FDR1514 Sunday Show Nov 22 2009
Two dreams analyzed, one dream destroyed…

FDR1512 Troll Spotting – A Conversation

FDR1512 Troll Spotting – A Conversation
A man who trolled Freedomain Radio pretty hard apologizes and opens up about his history…

FDR1511 Babies, Brains, Nature and Nurture – The Interview with Dr Stuart Shanker

FDR1511 Babies, Brains, Nature and Nurture – The Interview with Dr Stuart Shanker
Dr. Stuart Shanker is a Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at York University.

FDR1499 The Joys of Humility

FDR1499 The Joys of Humility
Most of the good things in life come from humility…

FDR1495 Projecting Virtue

FDR1495 Projecting Virtue
Why we give up our greatest treasures to power-mad strangers.

FDR1494 The Market for Philosophy

FDR1494 The Market for Philosophy
The free market and philosophy, sitting in a tree…

FDR1492 The UPBs of Love–convo

FDR1492 The UPBs of Love–convo
He did end up asking her out…

FDR1489 Money Is You (Video)

FDR1489 Money Is You (Video)
What the government is really selling when it gets into debt.

FDR1484 A Theory of Marxism

FDR1484 A Theory of Marxism
Some thoughts on what might turn a soul red.

FDR1482 Plain Talk about Spanking

FDR1482 Plain Talk about Spanking
An article by Jordan Riak, Executive Director, Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education – http://www.nospank.net

FDR1477 True News 55 — Obama, Vanity, Grandiosity (Video)

FDR1477 True News 55 — Obama, Vanity, Grandiosity (Video)
Did Obama close Gitmo yet? Get the troops out of Iraq? Sighhhhh

FDR1476 The Freedomain Radio Interview: Lloyd deMause

FDR1476 The Freedomain Radio Interview: Lloyd deMause
An interview with Lloyd DeMause, Director of The Institute for Psychohistory.

FDR1473 ‘District 9′ – A Freedomain Radio Movie Review

FDR1473 ‘District 9′ – A Freedomain Radio Movie Review
The philosophy behind the science fiction movie.

FDR1470 Self-Esteem

FDR1470 Self-Esteem
Some philosophical thoughts on the theory and practice of self-esteem.

FDR1466 History is Religion

FDR1466 History is Religion
Another moral narrative of control…

FDR1453 Freedomain Radio – Stefan Talks to a College Class

FDR1453 Freedomain Radio – Stefan Talks to a College Class
A college teacher invites me to answer questions from his class.

FDR1444 Fiat Money In France Part 3

FDR1444 Fiat Money In France Part 3
A book from 1897 about our future…

FDR1443 Fiat Money In France Part 2

FDR1443 Fiat Money In France Part 2
A book from 1897 about our future…

Sunday, December 8, 2013

FDR1442 Fiat Money In France Part 1

FDR1442 Fiat Money In France Part 1
A book from 1897 about our future…

FDR1433 Our Achievements Part 1

FDR1433 Our Achievements Part 1
Pause. Reflect. Celebrate!

FDR1430 A Philosopher As Parent

FDR1430 A Philosopher As Parent
Some thoughts and suggestions on raising babies.

FDR1425 Freedomain Radio – The Ethical Revolution

FDR1425 Freedomain Radio – The Ethical Revolution
Stethics!

FDR1424 Freedomain Radio – The Educational Revolution

FDR1424 Freedomain Radio – The Educational Revolution
Truth not warped by power…

FDR1422 True News 46: Healthcare Part One (Video)

FDR1422 True News 46: Healthcare Part One (Video)
The growing violence of American health-care.

FDR1415 Shyness – A Conversation

FDR1415 Shyness – A Conversation
Some thoughts on how it arises, and how to solve it.

FDR1406 True News 44 – Executive Pay Ripoffs? (Video)

FDR1406 True News 44 – Executive Pay Ripoffs? (Video)
444% increases? What on earth happened to executive pay?

FDR1398 Happiness Part 2

FDR1398 Happiness Part 2
Thoughts on the discipline of lifelong joy.

FDR1395 Failure, Opposition, Desire

FDR1395 Failure, Opposition, Desire
Do we desire the failure of those we oppose?

FDR1394 Self Attack Through Fog – A Conversation

FDR1394 Self Attack Through Fog – A Conversation
When the mythology fails, we begin to succeed.

FDR1391 Sunday Show 14 June 2009

FDR1391 Sunday Show 14 June 2009
Happiness.

FDR1390 True News 43: Roads, Education, Hypocrisy (Video)

FDR1390 True News 43: Roads, Education, Hypocrisy (Video)
What happens when road rules are taken away?

FDR1384 The Psychology of Mysticism Part Two

FDR1384 The Psychology of Mysticism Part Two
Why Jesus was able to be as ‘kind’ as he was.

FDR1382 In Praise of Failure

FDR1382 In Praise of Failure
Learning to love failure is the essence of happiness.

FDR1376 Thoughts About the 2009 Freedomain Radio Barbecue

FDR1376 Thoughts About the 2009 Freedomain Radio Barbecue
Mmmfunz!

FDR1359 Ambivalence and Siblings

FDR1359 Ambivalence and Siblings
Brothers, society and the case against philosophy.

FDR1358 Singularity

FDR1358 Singularity
The moment of truth, and how it can pass…

FDR1355 Political Parties: The Greens and the State

FDR1355 Political Parties: The Greens and the State
The best idea I’ve had so far this year…

FDR1349 True News 38 Auto Bailout (Video)

FDR1349 True News 38 Auto Bailout (Video)
Some thoughts on unions, greed, and the destruction of an industry.

FDR1339 Depression Part 3: War

FDR1339 Depression Part 3: War
A gray life is a white flag.

FDR1337 Depression Part 1

FDR1337 Depression Part 1
Some thoughts on the most common psychological ‘ailment’…

FDR1333 Hatred – A Convo – A Must Listen!

FDR1333 Hatred – A Convo – A Must Listen!
Refraining from action in the face of corruption.

FDR1332 You Are Because The World Is

FDR1332 You Are Because The World Is
A thought to lift your spirits.

FDR1331 Loving Your Opponent

FDR1331 Loving Your Opponent
A good time to end a conversation is…

FDR1329 True News 31 – Naughty Libertarianism! (Video)

FDR1329 True News 31 – Naughty Libertarianism! (Video)
Rebutting an an article with a typical hate-on for Libertarianism.

FDR1318 Sunday Show March 29 2009

FDR1318 Sunday Show March 29 2009
Therapy, society and leadership – a must-listen!

FDR1314 True News 27: AIG vs War (Video)

FDR1314 True News 27: AIG vs War (Video)
What should we save our outrage for?

FDR1302 Sunday Show March 15 2009

FDR1302 Sunday Show March 15 2009
The view from a cult, and why we all must be leaders.

FDR1299 The Truth Has No Power :(

FDR1299 The Truth Has No Power
Something we so often forget…

FDR1295 The Rise of Corruption Part 3 – Avoiding Self-Knowledge

FDR1295 The Rise of Corruption Part 3 – Avoiding Self-Knowledge
The genesis of goo part 3.

FDR1284 True News 21: What To Do About the Coming Depression (Video)

FDR1284 True News 21: What To Do About the Coming Depression (Video)
The root causes and only solution for what we all face.

FDR1280 Melancholy and Anger – A Listener Conversation

FDR1280 Melancholy and Anger – A Listener Conversation
A listener awakens from despair.

FDR1279 True News 20: God Flip-Flops on Darwin!

FDR1279 True News 20: God Flip-Flops on Darwin!
Soooo, the Vatican is attempting to rehabilitate Darwin?

FDR1278 True News 19: Somalia Part 2

FDR1278 True News 19: Somalia Part 2
Some responses to listener criticisms.

FDR1265 The Trial and Death of Socrates – Part Six – Conclusions

FDR1265 The Trial and Death of Socrates – Part Six – Conclusions
Revenge.

FDR1256 True News 17 — Media Accusations Part Two – Cult?

FDR1256 True News 17 — Media Accusations Part Two – Cult?
Responses to the recent articles about Freedomain Radio – an eight part analysis of Freedomain Radio as cult.

FDR1245 The Meaning of Life Part 3 – Integrity as Salvation

FDR1245 The Meaning of Life Part 3 – Integrity as Salvation
How and why philosophy brings happiness…

FDR1240 Holiday Blues and Interviews

FDR1240 Holiday Blues and Interviews
Two thoughts to brighten your holiday season.

FDR1236 Sunday Call In Show Dec 21 – Baby and Birth

FDR1236 Sunday Call In Show Dec 21 – Baby and Birth
Christina and I talk about the birth of our daughter and our first few days as parents…

FDR1233 Free Will, Determinism And Self Knowledge – Part 1

FDR1233 Free Will, Determinism And Self Knowledge – Part 1
The bare bones of a new theory about determinism, free will and self-knowledge…

FDR1229 Statism is Dead Part 5: Statism and Terrorism (Video)

FDR1229 Statism is Dead Part 5: Statism and Terrorism (Video)
Statism is terrorism.

FDR1226 Freedom Reason, Cults (Video)

FDR1226 Freedom Reason, Cults (Video)
What happens when we apply dictionary definitions of ‘cult’ to mainstream institutions?

FDR1219 True News 13: Statism is Dead – Part 3 – The Matrix (Video)

FDR1219 True News 13: Statism is Dead – Part 3 – The Matrix (Video)
You do not live in a country. Take the red pill.

FDR1210 The Guardian Article – Sunday Call In Show Nov 16 2008

FDR1210 The Guardian Article – Sunday Call In Show Nov 16 2008
Hey, we finally hit the mainstream!

FDR1208 Remembrance Day 2008 (Video)

FDR1208 Remembrance Day 2008 (Video)
Did millions really die to set us free?

FDR1204 My Major Contribution to Philosophy

FDR1204 My Major Contribution to Philosophy
It is in fact embarrassingly simple…

1199 Agnostic Psychology — A Theory

1199 Agnostic Psychology — A Theory
A theory which might explain the general prevalence and emotional intensity of agnosticism.

1198 True News 7: The Truth About Voting Part 3 – Yay Obama! (Video)

1198 True News 7: The Truth About Voting Part 3 – Yay Obama! (Video)
Soooo, you chose the brother over the granddad – and this libertarian could not be happier!

1197 Aiming at the Headstone

1197 Aiming at the Headstone
What will people say at your funeral..?

1192 Voting Part 2: Understanding Voting (Video)

1192 Voting Part 2: Understanding Voting (Video)
Why begging politicians for pennies back on the dollar will never set you free.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

1190 Overcoming Guilt (Video)

1190 Overcoming Guilt (Video)
These three simple questions will free you from unjust guilt and self-attack…

1189 True News 5: Voting (Video)

1189 True News 5: Voting (Video)
The truth about voting…

1187 Sympathy versus Anger

1187 Sympathy versus Anger
Sometimes I feel anger towards my parents, and sometimes I feel sympathy and pity — here is how I resolved the dichotomy.

1183 The World as Hurt Child…

1183 The World as Hurt Child…
Love the world, despite history.

1177 Theories of War and Violence (Video)

1177 Theories of War and Violence (Video)
An examination of moral theories of war and violence using Raskolnikov from ‘Crime and Punishment’ and the Joker from ‘The Dark Night.’

1169 House, MD – A Free Market Analysis of the Financial Crisis (Video)

1169 House, MD – A Free Market Analysis of the Financial Crisis (Video)
A free market analysis of how we ended up in the current financial crisis — and a simple sentence to clear it up for everyone else!

1167 Current Events – Is Sarah Palin a Bimbo? (Video)

1167 Current Events – Is Sarah Palin a Bimbo? (Video)
Is it fair to call Sarah Palin a bimbo? I say: nope! Plus, 700 billion dollars? We might as well say 700 billion elves…

1157 Truth as Fetish

1157 Truth as Fetish
Opinions are ugly lovers…

1156 The Empire Strikes Out (Video)

1156 The Empire Strikes Out (Video)
An analysis of the current US economic crisis from Freedomain Radio – what is going on, and why.

1133 The Psychology and Neurobiology of Violence

1133 The Psychology and Neurobiology of Violence
A powerful article by Lloyd deMause

1132 Killer Motherland – psychohistory.com

1132 Killer Motherlandpsychohistory.com
A powerful article by Lloyd deMause

1129 Life Among the Suited Savages

1129 Life Among the Suited Savages
Don’t startle them…

1128 The Drug of Truth

1128 The Drug of Truth
The pushers are out there…

1126 The Childhood Origins of World War II and the Holocaust

1126 The Childhood Origins of World War II and the Holocaust
An article reading.

1124 Attacking Mothers

1124 Attacking Mothers
An article reading…

1122 The Roots of Male Violence

1122 The Roots of Male Violence
A reading from psychohistory.

1120 Sunday Call In Show Aug 3 2008

1120 Sunday Call In Show Aug 3 2008
The FDR wiki, why do you want to change others, and trusting your instincts in a job interview.

1114 Freedom, Desire, Slavery

1114 Freedom, Desire, Slavery
Why we want the freedom we have never had – a pretty essential podcast.

1111 Families, Abuse and History

1111 Families, Abuse and History
The history of the world is the history of childhood.

1110 Bringing Virtue to Families

1110 Bringing Virtue to Families
Families, freedom and virtue – the theory.

1107 Sunday Call In Show July 13 2008

1107 Sunday Call In Show July 13 2008
Some big little news; confidence in contribution – and navigating a breakup…

1105 Motivation and Slavery (Video)

1105 Motivation and Slavery (Video)

1086 Objectivism and UPB Part 1

1086 Objectivism and UPB Part 1
Do we have innate knowledge about right and wrong? Two approaches…

1078 Tension (Part 2)

1078 Tension (Part 2)
The storm before the calm…

1077 Tension (Part 1)

1077 Tension (Part 1)
The social challenges of Freedomain Radio.

1067 Train the Trainer vs Political Action

1067 Train the Trainer vs Political Action
Some thoughts on where we are as a movement.

1066 Everyday Anarchy – The Conference Call Part 3

1066 Everyday Anarchy – The Conference Call Part 3
Even more feedback and examination of the arguments of the book ‘Everyday Anarchy’…

1062 The Virtue of Enemies

1062 The Virtue of Enemies
The pride of being hated.

1061 Political Action – One Last Time!

1061 Political Action – One Last Time!
Tidying up a few loose ends…

1058 Proof of Anarchy

1058 Proof of Anarchy
A simple proof that anarchy will work.

1055 In Praise of Personal Attacks…

1055 In Praise of Personal Attacks…
Are personal attacks ever warranted, just or fair? Well…

1053 Friendships – The Conference Call

1053 Friendships – The Conference Call
How to tell the living from the dying from the dead…

1046 Philosophy Debating Tips

1046 Philosophy Debating Tips
How to have more fun debating philosophy!

1045 The Atheists, the Mormons, and the Baby… (a couple convo)

1045 The Atheists, the Mormons, and the Baby… (a couple convo)
What do you do when one side of a family is atheist, and the other Mormon?

1031 Politics Versus Anarchy

1031 Politics Versus Anarchy
Are anarchists mere dreamers? Is political activism the way to go?

1020 Happy Easter Jesus! (Video Available)

1020 Happy Easter Jesus! (Video Available)
I have a present for you…

1017 False Currency, Real Control (The Housing Bubble)

1017 False Currency, Real Control (The Housing Bubble)
A free market analysis of the housing bubble.

1002 Freedom from Politics

1002 Freedom from Politics
…in which I attempt to give you back at least 10% of your life…

988 Anatomy of a Relationship Part 2: Control

988 Anatomy of a Relationship Part 2: Control
The effects of control…

982 The Government turns Everyone into a Tool…

982 The Government turns Everyone into a Tool…
Two examples of moral corruption…

966 Procrastination… (Video Available)

966 Procrastination… (Video Available)
…finally!

965 Mike Tyson: Girl Guide (A listener couple conversation)

965 Mike Tyson: Girl Guide (A listener couple conversation)
Never underestimate your enemies.

955 An Open Letter to Ron Paul Supporters (Video Available)

955 An Open Letter to Ron Paul Supporters (Video Available)
Don’t give up hope – liberty is at hand!

947 The Next Thing (Part 1)

947 The Next Thing (Part 1)
The opening salvo of part 3 of our conversation.

926 The Obligations of Doctors

926 The Obligations of Doctors
The next ace up my sleeve…

915: Drugging Children

915: Drugging Children
A drug that reduces the intelligence of hundreds of millions of children…

912: Standing in blood (audio to a video)

912: Standing in blood (audio to a video)
The latest from Iraq

911: Unenslaving (A Listener Conversation)

911: Unenslaving (A Listener Conversation)
Throwing off the final shackles of our early prisons…

885 Hope for the future…

885 Hope for the future…
A speech to raise your hopes

867 Dismantling the State

867 Dismantling the State
Dealing with a core illusion

863 Son Versus Nihilists – A Listener Conversation

863 Son Versus Nihilists – A Listener Conversation
A son squares off against his parents

Monday, December 2, 2013

858 Reason, Passion and Statism

858 Reason, Passion and Statism
Instructive stories from my academic career…

853 Managing Other People’s Emotions

853 Managing Other People’s Emotions
How to avoid one of the most subtle prisons of all…

839 Sunday Call In Show August 12 2007

839 Sunday Call In Show August 12 2007
Stef confronts an abuser, the self-knowledge of determinism, and God as a parasite…

835 Enlightened Parenting

835 Enlightened Parenting
Choice is quality.

831 Respect for Women

831 Respect for Women
Doing right by the fairer sex – it’s probably not what you think…

785 Slavery and Statism

785 Slavery and Statism
Slavery was ended by political activism – shouldn’t we take the same approach?

774 My Son, Klan Reformer – A Political Fable

774 My Son, Klan Reformer – A Political Fable
A fable for modern times…

764 Sunday Call In Show, May 20 2007

764 Sunday Call In Show, May 20 2007
Withdrawing from Iraq, a fan of Uncle Joe, Agnosticism/Catholicism and Stef’s manipulations!

755 Man, Family and State

755 Man, Family and State
A new article…

754 Fleeing Freedom

754 Fleeing Freedom
A dream, a backstory, a liberation!

744 Social Reality – Mythology Part 2

744 Social Reality – Mythology Part 2
How to tell a screenplay from a documentary…

741 Religion As Comfort for Evil

741 Religion As Comfort for Evil
God does comfort people, just not any of the good ones…

735 We are not born small…

735 We are not born small…
The size of our souls is the depth of our opposition

731 Success and Freedomain Radio Part 2 – The Future

731 Success and Freedomain Radio Part 2 – The Future
The long view of FDR success

729 Your Children Do NOT Love You…

729 Your Children Do NOT Love You…
…but they will hate you if you think they do!

712 Sarcasm…

712 Sarcasm…
Where does it rank in the moral hierarchy?