Dec 182014
 

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Lost in Space

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Condolences: Enoch Powell was right, far right, opposition to open immigration, BBC socialist broadcasters, racist label, socialist pyramid schemes, de-population bomb, social safety net, opening immigration to fund socialism, cultural clashes, failure by design, a history of British immigration, 1969 Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech, domination over assimilation
14:35 Taboo: resisting the racist label, taboo topics, the ghost of Enoch Powell, Muslims in isolation, Muslim ghettos in London England, Islam as a social virus, Islamist record of violence, unfathomable ignorance of left wing media, a call for no immigrtation from Muslim countries, absolute values and judgements, death cults
26:58 God of the machine: something for nothing, studying poverty, not studying wealth, psychology of self-destruction, unearned power, politicians and the lust for power, robbing Peter to pay Paul, capitalism, the god of the machine
51:30 Poverty of the machine: municipal social housing plans, Vancouver Downtown Eastside, poverty dominated by social services, wealth is a process 59:50 END

Dec 112014
 

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Car Model

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 White guilt: collective guilt, being white a transgression, white guilt a political construction, Western ideals under attack, liberal abandonment of intellectual argument, spread of Western culture, attributing achievement to colour, official multiculturalism
13:10 Male guilt: race on television comedy and drama, comply or explain, bending corporate gender rules, consequences not defined, criteria not defined, chess rules, means and ends for more women on company boards, male guilt
28:28 Sex sells: Bill C-36 now law in Canada, sex workers, demanding no demand, prostitution, consent, Kathleen Wynne to investigate Bill C36, using sex to sell cars, female models as sex, political correctness, sexualization of products, rejection of sexuality, gender egalitarianism, sex appeal
45:40 Spam sells: Canadian anti-spam legislation, expected Charter challenges, Oakes test, follow the money on spam and prostitution laws 56:16 END

Dec 042014
 

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Mike Brown

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Black and white in Ferguson: right and wrong in Ferguson, police shooting of Michael Brown, racist liberal solutions, interracial violence crime in the US, grand jury verdict on Brown-Wilson, security cameras, eye witnesses, deep distrust of American justice system, color not character
15:40 From victim culture to culture victims: civil unrest, protest, riot, victims as martyrs, rule of law rules, media coverage of Ferguson riots, black vs white violence
21:50 Knowledge test: facts vs knowledge, absolute knowledge, knowledge requires a knower, God and the law of causality, purpose and knowledge, four dimensions, facts, theories, knowledge as personal, unknowable, knowledge of non-existents, facts and fiction
44:30 Change due: changing what is to what might be, no change change, London municipal council, London Plan, no ideological rift, revenue problem or spending problem 56:47 END

Nov 272014
 

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Ayn Rand

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Bill Cosby – art vs artist: boycotting Bill Cosby, confusing the art with the artist, personal lives of actors, boycott injustice
14:30 Just beCos: allegations against Bill Cosby, Spanish fly, taking allegations seriously, victim responsibility, court of public opinion, the court of due process
34:30 CULT-ivating a rational philosophy: cult vs philosophy, Objectivism as a cult, Ayn Rand, followers
40:03 Objection to Objectivism?: Simon O’Riordan commentary, Federal Aviation Authority, Ayn Rand Institute, philosophy of Objectivism, Leonard Peikoff, cultish view, Catch-22s, truth and bromide, Randroids, cults that aren’t, Who is John Galt? 58:16 END

Nov 202014
 

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377_Politics_168x100

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 Politics is personal: Me myself and I – the trinity of the individual, object-subject-agent, inclusion and exclusion, the self, life liberty and property
18:20 Interested in running – away from politics: political candidate selection process, no qualifications necessary, public life vs private life
30:40 Depersonalization of politics: a public personal protest, impersonal political process, citizen as political, committee decisions, group decisions, recording votes, passing the buck, referenda
45:00 Freudian slippage: government is a gun, Sigmund Freud, sovereign individual, super ego, ego, id, self-made individual, freedom of choice and sovereignty 53:49 END

Nov 132014
 

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Ted Harlson - Conrad Lagowski

 
 
 
 

Topics:
00:07 ‘A is A’ is Affected:
GUESTS: Ted Harlson, Conrad Lagowski, affected by Ayn Rand, personal paths to Objectivism, theory and practice, purpose of life, self-interest vs altruism, material and spiritual, promoting values, search for truth
15:55 ‘A is A’ is Aristotle: Ayn Rand’s critics, objections to Objectivism, confronting the critics, consistency of reason, dogma vs proof of truth, activating the mind
30:55 ‘A is A’ is Ayn Rand: taking the right action, from religion to reason, the unknown ideal, rational selfishness more strict than religious rules, lifeboat ethics, altruism as a philosophy, selflessness
47:15 ‘A is A’ is Activism: political and social activities, provincial Freedom Party candidate, municipal campaigning, Caledonia protestor, Undercurrent, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, promoting full potential for life, maximizing the life in our years 53:42 END