​#1085 A case against the myth of individualism (Culture)

Air Date: 3-7-2017

Today we look at the dangerous myths of individualism and the American Dream™, some of their origins and some of their consequences

​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Cultural influences on our perspective of self w/Gish Jen - Think Again - Air Date 3-4-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Different People - No Doubt

Ch. 4: Act 2: You are not as free as you think you are w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: The system - Abscondo

Ch. 6: Act 3: Individualism in the prosperity gospel brand of Christianity - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 1-8-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Southern Baptism - Richard Gilks

Ch. 8: Act 4: The cold war propaganda of anti-collectivism w/Gish Jen - Think Again - Air Date 3-4-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Knock Yourself Out - Jon Brion

Ch. 10: Act 5: The myths of the autonomous individual and free markets w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: Drums of Freedom - Theo Bard

Ch. 12: Act 6: Training is all that matters - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

Ch. 13: Song 6: Perpetuum Mobile - Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Ch. 14: Act 7: An ignorance of history bolsters acceptance of anti-regulation individualism - You are not so smart - Air Date 2-24-17

Ch. 15: Song 7: Making Progress - Freedom's Progress

Ch. 16: Act 8: The dangerous myth of the American Dream w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17


Ch. 17: Thoughts on ICE agents now going after softer targets - Charlie from Cleveland, OH

Ch. 18: Confronting a "racial realist" worldview - Zach from Atlanta, GA

Ch. 19: Response to Rich re: Indivisible - Dave from Olympia, WA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments rejecting the Personal Responsibility/Social Good dichotomy

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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