Podcast Episode 12 - What are the Jehovah's Witnesses? - An inside story by Lloyd Evans

Podcast Episode 12 - What are the Jehovah's Witnesses? - An inside story by Lloyd Evans

What are the Jehovah’s Witnesses?
How do the Jehovah’s Witnesses function?
How does it feel to grow up in the Jehovah’s Witnesses?

As an ex-Jehovah’s Witness himself, Lloyd Evans shares his incredible story of growing up inside the organization and how he ultimately managed to leave the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Along the way he answers questions about how Jehovah’s Witnesses are organized and how they manage to keep strict control over their members.

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Podcast Episode 11 - What is Conservatism - John-Paul Stuthridge

Podcast Episode 11 - What is Conservatism - John-Paul Stuthridge

What exactly is Conservatism? Is Conservatism only political? And can Conservatism offer us a deeper sense of purpose?

In this episode I talk to John-Paul Stuthridge, a philosopher and film maker in the making. We talk about what Conservatism means, how it can help us maintain our societies and how it relates to things other than just politics. 

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The slow dismantling of Science

The slow dismantling of Science

My thoughts on the bill C-16 debate at University of Toronto relating to what constitutes a Science. Are Gender Studies, Critical Race Theory and the like 'CONCLUSIVE Sciences' as one of the speakers at said debate claims? I discuss this question and its implication while proposing a possible way forward.
 

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Podcast Episode 10 - From Beatniks and Hippies to the Regressive Left - Michael Douglas Scott

Podcast Episode 10 - From Beatniks and Hippies to the Regressive Left - Michael Douglas Scott

How did we get from Beatnik and Hippie culture to the Regressive Left today?
How did equality and tolerance deteriorate into segregation and demands for reparations? 

This week on the Needlessly Complicated podcast Yasha & Felix interview Michael Douglas Scott - author of The Q-Fragments, US Navy veteran and Beatnik in the 1950s. They touch on the liberal values developed by Beatniks, the change of liberalism over time, the rise of anti reasoning and the value of Zen Buddhism & philosophy to rational people.

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Podcast Episode 9 - Is History a Lie? - Adam from Sweden

Podcast Episode 9 - Is History a Lie? - Adam from Sweden

Have you ever wondered why we never seem to learn from history?
Whether history is even reliable and why history in school seemed so very boring?

This week on the Needlessly Complicated podcast Yasha & Felix talk to Adam from Sweden. Adam is the host of the Alcohol, Anecdotes and Undeniable truths podcast on the Thought Criminals Youtube channel and also a history teacher in the making. He lays out how history is continuously misused and how we should use it to learn from our past mistakes.

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