Podcast Episode 8 - Can you reason somebody out of a cult? - Covert Fade

Podcast Episode 8 - Can you reason somebody out of a cult? - Covert Fade

What have the Regressive Left and cults in common?
Why do people try to shut down speech instead of debating?
And how do you help somebody out of a cult? (or an unreasonable thought for that matter).

In this episode of the Needlessly Complicated podcast Covert Fade an ex Jehovah’s Witness joins Yasha and Felix. He shares his experience of being born into a cult and having to reason himself out of it. Emphasizing the importance of the diversity of ideas.  

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Podcast Episode 7 - The Battle of Ideas - Dave Rubin

Podcast Episode 7 - The Battle of Ideas - Dave Rubin

This week on the Needlessly Complicated podcast Yasha & Felix talk to Dave Rubin, host of the Rubin Report, about politics and how we inform ourselves about them. Dave gives his views on the American presidential election 2016 as well as the two party system, border control, migration and the role of government in our society. Unfortunately you cannot talk about politics without talking about media so we also talk mainstream media, new media and what we can do to make public discourse great again.

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Podcast Episode 6 - Is one language enough? An interview with Sophie Thomas

Podcast Episode 6 - Is one language enough? An interview with Sophie Thomas

Language learning can be hard, especially on university level. Why did a certified PT & nutritional coach who is advocating science and happens to be a professional model choose to study languages? On this episode of the Needlessly Complicated podcast Yasha and Felix talk to Sophie Thomas about grammar, language education, the beauty of having different languages and whether we still need them. Along the way they develop an interesting evolutionary perspective.

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