The Trouble of Thinking and The Pain of Living

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Christina & Phil Logo  fiber_manual_record  Jun 10th, 2021


In this episode, we discuss the link between our generation’s prolonged adolescence and “soft tyranny,” with a little help from French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville. Can a nation of lost boys and girls govern themselves, or are they destined to be ruled? Are we headed for dystopia, or are we already living in one? And does this upside down cultural moment help explain the popularity of anti-heroes, from Tony Soprano to Walter White?

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