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Old 02-14-2018, 02:45 PM   #33
Clodfobble
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Originally Posted by Undertoad
And the best way -- maybe the only way to consume their ideas is in the form of 2 hour conversations, unbroken by commercials or any other interruption. And suddenly this is available to us all because Internet.
To be fair, though, similar things have been available on PBS for decades. But nobody watches PBS. And the only reason anyone listens to Joe Rogan's podcast is because he was a famous comedian who made idiots eat raw horse uteruses on reality TV. I mean don't get me wrong, I'm still an optimist, but it's hard to disentangle my optimism from my nihilism--like, if it doesn't work, America will fail, but the human race will go on anyway, and that's fine, too.
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