Camille Paglia: Is this the End of Men?…


Date: July 17, 2017

01) Camille Paglia: Is this the End of Men?


“In this series of videos, Camille Paglia discusses the “end of men” as a force of economic and political power. This is from 2013. The full debate is behind a paywall, but I think this pre-interview, as well as two clips from the debate give a good idea what the various arguments presented were.

There were four debaters, two from each side. Hanna Rosin and Maureen Dowd argued this is the beginning of the end for male dominance in society, while Paglia and Caitlin Moran argue its not that simple, and it’s naive to think things will progress in this way.

This clip features mostly Paglia, but you can find more information, including more clips of the other presenters here: https://www.munkdebates.com/debates/Gender-in-the-21st-Century

What’s Your Game Of Thrones House?…

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Date: July 17, 2017

01) What’s Your Game Of Thrones House?

“Everyone has a personality type, and some personality types are more devious than others. Which Westerosi family would you feel right at home in?”

“The good news is, you’re a thoroughly decent human being. The bad news is, that is a very dangerous thing to be in Westeros. You are loyal, dutiful, and generally ill at ease among the toxic politics of King’s Landing. Either buckle down and learn to play the game, or get the hell out into more hospitable environments. The North may be freezing, but it also has notably less backstabbing which, bless your little heart, is not exactly your strong suit.”

This makes total sense…Plus, I get to hang out with Bran and Rickon!…

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Why Narratives ALWAYS Defeat Logical Arguments: History’s Greatest Debate…


Date: July 16, 2017

01) Why Narratives ALWAYS Defeat Logical Arguments: History’s Greatest Debate


“An exploration of the relationship between logical arguments and narratives as they relate to convincing people and changing worldviews.

To make the case, I employ Shakespeare’s famous clash between Antony and Brutus from “Julius Caesar”. The original production I used can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5X2l1YFuM-w