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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Rat Cap Podcast: Episode 5

The Rat Cap Podcast: The Psychological and Cultural Roots of Cancel Culture Madness (libsyn.com)

Critical Theory and Postmodern philosophy underlie the authoritarian left's movement to destroy Western liberal democracy, but there are also devastating psychological, technological, and cultural factors at work.  We use Haidt and Lukianoff's fascinating book "The Coddling of the American Mind" to analyze and explain these factors.  

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Rat Cap Podcast: Episode 4

The Rat Cap Podcast: Post-Moderns at the Gate: The Battle for Free Speech (libsyn.com)

Critical Theory and Postmodernist philosophy is at the core of the Left's authoritarian calls to silence, suppress, cancel, and censor right wing speech.  What is postmodernism and critical theory, what is its philosophic basis, and how is it being used to throttle free speech and destroy the fundamental pillar of Western Civilization?    

Sunday, January 10, 2021

The Rat Cap Podcast: Episode 3

 The Rat Cap Podcast: Patriots Rise Again: The Whiskey Rebellion and the Storming of the Capital (libsyn.com)

Many are denouncing the recent riots in Washington DC. , but this is not the first time that frustration and angst over unjust federal over-reach has provoked riots.  In this episode, we discuss the anti-federalists at the Founding who warned of federal tyranny, and analyze the Whiskey Rebellion to see how our patriot ancestors dealt with despots.