Step 59: Gambling, the Death Drive, & Libertarian Neutrality
Gambling has grown more addictive through design, destroying people under the mantra of “free choice.”
Step 58: Identity & Violence
Reducing identity leads to violence through “us v them” or “I-it” instead of “I-thou”. To relate fully to others requires self-surrender.
Step 56: Integrating Embodied Perception
Your left brain is a liar and coward. Give your body and right brain a chance.
Step 55: Cultural Jigs
Choice architecture will happen. We just need to be aware so we can choose our architect.
Step 54: The World Beyond Your Head (pt 2)
How does the self combat an environment that dissolves the self? How do we find autonomy by giving up the “self”?
Step 53: The World Beyond Your Head (pt 1)
The “attention economy” distracts us from ourselves and others. This is bad.
Step 52: Best of 2021 book review
The best books Ryder read in 2021 that shaped the podcast.
- Step 75: Holy to Holy S***
- Step 74: Symbolic Victory
- Step 73: Camouflage (Sex and Trust)
- Step 72: Camouflage (and Art)
- March-April 2023: Consuming and Producing
- Feb-March 2023: Consuming and Producing
- Step 71: The Costume & Inscribed Violence
- Jan-Feb 2023: Consuming and Producing
- Step 70: Scapegoating and Sacrifice
- Dec-Jan 2023: Consuming and Producing