Aug 18 • 1HR 28M

Ep. 020: Utopian daze and reality checks

The Institute for Liberal Values

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Welcome to The Dissidents Podcast, formerly the Counterweight Podcast, where we talk about how we can strive for a world in which freedom and reason are at the forefront of all human society.
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In this episode Mike and Elizabeth discuss the idealistic hopes of utopianism and the difficulties of implementing them in real life.  Mike covers philosophy, and Elizabeth includes references to some famous psychologists who suggested that their field would be at the center of successful utopian community life. We connect utopianism to current politics and communism.

Podcast notes:

Nagel, T. (1991). The Problem of Utopianism. Equality and Partiality, 21.

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