In this episode we talk with Jim Madden about risk asymmetries in modern academia, Heidegger's critique of technology and how technology shapes humanity's relationship with the world, aliens, the philosophy of mind, and the importance of having skin in the game.
Welcome to our first Kazingram Roundtable. We decided that in addition to our regular podcast we wanted to have a forum where both of our editors could sit down and have more personal discussions with friends of the Podcast. Axel is a PhD student in theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He specializes in the theology of John Calvin.
In this episode Jim returns to discuss Covid-19 and the future of education, Ancient Greek and early Christian ideas of freedom, discipline, the good life (and how these relate to practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), psychedelic, and the role contemplating death plays in living the good life.
Jibb Smart is a programmer, game maker, and the creator of GyroWiki, where he explains and advocates for new and better ways to play games.
Michael Adam Ferguson is a Cognitive Neurology, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation--Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology. He is the host of the Luminous Brain Podcast.