Thriving in Dystopia

Ep24: We Are Afraid of Death. What If We Weren’t?

October 20, 2020

The show starts with a revising of Dave’s ability to write Sit-Com episodes.  The Crew then discusses media and manufacturing consent in the U.S.  In the last episode of season 3, Bob and Dave go big, the ultimate separation: death.  They start with the premise that death and fear are strongly connected, and they wonder where this comes from.  Everything that lives also dies, and what would it mean to rejoice in death as much as life?  If there is a sacredness to death, then why do we avoid it, and why is it so hard to talk about?  They end with some far out thoughts about the afterlife.  

 

The slanderous New York Times article about anarchists

6 companies own 90% of the media in the U.S.

 

Hot Seat Question: If you could have a dream guest for episode 1 of season 4, living or dead, who would it be? (Dave in the seat)

 

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Deep appreciation to In Heaven by Drake Stafford for our intro song, Today’s Special: Tomorrow’s Jam by Doctor Turtle is the new outro, the prolific and enigmatic Joe Shine for the thumbnail art.   Big thank you to Nadir Čajić for editing this week’s show.   Finally, we are indebted to the wonderful Chris Sawyer for funding and creating our new website.  Thank you, Mix.

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