Philosophy

Interview 1488 – Debunking Logical Fallacies with Keith Knight

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-10-28%20Keith%20Knight.mp3"][/audio]Keith Knight of Don't Tread on Anyone has James Corbett on to discuss logical fallacies. They each break down five common logical fallacies, how they're employed, and how to identify and disarm them.

Stephan Kinsella on Law Without the State

Stephan Kinsella joins us today to discuss the concept of law without the state. Is law and order possible without a state? What would that look like? And just what is “the law,” anyway? Find out more in this fascinating conversation on law, history, philosophy and anarchy.

Interview 1453 – Stephan Kinsella on Law Without the State

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-06-25%20Stephan%20Kinsella .mp3"][/audio]Stephan Kinsella joins us today to discuss the concept of law without the state. Is law and order possible without a state? What would that look like? And just what is "the law," anyway? Find out more in this fascinating conversation on law, history, philosophy and anarchy.

ClandesTime 179 – The Philosophy and Politics of Superman

Superman is one of the world’s most recognisable cultural icons. A symbol of human idealism, he has been subject to a range of political and philosophical agendas over the last 80 years.

Episode 354 – Solutions: Open Science

[audio mp3="https://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/episode354-lq.mp3"][/audio]In the face of the crisis of science, it is easy to throw our hands up and watch as the old guard of the scientific establishment circles the wagons and goes back to business as usual. But there are real solutions to these problems, and we all—scientists and non-scientists alike—have a part to play in implementing them.

Interview 1424 – Andrea Saltelli on The Crisis of Science

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-03-06%20Andrea%20Saltelli.mp3"][/audio]What is the crisis of science, and what does it tell us about the interface between science and policy? Is there a way to stop the debate over the crisis from becoming a political battling ground? And, if not, what does this mean for the future of science itself?

ClandesTime 171 – The Last Ship

The Last Ship is one of the most popular cable TV shows of recent years, as well as one of the most successful pieces of militainment. In this episode I examine the politics of the show, in particular how it depicts a conflict between the US and China.

Interview 1413 – James Corbett on 3D Chess, Plato’s Cave and Conscious Revolution

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2019-01-22%20James%20Corbett.mp3"][/audio]James Corbett joins Nathan Riva of IN-Depth Perceptions for a philosophical conversation on the deeper level of the conspiraverse. From 3D chess and Plato's cave to conscious revolution and the nature of reality, no stone is left unturned in this "IN-depth" conversation.

Episode 350 – History Is Written By The Winners

[audio mp3="https://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/episode350-lq.mp3"][/audio]Who gets to write the history textbooks? Where do the history teachers learn about history? What documents are allowed into the historical record, and what documents are excluded? These are not merely academic questions, they go right to the heart of the question of history itself.

ClandesTime 151 – Rules of Engagement - Spy Culture

The military legal drama Rules of Engagement is perhaps the greatest modern example of racist, warmongering propaganda. Unsurprisingly, it benefited from full Pentagon support, in exchange for numerous script changes.

ClandesTime 150 – The Weather Underground - Spy Culture

The Weather Underground were the most active and successful militant left-wing group in US history. As part of their anti-Vietnam war operations they bombed the Pentagon, the State Department, corporate headquarters and other high-profile targets.

ClandesTime 142 – The Last Supper - Spy Culture

The Last Supper is a 1990s black comedy where a group of ultra-liberal post-graduate students invite right-wingers over for debate, and kill them if they cannot change their minds.

ClandesTime 133 – Was the Unabomber Right? - Spy Culture

Ted Kaczynski is most famous for both being the most prolific serial bomber in US history and for writing the Unabomber Manifesto – a political-philosophical tract that was published by major newspapers and by the FBI.

The Science and Entertainment Exchange – Tom Secker on PPR - Spy Culture

Pearse invited me back onto Porkins Policy Radio to chat about my research into the little-known Science and Entertainment Exchange.  We discussed how SEEX got started, their stated mission and aims and how they contrast sharply with what SEEX actually does, their ability to influence scr

ClandesTime 131 – The Science and Entertainment Exchange - Spy Culture

The Science and Entertainment Exchange (or SEEX) has consulted on over 1300 films and TV shows in less than 10 years, but outside of Hollywood few people know who they are and what they do. This week we pull back the curtain to look at their activities and their agenda.

The Pentagon and the Science and Entertainment Exchange - Spy Culture

Officially, the Science and Entertainment Exchange (or SEEX) is the outreach program of the National Academy of Sciences &; a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit honorifi

ClandesTime 130 – Fake News and the Postmodern Condition - Spy Culture

What is fake news? Where did it come from and why is it so profitable? In this week’s episode I consider whether fake news is a new thing, or simply a newly-popular name for methods of deceit that have existed for centuries.

Interview 1329 – Vin Armani on Self Ownership, Property and Morality

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2017-12-04%20Vin%20Armani.mp3"][/audio]Vin Armani, host of The Vin Armani Show, joins us to discuss his new book, Self Ownership: The Foundation of Property and Morality.

Interview 1297 – James Corbett on the Innerverse Podcast

[audio mp3="http://www.corbettreport.com/mp3/2017-09-02%20James%20Corbett.mp3"][/audio]In this wide-ranging conversation, James Corbett appears on the Innerverse podcasst to discuss his background in writing and literature, finding the signal in the noise of information overload, the drive to dig deeper rather than settle for consensus reality, how to share conspiracy facts with those around you, epistemological humility, pathocracy, and decentralization as the only way forward.

Security Gone Bananas for the Filming of Star Trek - Spy Culture

Code names, vehicle searches, non-disclosure agreements, escorts for foreign nationals - when the producers of Star Trek: Into Darkness wanted to film at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, they probably weren't expecting this. Newly-released Dept.

Hyperreality in the Homeland – Operation Virtual Gladio - Spy Culture

A new report by Facebook's Threat Intelligence team says that the site is rife with fake accounts spreading fake news stories for political, social, cultural and economic reasons. Viewers of the recent season of Homeland will be thinking 'no shit'.

ClandesTime 096 – Unreal - Spy Culture

Unreal is a gripping and brutal satire of reality TV but it is much more than that. While this might sound like a drama about a trivial subject, the content of Unreal makes it one of the most serious and important TV series of recent years.

Carol For Another Christmas – Tom Secker on PPR - Spy Culture

Pearse invited me on his radio show to discuss the 1964 TV movie A Carol for Another Christmas. This was the first in a series of TV films designed to promote the United Nations and sponsored by the Xerox corporation.