The Sense & Theory Podcast
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A weekly look at politics and culture by two random guys in middle america. Join Sense and Theory as they search for common ground and push back against the extremism and polarization gripping society these days. Life, politics, parenting... Everything is fair game!
||Explicit23-Change My View: Isolationism||We convene this week for another installment of Change My View where the fellas talk about the merits of Isolation vs. Intervention. From Bosnia to Syria they hem and haw about executive power and the will of the people in an all out struggle to change.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit22-They Might Be Biased||After a listener's suggestion, Sense and Theory take a deep dive on their cognitive biasses. From their own personal values to the very bedrock of the show itself, the fellas go all in... on themselves!||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21-Korea, McGregor, and Nazi Pugs||Is Trump a 4d chess master of diplomacy? Is he a compatible blood donor for Kanye West? Was McGregor/Khabib the plan all along? Is your pug a Nazi that wants to ban books in California? Sense & Theory answer all those questions and more!||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit20-Change My View: A.I.||In the second installment of Change My View the roles are reversed and it's up to Theory to convince Sense of the dangers of artificial intelligence. Will it prove to be humanity's most useful tool or ultimate destruction?||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19-The Bluegrass Pension Conspiracy||Sense and Theory stay close to home this week and take a look at Kentucky’s pension crisis and recent teacher strikes. From how Kentucky fell so far behind to the team sport politics evident on both sides the fellas try to cut through the rhetoric to||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18-Policing In America||Sense and Theory take an in depth look at policing this week. Civil forfeiture, racial bias, no knock raids, and militarization are all on the table as the fellas try to figure out how we strike a balance between liberty and security.||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17-Cognitive Dissonance: Stormy Daniels, NFL Anthems, and Police Violence||This week Sense and Theory tackle a listener requested topic in cognitive dissonance. From Stormy Daniels and Roy Moore to NFL Protests and the Google Memo the fellas explore how cognitive dissonance can lead us astray of the very values and beliefs we.||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16-Let’s Talk About Race||Sense and Theory are joined this week by close friend, and host of Somebody Gotta Say This S**t, Laron “Irk Dah Nerv” Clayborne for a 2 hour roundtable discussion on race. From it's etymological origins to its impact on modern day society,||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15-Change My View: Bigfoot||Sense and Theory put their money where their mouth is this week in a departure from their usual format. Can disagreements be amicable? Can viewpoints evolve? Is Bigfoot real? Find out what the fellas think in the shows first installment of Change My V||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14 – Shkreli, Climate Change, and Conspiracies||Sense & Theory once again try to round up some smaller stories that may have slipped through the cracks in a grab bag episode. The fellas cover an assortment of topics from pharma bro Martin Shkreli to German wind farms and fiber networks to Bigfoot.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13 – Parkland||Sense & Theory try to unpack the Parkland Shooting this week. By highlighting the hypocrisy and emotional rhetoric swirling around this tragic event, the fellas try to offer insight on the barriers we impose to real change.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12 – Justice is Blind||This week the fellas have a go at the Justice System. Taking a look at court fees, prosecutors, and systemic racism; Sense & Theory try to get a handle on why the system is so broken and even suggest a way to fix it.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11 – These Crazy Kids||It's episode 11, do you know where your kids are? Sense & Theory finally get a chance to talk parenting this week. Sexting, punishment, bullying, and heaping helpings of two grown men grumbling about "when they were kids" are on tap.||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10 – Heroin & Opioids: The Long Dark Road||To mark their 10th episode, Sense & Theory (for the first time ever), invite a very special guest to sit in on a very difficult subject. From pain pills to fentanyl the fellas take on the epidemic that's gripping the nation and destroying countless liv.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9 – Donald Trump: Did voters get what they paid for?||This week Sense & Theory take a look at populism a la Trump. How will Donnie' s campaign promises look one year into his presidency? Are his supporters getting what they paid for or getting a big ol swig of buyers remorse?||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8 – Postmodernism, Social Justice, & Jordan Peterson||Sense & Theory run head first into postmodernism this week. Yeeeeehaawww! Objective vs. Subjective, racism, Jordan Peterson, gender pronouns. Tune in and hear the fellas display their tenuous grasp on a deep and complex philisophical movement!||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 – And now for something completely different||Sense & Theory take a different approach to this week's episode. Taking a break from deep dives and research, the fellas weave in and out of a series of current topics and stories. From private prisons to project veritas, and a Russia update too!||12/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6 – Guns pt.2||It's part 2 of the guns episode and Sense & Theory try to get a grip on the real causes of gun violence and what we can do to stop it. What works? What aren't we doing? and How will technology complicate things going forward?||11/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5 – Guns pt.1||In their first ever 2 part episode, Sense & Theory tackle gun control. The fellas try to get past the emotion and the rhetoric to take a look at the realities of gun violence and regulation in America today.||11/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4 – Fake News!: Journalism, Bias, & Trump||The fellas take a deep dive on media bias in the age of Trump. Emotive conjugation, Russia, and The Mooch! ...and not a paywall in sight!||10/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3 – The Homefront: Social Media, Protests, and Parenting||Sense and Theory focus on life at home and the power of the individual. Is social media ruining society? How can one person create change? How do you explain this stuff to your kids? From Russian bots to the birds and the bees, the fellas cover it all!||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2 – Fundamentals: The size and scale of government||Sense and Theory delve into fundamental questions about the size of government, efficiency and the supreme court. Everything from Meals on Wheels to the Dredd Scott decision makes it on today's show, plus the fellas propose an amendment!||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1 – Who are these guys?||In the inaugural episode Sense and Theory introduce themselves and discuss everything from Captain Planet and Single Payer to polarization and VR porn. The fellas share their political views and discuss what they think are the biggest challenges to mea.||9/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great new podcast!
Down to Earth
These guys are down to earth. They speak in english and approach each topic from multiple angles. No ranting or other BS. Try to get their facts straight and tell you when they didn't.
Good content, great quality, excellent hosts.