Unwanted Opinions

Unwanted Opinions

TAA 0017 – C. Travis Webb and Seph Rodney discuss whether or not its fair to ostracize intellectuals that have unfashionable opinions. Athletes and entertainers are often given a pass for unpopular opinions, why not intellectuals too? [music] C.T. WEBB 00:16...
Liberty vs. Security

Liberty vs. Security

TAA 0014 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood talk about the natural tensions that exist between liberty and safety. You cannot maximize both, so what does the current balance between the two in our society say about our priorities and prejudices. [music] C.T....
Trump or Social Progress

Trump or Social Progress

TAA 0016 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood discuss the perils and the possibilities of a Trump presidency. Does symbolic cultural progress matter, and if it does, what does Trump’s election mean for the country? C.T. WEBB 00:16 [music] All right. Good...
Being a Middle-Aged Graduate Student

Being a Middle-Aged Graduate Student

00011   |   April 11, 2018 Being a Middle-Aged Graduate Student http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/429704169-theamericanage-being-a-middle-aged-graduate-student.mp3 C. Travis Webb and Seph Rodney discuss their decision to go back to graduate school late in life. What...

Madness in America: Part III

TAA 0013 – C. Travis Webb, Seph Rodney, and Steven Fullwood continue their discussion on madness in America. Is it a kind of madness to focus so exhaustively on race? Why do we so often return to race as a way to categorize ourselves in America? C.T. WEBB 00:00...
Conservatives in the Trump Age

Conservatives in the Trump Age

TAA 0011 – C. Travis Webb and Seph Rodney discuss writer David Roberts recent take down of the New York Times opinion page, and its attempt to incorporate conservative leaning writers. Is conservatism just a series of “irritable mental gestures” or a...