Ep. 103 - Why It's Impossible To Have Fruitful Debates In Our Culture
Norm MacDonald is the latest public figure to feel the wrath of the outrage mob for making a perfectly valid point about a contentious issue. This is how things go in America now. Nobody is allowed to think for themselves or introduce a divergent opinion into the mix. Nuance and subtlety are rejected. People just want to hear their own shallow thoughts repeated back to them. Fruitful debate will be impossible in this country until we learn how to engage ideas that differ from our own.