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Joe Rogan Experience

Discussion in 'Wild Card Forum' started by enjoypolo, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. nickzeptepi

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    Good interview, different perspective, interesting topics

     
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    Really enjoyed this episode. It's about time Joe has someone with an asian background on the show..:rolleyes: As much as I enjoy Joe, it's a very US-centered show.

    Melissa, who’s originally from Singapore, covers a wide-range of topics in this one, not the least the CCP's hegemony, "woke" phenomena, asian culture-clash experiences and whatnot.
    I think that in these polarizing times, it’s important to not only focus on important issues in one’s locality, but to perceive a more wider perspective, including what’s happening elsewhere.

    I will say though, it always makes me laugh to watch people criticise Huawei for being an apparatus of China's military. Well duh, but so is Apple, Google, Facebook and their likes, doing the exact same thing (if not worse). At this point, the question is, who would you like to be surveilled by, the CIA or the Chinese?

    Some timely report about the Agency's deceptive insertion of backdoors into the cyber equipments od virtually every country’s infrastructures, except China and Russia, who had enough common sense to refuse:
     
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    This one was a real gem! Didn't even know who Curry was, but it's as close to a THC-conspiratorial episode as it gets. And not some Eddie Bravo-I-dont-believe-in-space-and-earth-is-flat type:rolleyes:.
    More like the insider who knows what he's talking about kinda dude, especially when it comes to big tech.

    It's a pretty long episode, but the conversation ups a gear when the joints spark up at around the 2h mark. Curry talks about the old days of computers (and his work), new types of social media like Mastodon, the vape scam, growing up in Amsterdam and now living in Texas, his artificially-enhanced hearing-aid, and hit the spot at the end by talking about the Google-InQTel/Keyhole rabbit hole and the corona-bs situation that we're now living.

    All in all, a great guest. He's even got his own podcast (for the past ten years) called No Agenda where they discuss/analyse current events.

    I'm really interested by the path that digital media is taking, as I can sense that the business-as-usual centralized top-down model is not sustainable, not to mention unfair (data/money being siphoned out of users), and hearing him explain how Mastodon and these federated types of social media networks work is a real delight. I also think it's a great way for communities like THC to actually join up with others ones, like say, Gordon White's, or Joe's, or permaculture type of networks, with their own boundaries set, not by mods/admins necessarily, but an organic connection, like a mycelium patch weaving its way into the digital ecosystem.

    As a bonus, Joe briefly mentions at the end, Bill Binney (the former NSA's tech director, turned whistleblower). Foreshadowing of a future guest? Fingers crossed!:cool:

    No Agenda Podcast website
    Adam Curry on Twitter

     
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    One silver lining of this epidemic/confinement, is witnessing the number of people who used to dismiss conspiracies, are now "waking up" to the reality of the incompetency of those in power, not just in the US but everywhere, including China (despite the most stringent censorship). This is the first step of grieving

    This episode with Eric Weinstein (not related to Harvey) shows me that Eric is at stage II of the Kubler Ross grieving model (Anger), and many more like him are coming forward. The tide is rising :cool:

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    A colleague of mine sent me this article the other day about going beyond Acceptance: finding meaning (ie, building a new paradigm)


    I have faith, and I see hope.
     
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    Oh boy, I’m gonna be enjoying this one :D
    Not every day that Joe goes all THC with his guests!
     
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    Explosive interview with investigative journalist Whitney Webb on the Tim Dillon show on new revelations behind Epstein, Gates, including a conversation Whitney had recently with a former Epstein victim, and the relationships that have been limited-hungout in the media.
    Tim was recently on the JRE and got lambasted by Joe when he mentioned Gates. It was quite hilarious how clueless Joe is in this regard:rolleyes:

     
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    I love this episode so much I’m doing backflips while cooking!! Joel Salatin is the man, this episode is highly recommended folks ;)


    PS: Gonna try and list all the great resources mentioned by Joel in this episode:

    Books:

    - City Chicks by Patricia Foreman (how a city in Belgium reduced food waste by giving people chickens)

    - Beyond Labels by Joel Salatin and Dr Sina McCullough (Salatin's upcoming book)

    - Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond (never heard of, but sounds interesting; history)

    Films:

    - Food, Inc (2008) on industrial farming
     
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