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Functional Philosophy #13: The Anti-Intellectual Diagnosis of the Cause of Modern Strife


In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I discuss the trite, stupid idea that "life nowadays is too easy" and that modern social problems are the result of our high standard of living. This explanation has been offered by Jordan Peterson, Joe Rogan, Dave Rubin, Michael Shermer, Yaron Brook, and many others.

It's wrong. Listen to find out why.

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