(2017/03/07) A case against the myth of individualism (Culture)

Mar 07, 2017, 11:00 PM

Edition #1085 Today we look at the dangerous myths of individualism and the American Dream™, some of their origins and some of their consequences  Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Cultural influences on our perspective of self w/Gish Jen - Think Again - Air Date 3-4-17 Ch. 3: Song 1: ​Different People - No Doubt Ch. 4: Act 2: You are not as free as you think you are w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17 Ch. 5: Song 2: ​The system - Abscondo Ch. 6: Act 3: Individualism in the prosperity gospel brand of Christianity - Ideas from CBC - Air Date 1-8-17 Ch. 7: Song 3: ​Southern Baptism - Richard Gilks Ch. 8: Act 4: The cold war propaganda of anti-collectivism w/Gish Jen - Think Again - Air Date 3-4-17 Ch. 9: Song 4: ​Knock Yourself Out - Jon Brion Ch. 10: Act 5: The myths of the autonomous individual and free markets w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17 Ch. 11: Song 5: ​Drums of Freedom - Theo Bard Ch. 12: Act 6: Training is all that matters - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain Ch. 13: Song 6: ​Perpetuum Mobile - Penguin Cafe Orchestra Ch. 14: Act 7: An ignorance of history bolsters acceptance of anti-regulation individualism - You are not so smart - Air Date 2-24-17 Ch. 15: Song 7: ​Making Progress - Freedom's Progress Ch. 16: Act 8: The dangerous myth of the American Dream w/Raoul Martinez - @thisishellradio - Air Date 2-24-17 Voicemails Ch. 17: Thoughts on ICE agents now going after softer targets - Charlie from Cleveland, OH Ch. 18: Confronting a "racial realist" worldview - Zach from Atlanta, GA Ch. 19: Response to Rich re: Indivisible - Dave from Olympia, WA Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments rejecting the Personal Responsibility/Social Good dichotomy Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!