The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies

Jan 31, 12:00 PM

Mike talks with Susan Jacoby, an independent scholar specializing in the history of reason, atheism, secularism, and religious liberty. She's the bestselling author of 12 books, including 'Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism' and 'The Age of American Unreason', which just came out in a new, updated edition titled 'The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies'.

They discuss American anti-intellectualism, the meaning of unreason, if unreason has become a bigger problem in recent years, whether this is a bipartisan phenomenon, if Donald Trump is an aberration or a sign of things to come, and lots more.

Susan Jacoby's Website

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