Episode 41: New Year Predictions, Identity, and Language
Updated: Jan 8, 2021
We're back! Will & Rob sit down for the first time in 2021 to discuss the new year: what will be different and what do we think will remain? Plus questions of identity and are we losing a grip on our language?
9:39 - What remains from 2020 and what do you see being new for 2021?
14:05 - Distinctions between precedence and prudence.
18:01 - Necessary elements of a republic.
23:00 - How do we love and care for those who feel the isolation of another year in quarantine?
32:14 - Recent stories about Hilaria Baldwin and Vice-President Kamala Harris. How do they relate to current matters of identity?
41:01 - The word "proud" is trending as parents try to find replacements. Is the importance of language and definitions changing in our culture?
***Please note that this episode was recorded prior to the events at the Capitol on January 6, 2021***
Rob references a NYT Daily episode. Check it out here.
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