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192: Smokin’ Soulmates and 193: Those Upgrades Can Wait

Mockingbird / 8.17.20

Episode 192: Smokin’ Soulmates

In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk marriage models, bored believers, fragile meritocrats, and reconciled congressmen. Also, RJ catches up on some Netflix while Sarah dabbles in prophecy.

  • Click here to read The Wall Street Journal article on Smoking.
  • Click here to read the article about COVID-19 Killing the Soulmate Model of Marriage.
  • Click here to read David Clay’s Mockingbird piece, “The Freedom to be… Bored?”
  • Click here to read Ross Douthat’s column on “The Real White Fragility.”
  • Click here to read Kat Rosenfield’s “Master Cleanse.”
  • Click here to read the excerpt from John Lewis’s final book.

Episode 193: Those Upgrades Can Wait

In which RJ, Sarah, and Dave talk school reopenings, comparative suffering, digital hygiene, and the crisis of capacity. Also, RJ decides to invest in some outdated (but comfortable!) furniture.

  • Click here to read Your School District’s Reopening Survey on McSweeney’s.
  • Click here to read Zadie Smith’s thoughts on “Suffering Like Mel Gibson”.
  • Click here to read Meghan O’Gieblyn’s response on Wired to the question of “Why Do I Keep Refusing to Install OS Updates?”
  • Click here to watch Giles Fraser’s talk on “Christianity and Morality: The Story of an Uneasy Relationship.”

Oh and click here to order the expanded paperback edition of Seculosity!

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