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[Unlocked] Premium Episode 1: Deere John and UAW Corruption

November 8, 2021

Sean and Jules discuss the ongoing John Deere str…

Episode 1: Productivity Porn and the Protestant Ethic, Part 1

November 1, 2021

Jules and Sean talk about the origin of what we c…

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This is Happening!

Welcome to Wetwired! We’ve been working in secret to write and record our first episodes. Wetwired is the place where we look past the media that we’re all force fed and try to understand what’s really going on.Sometimes that means we’ll cover big ideas (like our first two episodes about the Protestant Ethic). Other times […]

WE LIVE!

We’ve been working in secret to write and record our first episodes. Wetwired is the place where we look past the media that we’re all force fed and try to understand what’s really going on. Sometimes that means we’ll cover big ideas (like our first two episodes about the Protestant Ethic). Other times we’ll be […]

Thought Leaders and Cargo Cult Intellectuals

Richard Feynman used the term “cargo cult science” to describe something that has the superficial trappings of science but operate closer to the level of storytelling. “How the Leopard Got its Spots” is not science, but the explanation might satisfy Deepak Chopra. This is from Feynman’s 1974 commencement speech at Caltech: During the Middle Ages […]

What Happens Now?

How do you run a country when nearly half the population believes the president is illegitimate and that widespread voter fraud put him in power? A smaller but not inconsequential number of this same group goes deeper into the rabbit hole. Among them, there are believers that a global conspiracy exists. According to them, it […]

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It's ugly out there. But we know that it doesn't have to be. Listen to your hosts Jules and Sean get familiar with the grifters and con artists, cults and gurus, religions and conspiracy theories of a culture reaching its sell by date.

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