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Public Intellectual

Dec 16, 2019

Poet and well known curmudgeon Jim Behrle talks to Jessa about this season of cheer, hope, and friendliness and how terrible all of that is. You don't have to be grateful, you don't have to list your accomplishments like a trained puppy, you can feel bad about the world.

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Dec 9, 2019

The legendary cult expert and psychologist Robert Jay Lifton joins Public Intellectual to explain what the totalitarian experience shares with the religious cult, how Trump functions as a cult leader, and why deprogramming via intervention and logical debate never works. His most recent work is Losing Reality, and is an...