By jcoyne on June 4, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with Caroline, a friend of Tom’s and current master’s student in media studies at the New School, for a conversation about nostalgia and memory. Spoilers about the season one finale of “Mad Men” at around the 2 minute mark… if you care, skip to 4:00!
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By jcoyne on May 3, 2012
In the third and final part of their conversation on orthodoxy, Jim, Tom, and Becky discuss the advantages that structure and orthodoxy can provide throughout life. Can belief systems plug the rabbit hole, or are they a stopgap solution? Contact JimAndTom@OpenDoorRapport.com to add your thoughts.
Posted in That's what I believe | Tagged answers, balance, belief system, Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan Radio Hour, censorship, culture, David Foster Wallace, Deepak Chopra, Gary Busey, incentives, interviews, Mad Men, orthodoxy, plug, rabbit hole, religion, structure, Teach For America, unorthodox | 1 Response