00:00 🕊️ The Misstep of Atheism
The decline of atheism unhooked essential protections, leaving some unnecessary and others unexplained.
Atheism's failure to acknowledge the importance of beliefs not being literal from an evolutionary perspective.
The impact of dismissing long-standing traditions that contained valuable wisdom.
01:58 🌐 The Fate of Enlightenment Liberalism
The potential end of Enlightenment liberalism and the rise of tribalism.
Reflection on the incomplete job of establishing a fair and just society.
The necessity of defending and recognizing the prototype of the American experiment.
03:22 🔄 Approaching an Ideal Society
Acknowledging the imperfections of past systems while striving to narrow the gap between current and ideal systems.
Reflecting on the closest approximation to an ideal society around 1995.
The importance of recognizing the desirable world where everyone has equal access to opportunities.
06:05 🤔 Incommunicable Future Warnings
The difficulty of conveying future warnings without tangible proof.
Reflecting on the implausibility of people from the past accepting present societal issues.
The challenge of addressing unimaginable future conflicts based on current divisive debates.
07:00 💔 The Misstep of Atheism Revisited
Reiteration of the misstep with atheism and its consequences.
Recognition of the importance of religious doctrines, philosophies, and values.
The challenge of navigating between outdated and toxic aspects of traditional wisdom.
09:02 🔄 Embracing Traditions and Navigating Challenges
The dilemma of embracing past solutions without living in their original environment.
Acknowledging the difficulty of discarding outdated traditions without losing valuable aspects.
The long-term puzzle of carefully evolving traditions in response to societal challenges.
Fascinating interview. @AndrewYang explains more deeply why he supports a UBI (#FreedomDividend) w/ @RubinReport.