The Fundamentalists
Defining Fundamentalism

Defining Fundamentalism

April 13, 2021

Peter and Elliott discuss what "fundamentalism" really is, and who would know better?! Also, we've soft-launched our Patreon so we can start doing more cool stuff as things open. If you'd like to join a community of folks interested in psychoanalysis, philosophy, depth psychology, etc, head on over to http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists . And don't forget to not eat fish! 

The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life

April 4, 2021

In this Easter Sunday episode, Elliott celebrates Pete's birthday by putting him on the spot about what exactly he believes about God, the universe and everything. Also, we're soft-launching our Patreon! Check it out over at http://patreon.com/thefundamentalists 

Deepfakes

Deepfakes

March 14, 2021

In this weeks episode, the boys use Instagram, Second Life and Deepfakes to explore the notion of subjectivity. Is there a substantive self, what is that self, and are we all, at the end of the day NPCs?

Engagement

Engagement

March 8, 2021

In light of Elliott's recent engagement, the boys celebrate the news and tackle the issue of marriage. In this episode they talk about how to tame sexuality, move from desire to love and fail productively in relationships.

Chaosmos

Chaosmos

February 28, 2021

Fantasies are a central part of our lives, but what are they, why do we have them and what function to they play? This week the boys look at fantasy and how fantasies connect with ideology, loss, depression and objects of desire. 

Madness

Madness

February 14, 2021

What is madness? This week we jump into the issue of what a psychotic delusion actually is and what it has to do with lobsters.

OK, Human

OK, Human

February 10, 2021

This week Elliott gets to talk about his favorite band - Weezer. During the conversation we touch on a number of themes including Death of the Author, the difference between the Jungian and Freudian unconscious and how to turn the water blue in your toilet.

Robinhood

Robinhood

January 29, 2021

This week we offer a friendly, philosophic-ish take on the battle that recently erupted between r/WallStreetBets and Wall Street.

In the chat, Peter refers to a speech that you can hear by clicking this link https://youtu.be/-OP5OLBauCg

Exorcism

Exorcism

January 17, 2021

Some of us feel a too-muchness in our lives. A sense that there is something excessive in our experience that we must try to get rid of. In short, the feeling that we need an exorcism. This week Peter and Elliott talk about this experience and how it manifests in the contemporary world. Along the way, they veer into the territory of politics by exploring the social meaning of the Real and Ideology. 

Fog of War

Fog of War

January 10, 2021

This week Peter and Elliott sit down to discuss their respective thoughts on what's happening in the US with the most recent unrest in Washington DC. Along the way they touch on the Northern Irish Troubles, Repression and the Politics of Difference.

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