The Fundamentalists
The Public

The Public

May 31, 2020

What does it mean to be an individual, does the public exist, and why does Peter watch Person of Interest? These questions, and more, are answered in today’s Fundamentalists.

How (Not) to Speak

How (Not) to Speak

May 17, 2020

What is language, why can’t we say what we mean, and how does Elliott get his groceries? All this and more in this weeks Fundamentlaists

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

May 12, 2020

Why do we love - or love to hate - celebrities, what is their role in our lives, and why should a celebrity avoid thinking they’re a celebrity? These, and other irrelevant questions, are explored by the boys.

Quantum of Eternity

Quantum of Eternity

May 4, 2020

It’s time to talk about time. What is it? How do we experience it, and why are we not (completely) inside it.

Anxiety

Anxiety

April 12, 2020

What have freedom, spirit and dread got in common? Join the boys as they make they move from Kant to Corona in search of an answer.

Avoiding Hot Takes on COVID-19

Avoiding Hot Takes on COVID-19

March 18, 2020

In the midst of the COVID crisis the Peter and Elliott talk about the threats and opportunities that this unstable time presents us with.

Coded Messages

Coded Messages

February 23, 2020

Someone is slipping you coded messages. Messages that contain your deepest secrets. And the messenger is you.

Purity Culture

Purity Culture

February 18, 2020

This week the boys look at the proliferation of new purity cultures through the lens of Melanie Klein. They talk about the Paranoid-Schizoid, the Depressive and how to accept a little dirt.

Dry January

Dry January

January 12, 2020

Elliott is giving up alcohol for January, so it's a perfect time to jump into the theme of addiction.

Wanting WWIII

Wanting WWIII

January 5, 2020

To kick off the new year, Pete and Elliott dig into the nature of guilt, talk about how you should never compromise your desire and worry about peoples desire to see the end of the world.