Month: March 2020

3RT:10 – Be the Picard You Want to See in the World

A.Ron has a conversation with activist/filmmaker/author Ron Dawson, who stakes forth the claim of being his black doppleganger! Ron created a fantastic video using the classic Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Darmok” to explain the concept of privilege. Ron invites us all to unleash our inner Picard to fight against modern injustices and inequality.

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OWT:9 – Despair, but Make it Art

Cecily and A.Ron are back to offer more weird tricks – A.Ron fills us in on a few more types of “reply guys”, Cecily fully embraces Dadaism, and they hear a little bit from the listeners.

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3RT:9 – A Lot’s Happening Right Now

Two weeks ago Bernie was in the lead, and everybody was wondering if this corona thing was going to be a big deal. Now the coronavirus is here, Biden has bested Bernie in several important contests, Sanders is almost certainly eliminated as a viable candidate, and our store shelves have been swept clean of toilet paper and hand soap. What the hell happened? A.Ron tries to help people understand the lay of this new world we’re living in, and why we shouldn’t under any circumstances give up or give in.

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OWT:8 – The Ring Theory of Reply Guys

On this week’s #OneWeirdTrick, Cecily and A.Ron discuss Dr. Susan Silk’s Ring Theory, and A.Ron mansplains a few of the types of “Reply Guys” to us. After that, they offer some weird tricks on those dealing with finding a psychotherapist, being affectionate, doing it all, and raising a child in a secular household.

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3RT:8 – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bern

A listener writes in with a dilemma: How can they support politicians like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren when their policy proposals are seemingly so extreme with so little thought and analysis put into them? In an attempt to answer the question, A.Ron does a deep dive into the intuitive, strategic, and empirical arguments for Medicare for All.

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