So today we’re going to go right back to the beginning. This is a podcast about the way rhetoric can help us understand the world we live in, but what the crap is rhetoric? That might be an intimidating word to people who are just trying to live their lives and don’t have their nose in a book all day. [Read More]
There’s been this tension between the sciences and the “soft sciences” and the humanities for FOREVER. And they ARE very different ways of seeing the world…kind of? But they are not incompatible. So today we’re going to talk about an old rivalry and what that looks like TODAY, as in RIGHT NOW. [Read More]
Conservatives, specifically Republicans, have long championed the cause of “law and order.” They have accused progressives of being soft on crime for years while maintaining the image that Republicans are the party of “law and order.”
But COVID-19 has shown that “law and order” is a tricky thing. [Read More]
Specifically, we’re going to talk about Andrew Cuomo’s and Donald Trump’s press conferences and what makes those different. There is a lot happening in these press conferences so there is no way we could thoroughly analyze these things – they are complex creatures. But we can address some of the initial issues. [Read More]
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Our goal at Kairoticast is to show that rhetoric, with all its big, academic and effete sounding ideas, is really quite applicable to our every day lives. [Read More]