Today we’re tackling a big topic. Maybe the biggest topic there is. So if things get a little wild, you’ll have to forgive us. We can’t cover all there is to cover in our limited capacity here and now, but we want to make a few connections and think about how this is kind of important in the here and now. Today we are talking about TRUTH. [Read More]
Mothers of Rhetoric
It was Mother’s Day weekend and we thought we would give a shout out to some of the women who have changed the way we think, speak, and understand the world. [Read More]
COVID and the West Wing
One of the biggest stories right now is that the virus has finally hit the White House. In many ways it was inevitable because the virus is a) spreading like wildfire, and b) we all know the White House has been lax about taking precautions.
But this raises some questions. [Read More]
Episode Three – What IS Rhetoric?
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]
Episode Two – COVID, the Arts, and the Sciences
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]