Tim’s Two Cents

The Consuming Instinct – Tim’s Two Cents #17

Tim's Two Cents on Consumerism

This is episode 17 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is all about consumerism. Many people use the word “consumerism” as a pejorative against a seemingly superficial society. People think other people only focus on buying new things. On Thanksgiving, people complain about stores opening too early. And of course, we have to hate stores that make their employees work on Christmas.

But who’s really to …

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Globalism – Tim’s Two Cents #16

Tim's Two Cents on Globalism

This is episode 16 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week’s show is all about globalism. As the internet connected us all over the past few decades, it became much easier for us to empathize with complete strangers from around the world. Governments even started uniting to create more peaceful and fair interactions. Or so they say.

As always on TTC, Tim wants to look deeper. We’d …

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Moralism: Why You Should Hate Being “Good” – Tim’s Two Cents #15

Tim's Two Cents on Moralism

This is episode 15 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week’s show is about moralism. Moralism isn’t so much an -ism that people ascribe to themselves as a term oft used against people considered overly critical. With moralism, you basically get to put down anyone who does anything you don’t like. Then you can consider yourself better than everyone.

Is it good to be good? Who even …

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Them Robots Took R Jobs – Tim’s Two Cents #14

Tim's Two Cents #14

This is episode 14 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

Today’s show is all about Neo-Luddism. Our society is addicted to technology. So what’s to stop technological advancements from running wild to our the detriment? Can unfettered advancements in technology actually make us less free or even make humans obsolete? What happens when there’s no more work?

Tim will dive into all that and more in this episode …

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10,000 Malnourished Fists in the Air – Tim’s Two Cents #13

Socialism

This is episode 13 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is entirely for your benefit. Tim knows what you need better than you do, so he created this podcast out of the kindness of his heart. It’s an act of selfless service to you.

This week, Tim covers socialism.

A lot of Americans like to shit on socialism. Libertarians, in particular, love to wreck the …

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This Is for Liberty! – Tim’s Two Cents #12

Tim's Two Cents #12

This is episode 12 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is all about libertarianism. Most of the Western world purports to champion liberty. We worship free speech and promise that no one can EVER tread on us. But anyone who can recognize propaganda knows that most “liberty lovers” aren’t nearly as sincere as they claim. This week Tim will take on those acclaimed freedom champions, libertarians. …

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Patriotism: ‘Merica Fuck Yeah – Tim’s Two Cents #11

Tim's Two Cents #11

This is episode 11 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

Today’s podcast is all about patriotism. We all have fervent devotion to our country ingrained into us from childhood, especially at public schools. But how much can patriotism or its cousin, nationalism, actually benefit us?

Does pride in our geographic location have any merit in a time when the internet dispels most myths about the supposed virtues of …

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Optimism & Being Half Full of Yourself – Tim’s Two Cents #10

Tim's Two Cents #10

This is episode 10 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week, Tim’s all about optimism. Society as a whole seems to promote blind belief in oneself. Disney tells us our hearts are never wrong and we’ll always live happily ever after. But how much can unrealistic positivity really improve your life?

While disease and failure constantly surround us, some people choose to simply believe they will always …

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