Tim’s Two Cents

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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Despotism and Autocracy – Tim’s Two Cents #9

Tim's Two Cents #9

This is episode 9 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week's show is all about despotism. Most of us in the modern world assume autocratic rule by one person is something completely negative. But are there some redeeming features to this strongman type of rule?

In a world where aggression and compulsory governance are currently unavoidable, is a dictator truly the worst kind of leader? Could it …

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Nut Up or Shut Up (Stoicism) – Tim’s Two Cents #8

Stoicism

This is episode 8 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week's show is all about Stoicism, an age old philosophy passed down from the Greeks. If it's that old it must be right, right?

Stoics are called to develop a knowledge of the world to gain inner peace and peace with the universe. Those are certainly some lofty ideas, but how well do these ancient tenets hold …

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Hedonism and the Little Devils – Tim’s Two Cents #7

Tim's Two Cents #7

This is episode 7 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is about hedonism. Sounds great doesn't it? It will be, at least until it isn't.

The desire for instant gratification lives in all our hearts. But is it okay to let our own hedonistic devils out for a little play? Most people wouldn't affirm their stance as hedonists, but aren't our day to day lives spent …

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What’s the Matter With Nothing Mattering? – Tim’s Two Cents #6

Nihilism

This is episode 6 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode doesn't really matter. It's all about nihilism so why would you even listen?

Okay, but seriously. Nihilism is now an ingrained part of almost all popular culture. Many creatives espouse the idea that nothing truly matters and no one can claim to have figured out a concrete moral system. But when it comes down to …

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TRADITION!(alism) – Tim’s Two Cents #5

Tim's Two Cents #5

This is episode 5 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

One this episode, Tim talks about traditionalism.

We all look back to the past for wisdom, but do we sometimes go too far with how much weight we give to these ideas? Is something proven to work just because it has worked in the past? Is tradition something that we should strive to keep or should we …

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The Six Cents and Centrism – Tim’s Two Cents #4

Tim's Two Cents Podcast #4

This is episode 4 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

This week your host is joined by two other expert armchair philosophers. Together, they'll discuss centrism and how it can be both good and bad for individuals and societies.

What makes centrism such an attractive idea to many while also repugnant and morally bankrupt to others? Is anyone truly a centrist? Are designated hitters ruining our nations …

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Determinism, Predestination, Free Will, & Preforeordestination – Tim’s Two Cents #3

Predestination & Free Will

This is episode 3 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

Its another Monday and Tim is here to give you thoughts how to navigate the various approaches to how the world works. This week, he decided (completely under his own free will) to discuss the ideas of determinism, free will, and if we really have a say in how our lives turn out.

Is everyone responsible for …

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