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By Two for Tea Podcast, Iona Italia, and Helen Pluckrose. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Tea for Two: A podcast about politics, culture and society and about how everyone is wrong except us. With Iona Italia, Helen Pluckrose and guests. Episode 1: Introduction to our podcast. 0:00. Our backgrounds and how we came to hold our current ideas of secularism & universal liberalism 10:27 A summary of my political views—Iona 14:00 Why we dislike the concept of privilege 19:07 Universal liberalism: strengths and shortcomings—Helen 23:31 The social justice left approach versus the universal liberal approach—Helen 26:00 Why I mostly critique the left—Iona 30:00 Free speech 34:08 Why I mostly critique the left—Helen 38:16 Charles Murray’s The Bell Curve—Iona; our views on Murray and race and IQ in general 45:00 Differences between men & women 47:10 James Damore’s memo 55:38 The importance of amicable disagreement 1:01 Cross-generational connections—Iona 1:04 Separating the people from the ideas 1:06 Anti-black/brown racism and anti-white racism; FGM & circumcision 1:12 Similarities and differences between Helen and me.