A podcast where Mike Williams and Nathan Jacobs stumble over the ideas that cause them trouble, challenging wrongness wherever it lives, especially in themselves. Such stumblings include language, theology, economics, and personal relationships.
Episode | August 24th, 2017 | 4 mins 28 secs
Nathan sometimes has difficulty returning calls. In this episode, he tries thinking about what he's thinking in addition to talking about what he is saying.
Episode | August 1st, 2017 | 5 mins 33 secs
avoidance, expat, international, language, wrong
Mike tries to call Nathan back, but ends up leaving a message. He needs some advice on how to avoid avoidance, especially in situations where there’s a language barrier.
Episode | July 21st, 2017 | 6 mins 56 secs
carelessness, sorry i missed you
Scheduling has presented a problem, so Nathan leaves a message for Mike briefly discussing how he has been wrong about carefulness this past week.
Episode | June 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
philosophy, racism, sociology
Mike and Nathan follow up on comments from Episode 1 The Whitest of White Privilege. The discussion includes admiration for listeners who have adopted children, general frustrations with sociology, and a challenge to break down divisions in our personal lives.
Episode | May 29th, 2017 | 54 mins 54 secs
coase, economics, externalities, fairness
Nathan has been struggling with two to incorporate ideas from economics into his understanding a fairness. How much should the consequences matter when deciding what is just? What are the appropriate property rights for individuals and for groups? How many cheap philosophical terms can Nathan and Mike throw in?
Episode | May 17th, 2017 | 58 mins 1 sec
philosophy, privilege, racism, sociology
In this premiere episode of Not As Wrong, Mike brings up a concept to Nathan that he's struggling with as a white person. That topic: White Privilege. What are the right and wrong ways to think about it? What are the challenges for both sides of the argument? And how can all of us, regardless of race, be not as wrong?
Episode | May 3rd, 2017 | 2 mins 52 secs
Mike and Nathan get things started in this short preview of why they want to be Not As Wrong. Episode one is will be released May 17, 2017.