00:00 - Introduction
06:36 - Main Topic (The Death of Expertise)
In episode ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT Wade and Mike take a look at Tom Nichols’ book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters. Nichols makes the case that ignorance may be the biggest threat to a democratic republic. The guys largely agree with Nichols’ warning and add their own (non-expert) insight. Problems with journalism, higher education, technology, consumerism, and the general skepticism towards “elite experts” in our culture are all discussed. We hope you will enjoy listening to Let the Bird Fly’s take on this critically acclaimed book.
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“The Last One” by Jahzzar is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.
“Gib laut” by Dirk Becker is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.
“Whistling Down the Road” by Silent Partner.
“Not Drunk” by The Joy Drops is licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International License.