142 minutes | Aug 30th 2020

Critical Theory vs. Reason: With Obaid Omer

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📼 Watch the video version of this conversation: https://www.patreon.com/posts/critical-theory-40286428  💝 Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SJME  💕 You can also support us on PayPal: http://bit.ly/2SMC9nB  🔔 Don’t forget to Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/34BjyUy  🎧 Listen to this podcast on your favourite podcast app: https://bit.ly/3htTiis  Critical Theory has been implicated recently in everything from the "woke" phenomenon prevalent on the far left to cancel culture. Obaid Omer has studied it extensively and joins us to make the case that it poses a serious threat to liberalism and reason. All three of us agreed that the anti-reason dogmatism inherent in these ideas are toxic to open discourse. But we disagreed (heatedly) on how enduring it will be, or if it is a bigger threat than the rise of the far-right. Check it out and share your thoughts. Check out Secular Jihadists on - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SecularJihadists/  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/SecularJihadist/  - Website: https://www.secularjihadists.com/ Obaid Omer on Twitter: @ObaidOmer "Cynical Theories" by Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay: https://www.amazon.com/Cynical-Theories-Scholarship-Everything-Identity_and/dp/1634312023 
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