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The Engineering Politics Podcast

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Engineering Politics is a source for conservative content used to forward and explain principles of conservatism. You do not need to be a conservative to find value with this content since I will be creating content for everyone to help them understand why conservatives believe what they believe.
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#52 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 14
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 14: Material Conditions and Ideal Ends’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:59:26
September 16, 2021
#51 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 12 & 13
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 12: The Socialist Roots of Naziism’ and ‘Chapter 13: The Totalitarians in Our Midst‘. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:09:43
September 10, 2021
#50 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 11
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 11: The End of Truth’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:37:36
August 25, 2021
#49 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Mid-Book Review
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode was originally livestreamed as a Live Thinkspot Event and was a mid-book review where we revisited the material from chapters 1 through 10. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:56:01
August 20, 2021
#48 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 10
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 10: Why the Worst Get on Top’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:39:17
August 9, 2021
#47 – The Cost of Education vs. The Cost of Indoctrination
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Deb Fillman from The Reason We Learn is back for another live conversation about the material cost of a real and proper education for children versus the societal cost of the constant indoctrination of children. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:55:38
August 6, 2021
#46 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 9
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 9: Security and Freedom’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:44:44
August 2, 2021
#45 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 8
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 8: Who, Whom?’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:41:34
July 26, 2021
#44 – The Boyce Are Back In Town
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I teamed up with Truman from Return To Reason to interview one of the most intelligent and influential creators in the space of culture and politics. Benjamin Boyce is an investigative journalist and cultural critic most known for his documentation of the Evergreen State College incident in 2017. Since then, Boyce has interviewed several important figures (like Bret Weinstein, James Lindsay, Abigail Shrier, and many more) to talk about some of the most challenging problems facing society today. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community and also consider becoming a member of the Return To Reason Locals Community and support Benjamin Boyce in Thinkspot and YouTube.
01:29:54
July 23, 2021
#43 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 7
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 7: Economic Control and Totalitarianism’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:57:36
July 19, 2021
#42 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 6
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 6: Planning and the Rule of Law’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:55:46
July 12, 2021
#41 – Teachers’ Unions Exposed
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Deb Fillman from The Reason We Learn is back for another live conversation about American Teachers’ Unions fully committing to racism and what we must do to defend against it. And we take live questions throughout the show. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:43:15
July 8, 2021
#40 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 5
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 5: Planning and Democracy’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:56:51
July 5, 2021
#39 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 3 & 4
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 3: Individualism and Collectivism’ and ‘Chapter 4: The “Inevitability” of Planning’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:41:42
June 28, 2021
#38 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Chapter 1 & 2
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers ‘Chapter 1: The Abandoned Road’ and ‘Chapter 2: The Great Utopia’. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:56:27
June 21, 2021
#37 – Revisiting The Road To Serfdom: Introduction
In this special episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a new video and podcast series titled ‘Revisiting The Road To Serfdom’ where we review F.A. Hayek’s classic work, The Road To Serfdom. This episode covers the introduction into the book and video/podcast series. This will be an ongoing series that covers the entire book. We put a ton of work into making this insightful and relevant, so we hope you enjoy watching/listening as much as we enjoyed reading and recording. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:30:51
June 14, 2021
#36 – Institutional Corruption
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Deb Fillman from The Reason We Learn is back for another live conversation about corruption and indoctrination in our institutions. And we take live questions throughout the show. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:47:43
June 11, 2021
#35 – Siege or Separation: The Institution Problem
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason is back for a live conversation, presented by Thinkspot, about the poor state of our institutions in America and whether or not they are worth saving and fighting for or if we should create alternatives while those institutions destroy themselves. And we take live questions throughout the show. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:08:08
June 8, 2021
#34 – The Hero Complex Problem in Education
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Deb Fillman from The Reason We Learn is back for another live conversation about failures in education, how we view teachers, and the intersection between education and politics. And we take live questions throughout the show. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:38:55
May 14, 2021
#33 - Engineering Reason
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Deb Fillman from The Reason We Learn and I have a live conversation about the state of education in America. How has it gotten so bad? And we take live questions throughout the show. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:08:09
April 28, 2021
#32 - Welcome To 2021
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about what is in store for us in 2021 including populist movements, the GameStop stock controversy, and what the Right does post-Trump. To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:51:16
February 3, 2021
#31 – The New Age Of Racism: Antiracism
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I talk about my critical review of Ibram X. Kendi’s book, How To Be An Antiracist. This is part of The New Age Of Racism series. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
37:09
November 28, 2020
#30 – Conservatism Vs Progressive Traditionalism
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, James from Commutation Construct returns to talk about a disagreement we have about how to properly define the political and cultural movement we are seeing on the Right today. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:16:55
November 16, 2020
#29 – Voting For Trump
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about why we both decided to vote for Trump for president in 2020 even though both of us did not vote for him in 2016. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:04:30
November 1, 2020
#28 – Seeing The World Through An Artist’s Eyes
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Vesper Stamper comes on the show to talk about how artists have a unique skillset for characterizing the world and the people in it. We also talk about her new book, A Cloud Of Outrageous Blue. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:45:06
October 14, 2020
#27 – Trump Gets COVID
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about the news of President Trump and the First Lady testing positive for COVID-19. We talk about the political and social implications as a result of this news. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:00:13
October 2, 2020
#26 – Slightly Sophisticated
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Kyle Ramos from the Slightly Sophisticated Podcast comes on to talk about the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the problems with the current-day Democrat and Republican parties. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:31:48
September 27, 2020
#25 – RIP Notorious RBG
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, how the Republicans will handle it, and how this may add to the division in the U.S. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:15:10
September 21, 2020
#24 – Banished To The Kids Table
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about what will happen the day after the election. We make no predictions on the results of the election itself, but we dive into the possibility of violent outbreaks and how we can stop it from happening. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:15:44
September 17, 2020
#23 – Moving From Blue To Red
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast,Eric Boyd from Internet In Real Life comes on to talk about a recent move he made from his home state of California to Texas. We talk about why he made the move and why it is a popular trend. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
42:43
September 15, 2020
#22 – Conversation with Return To Reason: Election Special
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns to talk about the 2020 election, the DNC and RNC conventions, the current state of our politics, and what message is convincing to undecided voters. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:47:23
September 8, 2020
#21 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Red Flags
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for another 2-part conversation on shifting hierarchies. This second and final part covers the red flags we should all look for in a corrupt hierarchy. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:46:48
August 26, 2020
#20 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Political Evolution
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for another 2-part conversation on shifting hierarchies. This first part covers the political evolution of the Left and Right. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:10:16
August 24, 2020
#19 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Identifying Corrupt Hierarchies
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for another 3-part conversation on hierarchies. This third part covers how to identify present corrupt hierarchies. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
45:28
August 13, 2020
#18 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Examples Of Corrupt Hierarchies
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for another 3-part conversation on hierarchies. This second part covers several past examples of what a corrupt hierarchy looks like. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:13:30
August 12, 2020
#17 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Why We Do This
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for another 3-part conversation on hierarchies. This first part covers why we feel the need to have this conversation in the first place. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:03:47
August 11, 2020
#16 - Conversation with Return To Reason: Hierarchical Inversion
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for our third conversation. We talk more about the hierarchy flip (inversion), what caused it, and when it happened. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
02:14:13
July 22, 2020
#15 - Conversation with Commutation Constructs: Linguistic Propaganda & Verbal Framing
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, James from Commutation Constructs comes on the podcast for our first conversation. We talk about the different ways language can be used to change perceived reality. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:09:19
July 19, 2020
#14 - When The Fat Gray Lady Sings
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast - Current Events Edition, I review the resignation letter Bari Weiss submitted when leaving The New York Times, and why her letter highlights the damaging effects of cancel culture. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
10:04
July 17, 2020
#13 - Divided We Stand: A War Of Thought
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain why our political divisiveness did not start with our politicians, and how we can solve issues related to meaning. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
19:04
June 29, 2020
#12 – Conversation with Return To Reason: The Overton Window
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, Truman from Return To Reason returns for our second conversation. We talk about the Overton Window, how it’s applied differently to different groups, and what the future of discourse looks like in America. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:50:54
June 12, 2020
#11 – Finding A Path Towards Justice
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast - Current Events Edition, I talk about the death of George Floyd and how we can avoid tragedies like this in the future. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
20:60
June 6, 2020
#10 – Conversation with Return To Reason: Government Job Description
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I have my first conversation podcast with Truman from Return To Reason. We talk about the scope of government, what government is good at, and what government is bad at. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website  To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
01:24:27
May 21, 2020
#9 - Ignoring The Culture: The Fatal Flaw Of Conservatism
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain why conservatives ignore the cultural influences on politics and how it will lead to their demise. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
13:36
May 11, 2020
#8 - Character-Driven Ideologies: The Superhighway To Hell
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain how character-driven ideologies are damaging to the political discourse and leads to more division and empty political talking points. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
21:18
May 11, 2020
#7 - Pandemic 2020: Pro-Life Versus The Economy
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast - Current Events Edition, I talk about a popular talking point that conflates restarting the economy and abortion. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
18:18
May 11, 2020
#6 - The Free Market Of Ideas
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain the fundamentals of the free market and how they apply to more than just managing money. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
16:33
May 11, 2020
#5 - Why Boys Shouldn't Cry
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain why we teach men and boys to repress their emotions. I go through the utilities and drawbacks of this behavior from an evolutionary and cultural standpoint. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
15:15
May 11, 2020
#4 - Pandemic 2020: What We Should Learn
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast - Current Events Edition, I debunk some of the narratives surrounding the coronavirus pandemic that are being used to score political points, spread misinformation, promote bad ideas. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
17:35
May 11, 2020
#3 - The False Virtue Of Tolerance
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I explain the concept of "tolerance" and how it is used, and misused, by the political Left and Right. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
15:46
May 11, 2020
#2 - Conservatism Defined
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I list out a few of the most important conservative principles, why they are defended, and the criticisms of them. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community
23:31
May 11, 2020
#1 - Welcome To Engineering Politics
In this episode of The Engineering Politics Podcast, I introduce the story behind the creation of the podcast, reasons why there is a need for Conservative thought for a diverse audience, and the expectations and standards the podcast will be held to. For more information, visit the Engineering Politics website To support this content, become a member of the Engineering Politics Locals Community 
09:27
May 11, 2020