Roger describes his many dealings with the city, including tearing up his street.
How to be a man, or any kind of person, what skills do we need?
Why kids make us think of the future, the spread of humanity, rebooting your body, do we want clones?
How retirement is changing, movement of people in history, mutability of history, argument vs. debate.
We talk about what has actually been accomplished by the US government in the first year.
Can you avoid the news? How’s the President doing? Economic confidence. Retirement.
Politics, from Catalonia to New Zealand and China and beyond. Also housing.
Tom tries to explain white people to Roger.
Houston hurricanes, Do we need aliens to bring us together? Why we localize tragedies.
Talking about what to talk about, the inability to have rational discussions, blurring of demography and geography, the psychology of uncertainty, will automation disrupt jobs.