Episode 1 | Absurd Reasoning & The Homeless Marketplace

August 20th, 2018 · 57 mins 12 secs

About this Episode

The Jacksway Collective

In the pilot episode of The Jacksway Collective podcast, ex-roommates Oliver and Jhana put their humanities degrees to the test as they attempt to break down the first half of Albert Camus's The Myth of Sisyphus.

Listen as these two wrestle with the concept of absurdity inherent in existence and how to deal with that fact. What does it mean to face the absurd? Ought we commit suicide? Do Jhana and Oliver know anything about ANY of the other philosophers mentioned in this piece? (hint: no).

In the introductory segment, the duo analyze the economic marketplace of the homeless. Are machiavellian homeless people who play a more active role in interacting with their donors more deserving of money? The two debate which methods are seen as acceptable solicitation.

Listen to The Jacksway Collective talk philosophy or fiction every week. A podcast where 20-somethings have in-depth, academic(ish), discussions about whatever the hell they want.

Note from the creators: please hang in there as the sound quality DOES get better! We're working on our workflows and things are improving every day. This was the first attempt ever at a podcast. Rome wasn't built in a day, nor was this.

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Resources: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/91950.The_Myth_of_Sisyphus?ac=1&from_search=true


Intro Music: Sro - Bring Back

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