Winning Slowly

There are plenty of podcasts that will tell you how the latest tech gadget or “innovation” will affect the tech landscape tomorrow, but there aren’t that many concerned with the potential impact of that tech in a decade—much less a century. In a culture obsessed with now, how can we make choices with a view for tomorrow, next year, and beyond? 25–35-minute episodes released the first and third Wednesdays of the month.


episode 3: 8.03: Phaedrus Examined

Should we even keep reading this book—with its criticisms of books?

Show Notes

We dig into our disagreements with and appreciations of Plato’s Phaedrus!

Other things mentioned on the show:

  • C. S. Lewis’ Introduction to Athanasius’ On the Incarnation
  • Marshall McLuhan
  • Ellul and Mumford
  • 2.02: Basketballs ≠ Pumpkins
  • Chat apps Slack and Twist

Next month’s book: The Postmodern Condition, Jean–François Lyotard

  • “Electric 1 (Part B)” by Elkhorn
  • “Winning Slowly Theme” by Chris Krycho.

Many thanks to the people who help us make this show possible by their financial support! This month’s sponsors:

  • Daniel Ellcey
  • Douglas Campos
  • Jake Grant
  • Marnix Klooster
  • Spencer Smith

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