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      2d36 – Another financial crash is coming! Run!


      At the time we recorded this debate stock markets approached record highs and most leading economies were roaring. Can we trust this or is the next bubble about to burst?


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      2d35 – Democracy is better than dictatorship!


      Societies differ in how they manufacture consent, where decisions are made and who has the power to change direction. Two main models to organize these questions seem to either concentrate power in the hands of few or alternatively empower the people being governed themselves. Even the ancient Greeks said that the best government possible would be the dictatorship of the wise. Yet we all know that there is only limited supply on truly wise leaders.


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      21m
       2018-01-16

      2d34 – Are Ivy League schools like Stanford or Harvard overrated?


      Ivy League schools depict themselves as promoting the high standard of education and academic accomplishment, but is this really true?


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      21m
       2018-01-05

      2d33 – Should twitter ban Trump?


      Twitter is Trump's channel of choice when it comes to direct communication with his voters. Arguable his tweets often are controversial and many of them are in violence to Twitter's own terms of service. So the question therefor is: Should twitter act and ban Trump from using its service or is it in fact right by keeping his account online?


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      19m
       2017-12-21

      2d32 – Stop fuzzing about fake news, it’s not a real thing anyway!


      Is fake news a real thing and is it worth fuzzing about? Today's debate has been in Dirk's editing backlog a while longer. Scaramucci was just announced as press secretary when it was recorded. Decide for yourself if things have changed since... Picture: CC0, Pixabay


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      24m
       2017-12-16

      2d32 – Stop fussing over fake news, it’s not a real thing anyway!


      Is fake news a real thing and is it worth fuzzing about? Today's debate has been in Dirk's editing backlog a while longer. Scaramucci was just announced as press secretary when it was recorded. Decide for yourself if things have changed since... Picture: CC0, Pixabay


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      24m
       2017-12-16

      Special: The Podcaster’s Life – Interview with Dirk


      Dirk was a guest at Alexander Laurin's The Podcaster's Life and talked about 2debate, his relationship with Sebastian and podcasting in general.  The Podcaster's Life Podcast: http://pca.st/5yv1 The Podcasterscoach - Alexander Laurin online: http://www.podcasterscoach.com



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      45m
       2017-12-14

      2d31 – Should Catalonia be independent?


      Catalonia's referendum for independence from Spain posts a series of problems and it starts with the core question: What weights heavier? The interest of the many or those of the few?


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      20m
       2017-12-11

      2d31 – Should Catalonia be independent?


      Catalonia's referendum for independence from Spain posts a series of problems and it starts with the core question: What weights heavier? The interest of the many or those of the few?


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      20m
       2017-12-08

      2d30 – Is eternal life desirable?


      Virtually every aspect of our lives is about avoiding death and billions are spent to find ways to extend it or maybe even turn us into immortals. But should we really desire that?


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      19m
       2017-12-05