Ep02-I Have A Prefrontal Cortex Therefore Magic-The Left Hemispheres Podcast Archive

Original Air Date: Sept. 8, 2012

Show Notes Episode 02

  1. GOP
    1. Republican National Convention
      1. A Troubling Chant on the Convention Floor—By Jack Hitt (Harper’s Magazine)
      2. GOP convention approves platform on banning abortions, gay marriage, transforming Medicare,
        1. full platform
      3. Marco Rubio: ‘Faith in Our Creator is the Most Important American Value of All’
      4. Paul Ryan
        1. Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words
    2. Racism
      1. Tim Wise » If It Walks Like a Duck and Talks Like a Duck: Racism, Bigotry and the Death of Respectable Conservatism
      2. ‘We’re not generating enough angry white guys’
    3. Women’s Rights
      1. ‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Now The Law In Arizona
      2. Paul Ryan’s ‘legitimate problem’
      3. Ryan + Akin Sitting in a tree…
    4. Rmoney
      1. Ann Romney Addresses the Common People
        1. “The Romneys ate off of an ironing board. They seem to think that’s what poverty feels like. Well, I went camping once. I’m pretty sure that wasn’t what homelessness feels like.”
          1. Jack: Larry Womack should get some kind of award for that line.
  2. Catholic Church
    1. Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, his final interview, and a damning critique that has rocked the Catholic Church
    2. Benedict Groeschel sympathises with child molesters, apologies.
    3. Vote for Jesus!
  3. Islam
    1. Pakistani mullah ‘planted charred texts’ on girl accused of blasphemy
    2. Atheists Ignore Islamophobia at their Peril

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