With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.
Wildlife ecologist and communicator extraordinaire Rae Wynn-Grant visits Crazy Town to talk human-wildlife interactions, the social side of environmentalism, diversity and equity in the sciences, and ideas for young people (don’t worry if you’re older—the ideas apply to you, too).
September 20, 2023
A Species-level Taxonomic Treatment of the Phalse Prophets with Hypotheses on their Origin and Evolution
During periods of crisis people often cling to stories as a way to alleviate their anxieties. This taxonomic treatment of twelve species of Phalse Prophets describes the ideologies of faux saviors, so those wanting to face reality have the tools to detect when high IQ excrement is being flung in their direction.
Production and editing by Melody Travers. Communications and outreach by Clara Winter and Amy Buringrud.
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