/232/ Reading Club: Cold, Hard / Warm, Soft

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d9n5i-115d579 On Eva Illouz's Cold Intimacies: The Making of Emotional Capitalism How has the cold and hard world of bureaucratic, instrumental rationalism penetrated the intimate sphere of love and relationships? And how has open communication and emotional understanding been used…

Excerpt: /227/ Reading Club: All That Is Solid

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2yuve-1142f48 On modernity's contradictions.   In this month's Reading Club, we discuss the introduction to Marshall Berman's marvellous All That Is Solid Melts Into Air.   This is an excerpt. For the full episode, subscribe for $10/mo at patreon.com/bungacast  …

/225/ Wokeistan & Lebanonworld ft. Karl Sharro

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ybm2u-11314f8 On sectarianism & identitarianism. Karl Sharro (@KarlreMarks) is back on Bunga to talk to us about his essay "The Retreat from Universalism in the Middle East and the World". Lebanon has been used as a model for other Middle…

Excerpt: OK Bunger! The Problem of Generations, pt. 5

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cmz75-110e84a The fifth and final part of a series on generational consciousness and conflict. This is an excerpt. For the full episode, subscribe at patreon.com/bungacast In this episode, we examine the Millennials and Generation Z. Uniquely, generation war today seems…