Category: Podcasts

Podcast: Common Sense Solutions to Life’s Biggest Problems

Have to get up and pee in the middle of the night? Not enough Texas Independence Day celebration? Behind on your coursework? The Knights of the Oblong Table have got you covered. In this podcast, we talk at length about how to solve problems big and small, coming to some surprisingly clear and somewhat helpful conclusions. I suggested Robert Greene’s 42 Laws of Power, erroneously. Robert Greene has in fact spoiled us with 48 Laws of Power, which you can and should purchase here. I will warn you, there are some mild profanities towards the end. This is a longer...

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Podcast: The Importance of Intention

St Bernard of Clairvaux wrote circa 1150 “L’enfer est plein de bonnes volontés ou désirs”. From this we have derived a more modern expression, widely used: “the road to hell is paved with good intentions” But is it the thought that counts? How important is intention? The Knights of the Oblong Table return to discuss the meaning of intention and its constituent parts. This will be based on poor recollection of legal intention from my first year criminal law module. From misremembering case law to drag queens and murdering noisome children on airplanes, this podcast has it all! The wise...

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Podcast: Can time travel and free will co-exist?

Inspired by my favourite new series: Netflix’s Dark; my flatmates and I discuss the possibility of free will if time travel exists. Major spoiler alert: do not listen past the 9 minute mark if you’re likely to watch Dark or haven’t got through all of it. Let me know what you think!...

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