Feb 22 • 1HR 8M

516 - ROMA 53 (Wealth in Simplicity/Russia Invades Ukraine/How & When to Hurt Others)

 
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In this one, I discuss the totally cliche notion that happiness is to be found in simple pleasures (and bodily functions), the strange wisdom of Thai gender identity, the ramifications of the illusion that we can live without causing pain to other beings, my sense of what's really going on with Putin and Ukraine, and the idiocy of toilet paper.

Intro music: "Brightside of the Sun," by Basin and Range; "Mr. Man" and "4AM in Gharo," by Raapta.

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