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The Fourth Turning [UN-IVERSITY]

"You need to happen to the weather. The weather doesn't need to happen to you." -Andrew The group discusses the Strauss-Howe Generational Theory from the 1997 book, The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy - What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny and the 2021 related book, Pendulum: How Past Generations Shape Our Present and Predict Our Future   School Sucks Project · The 4th Turning [UN-IVERSITY] Part of the Un-iversity Weekly Discussion Group Series An ongoing conversation about applying the lessons and practices of The Ideas Into Action Summit   to the chaos of the current world. BRAND NEW! Get Access to Our Discord Community, Our Full List of Clubs, and Invitations to Our Weekly ...

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[PODCAST] #480: Thaddeus Russell vs. Academic Conformism – Part Two – Does the Plot Thicken Or Is There Actually No Plot?

Historian and Professor Thaddeus Russell returns for a three-part discussion about problems in academia and the challenges facing this generation of college students. What's new? Thaddeus has launched the first phase of his Renegade University. 1. Thad's Thoughts On the Work of Jonathan Haidt and generation-based explanations: - Trigger warnings, moral dependency and the helicopter generation grown up - Is over-parenting a class phenomenon? - Media proliferation and the effect on parenting - Are today's hysterias worse that the hysterias of the past? - Information Overload - Helicopter parents are children of divorce? - Divorce and fear of abandonment - One reason why leftists hate families - Safety animals for college students - Thad's Good Dad/Bad Step-Dad Theory 2. New ...

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