How does privilege affect access?


Jim O'Shaughnessy discusses the impact of privilege through the example of having access to an extensive vinyl collection from his parents, which he connects with their privileged background of living in both America and England during their formative years. This anecdote highlights how privilege can influence access to cultural and educational resources, enriching a person's life and opportunities. Access to such resources is often a direct result of the socio-economic and geographic advantages of one's parents or family environment 1 .

Backwards Messages

Jim and Alex discuss the phenomenon of backwards messages in music and how it relates to philosophy. They also touch on the backgrounds of Pink Floyd and Nas, and recommend a book by David Mitchell.

Infinite Loops 2022

Ep.117 — Alex Danco—Where the Circle Begins, or Ends