The Colonization of Intellectual Though: Seize the Moment Podcast

Podcast: The podcast Seize The Moment (FB-link), by Leon Garber and Alan Ulman, devotes its episode 21 (Sept 15, 2019) to an hour-long conversation with the global historian of ideas, Dag Herbjørnsrud – the founder of SGOKI.

The title of the episode is «The Colonization of Intellectual Thought«.

Info from the Seize the Moment podcast:

«On episode 21, we welcome philosopher Dag Herbjornsrud to learn about the exclusion of marginalized groups in the standard philosophical cannon, the African origins of Christian thought, and how one can become immortalized through their literature.

We’re taught that the history of philosophy is mainly comprised of white, male intellectuals, but modern-day philosophers are increasingly challenging that theory.

Dag Herbjornsrud is an historian and scholar of the history of intellectual thought, and he argues that women and ethnic groups around the world were major contributors to our present knowledge of the universe and human nature. On this episode, he recounts how that history was suppressed and colonized by powerful white men, and how we can regain our knowledge of our history’s hidden contributions and learn from their deep wisdom.»

Excerpts:

  • «Excluding women and people of color from philosophy»: 58 seconds, FB-link.
  • «The African origins of Christian belief»: 59 sec, FB-link.

About STM Podcast

Seize the Moment Podcast teaches its listeners how to grow and live more active and fulfilling lives. We discuss topics from psychology, personal development, neuroscience, and philosophy.

Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man’s soul.

Alen Ulman is a content creator and life long auto-didact. Alen manages the page Ego Ends Now.

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