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Confessions of a Black Conservative (Robert Wright & Glenn Loury)

Confessions of a Black Conservative (Robert Wright & Glenn Loury)


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0:00 Glenn’s very unvarnished memoir, Late Admissions: Confessions of a Black Conservative
9:48 Glenn’s unusual urban upbringing
18:36 Is Glenn’s sermon for black men hypocritical?
21:51 Glenn’s double life at Harvard
32:16 How it all came crashing down
44:15 Is Glenn’s book _too_ honest?
51:52 Heading to Overtime

Robert Wright (Nonzero, The Evolution of God, Why Buddhism Is True) and Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, Late Admissions). Recorded June 13, 2024.


Overtime titles:

0:00 The Psalm that may have saved Glenn’s life
5:50 Glenn’s final crack hit
8:28 Glenn’s path from conservative to progressive and back again
21:53 The difference between Glenn and Wilt Chamberlain
23:32 Why does Glenn have such low risk aversion?
32:43 The time Glenn made Coretta Scott King cry
37:55 Explaining all without excusing all

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