SIO205: What Camus Can Still Teach Us

It’s time for a philosophy lesson with Jamie! She’s here to teach us about one of her faves, Albert Camus. We touch on absurdism, existentialism, nihilism, and more. Camus lived and wrote during the time of literal Nazis, so his work has a lot to tell us about our current time of arguably literal Nazis. Content note: there’s a brief discussion of hypothetical suicide. Here’s the essay that Jamie recommends reading if you want to get a taste of Camus’s writing.

After that, patrons get a bonus segment about a statement Elizabeth Warren made that people are saying is victim blaming Hillary for Trump’s bad behavior. Make sure you’re a patron so you can hear it!

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