Progress, Petroleum, and the Future with Brad Harris

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 23 August 2021 | 0h 52m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Brad Harris discussing the story of the industrial revolution and how petroleum has been important for the development of humanity.

Brad Harris used to publish one of my favourite podcasts, Context with Brad Harris, which considered the historical forces behind humanity’s progress.


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Misha Saul – Marriage, Religion and the Domestication of Men

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 6 February 2023 | 0h 46m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Misha Saul about essays from Kvetch, his Substack. Discusses geographic determinism and inevitability, finding alpha. retrofitted narratives and how they work, the domestication of men, the importance of symbolic ceremonial traditional things, the importance of knowing the Jewish tradition, and more.

I recommended subscribing to Kvetch.


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Lars Doucet – Land Is A Big Deal

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 15 October 2022 | 0h 29m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Lars Doucet about his book Land is a Big Deal. Backgrounds that real estate is the largest asset class and that land appreciation is the biggest driver of real estate prices. Argues that bad land policy is the root cause of the housing crisis and many other problems. Advocates for taxing the appreciation of land value.

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Sam Bowman – The Housing Theory of Everything

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 5 September 2022 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Sam Bowman, about his article The Housing Theory of Everything. Discusses the housing theory of everything, the slowdown in science and technology, the long-term economic future of the UK, and more.

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Stephen Hoskins – Land and Liberty to Build

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 10 October 2022 | 1h 24m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Stephen Hoskins about his article Land and Liberty to Build: On Georgism and YIMBYism. Discusses the relationship between zoning and land value, arguing for an alliance of Georgism and YIMBYism to address rising housing costs and economic inequality. (Georgism is the notion of taxing the appreciation in land value.)

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Paul Schmelzing on the 800 Year Decline in Interest Rates

Narratives w/Will Jarvis | 18 April 2022 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Paul Schmelzing discussing his research on the 800-year decline in interest rates and the history of banking crises.

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