Category Archives: The Virtual University

December 4, 2021

Argentina is the Next Venezuela and the West’s Future (Video)

Prof. Edward Dutton: The Jolly Heretic

November 13, 2021

Why the Housing Crisis Means Western Civilization Will Move to Poland (Video)

Prof. Edward Dutton: The Jolly Heretic

November 9, 2021

Dark Persuasion – The History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media (Video)

Joel Dimsdale discusses his latest book “Dark Persuasion: A History of Brainwashing from Pavlov to Social Media,” which traces the evolution of brainwashing from its beginnings in torture and religious conversion into the age of neuroscience and social media. Dimsdale is distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego.

November 6, 2021

Kant’s Moral Philosophy (Video)

Dr. Michael Sugrue earned his BA at the University of Chicago and PhD at Columbia University.

November 5, 2021

Is the Movie Idiocracy the Future? My Review (Video)

Prof. Edward Dutton: The Jolly Heretic

October 26, 2021

“Napoleon: Lessons for Today’s Leaders” – Andrew Roberts (Video)

Jan 20, 2016– The inaugural lecture of the School of Public Policy’s Wilburn Distinguished Lecture Series on Politics and Policy featured British historian and biographer Andrew Roberts. Roberts spoke about his most recent book Napoleon the Great (the American edition is titled Napoleon: A Life), which was awarded the 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best biography.

October 23, 2021

Why Most Millennials Will Die Bankrupt, Sick, Alone and Depressed (Video)

Prof. Edward Dutton: The Jolly Heretic

October 21, 2021

Lecture by Edward Dutton at ASBIRO University on the decline of intelligence (Video)

Why we’re becoming less intelligent and what it means for the future

October 18, 2021

We Need to Discuss the Difference Between ‘Community Guidelines’ and What Can Really Be Said (Video)

Dr Edward Dutton: The Jolly Heretic

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October 16, 2021

The Gulag: What We Know Now and Why It Matters (Video)

The Soviet Gulag system was established in 1918 after the Russian Revolution, expanded under Stalin across the 1930s and into the war years, and did not reach its height until the early 1950s. Some 18 million people passed through this system and an estimated 4.5 million did not survive it. We now understand far better what the Gulag was, how it evolved, what purposes it served, how many people lived and died within it. Yet what do we really remember of the camp system? What do Russians remember? And how does that memory, or the lack of it, affect Russian politics today?