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Mar 18, 2021

In the second episode of this two-part series, Scott and Karl finish discussing The New World Order by H.G. Wells.

Scott says, "There are people that write things that I don't agree with but they hang together and they are internally consistent. Wells is really not."

The duo believes there are a huge number of people in...

Mar 11, 2021

In the first episode of this two-part series, Scott and Karl begin discussing The New World Order by H.G. Wells. 

Published in January 1940, Wells’s motivation for writing The New World Order was based upon the outbreak of World War II. He proposes a framework of international functionalism that he believes could...

Mar 4, 2021

This week, Scott and Karl read Going Postal by British writer Terry Pratchett, the 33rd book in his Discworld series. 

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Going Postal is the first book featuring the character Moist von Lipwig. 

Moist is a con artist and a fraud and a man faced with a life choice: be...