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Ep.39 – Tyranny. Freedom. Rebellion.

In Our Post-Disease World, How Will Our Workplaces Change? What Tyrannical, Surveillance Monitoring Will The Serfs Be Subjected To? Will You Have A Choice? Are The Trapped Getting Restless? Are TPTB Losing The Plot? Is This Minority Report? Are We Living In A Gordon Freeman Dystopia? Questions Ensue.

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Closing Music: Ice Demon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3897-ice-demon License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Works Cited:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/lockdown-reopen-office-coronavirus-privacy-11588689725 https://www.forbes.com/sites/marisagarcia/2020/05/05/airlines-warn-of-54-higher-fares-with-social-distancing-argue-likelihood-of-transmission-in-flight-is-low/#152dc675696e

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-cameras-idUSKBN22B1AL

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/robot-reminds-visitors-about-safe-distancing-measures-in-bishan-ang-mo-kio-park

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Ep.38 – The System And The Soul

Angel & Jake explore how The System has contorted not only our minds, but our souls... As we allow Jobs, Politics and Science to rule our Lives, we become separated from our Souls. How do we Opt-Out and not allow these ideologies to corrupt us? Jake recommends meditation and locating your soul. Also, Jake talks about his personal philosophy regarding Reincarnation, The Soul and escaping planet Earth upon Death...

Topics Discussed: The System, Political Ideologies, Dreams, Death, Spiritual Experiences, Meditation, Reincarnation, The Human Soul, The Universe...

Guided Meditation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1wzViA9vDc&feature=youtu.be

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Angel's Closing Monologue Music: Dewdrop Fantasy by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3645-dewdrop-fantasy License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Ep.37 – The Virus, The Experts And The Social Experiment

Over The Last Few Weeks, As The Covid19 Outbreak Has Expanded, Our Social Media Experts, All Those Twitter Blue-Check-Marks, Have Been Retweeting, Ranting & Raving With Each Other, Blue Collar Schmucks And Even Bots.

They've Created Their Own Universe Of Mis-Information In Pursuit Of Burnishing Their Halos & Credentials.

Also, We Dive Into The Social Aspects Of The Covid19 Outbreak: #MeToo Movement/Social Distancing Effects On The Human Heart & Mind, The Surveillance State, Universal Basic Income, Climate Change, The Obliterated Job Market, The Future Of Work, Essential Work & Workers, Corporate Consolidation, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Your Vaccine Microchip And The Internet Of Things.

A Snarky, Sarcastic, Conspiratorial, Brutally Honest, And At Times, LOUD Conversation Ensues.

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Works Cited:

https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/1240311248866004997

https://nypost.com/2020/03/19/amazon-looking-to-buy-four-fairway-stores/

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/spl/pennsylvania-new-jersey-unemployment-surge-coronavirus-20200319.html

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-17/wall-street-s-new-virtual-workplace-may-far-outlast-the-virus

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/03/20/before-the-coronavirus-telework-was-an-optional-benefit-mostly-for-the-affluent-few/?utm_source=pew+research+center&utm_campaign=9326b276aa-email_campaign_2020_03_20_01_03&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3e953b9b70-9326b276aa-400757261

https://www.scmp.com/tech/e-commerce/article/3051597/chinas-e-commerce-giants-deploy-robots-deliver-orders-amid

https://roboticsandautomationnews.com/2020/02/22/china-buys-danish-robots-to-fight-coronavirus/30315/

https://onezero.medium.com/coronavirus-is-speeding-up-the-amazonification-of-the-planet-21cb20d16372

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/world/middleeast/israel-coronavirus-cellphone-tracking.html

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-8131363/Apps-alert-users-children-cross-paths-people-infected-coronavirus.html

https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/1239267152546467843?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1239267152546467843&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.zerohedge.com%2Ftechnology%2Fspanish-police-are-using-drones-yell-those-disobeying-quarantine

https://www.thelocal.dk/20200313/denmark-passes-far-reaching-emergency-coronavirus-law

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/bill-gates-addresses-coronavirus-fears-and-hopes-in-ama/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

https://id2020.org/faq

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A Preview Of The Upcoming Episode 37

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In EP37, We Discuss How The Blue Check-Mark Expert Class Has Distorted The Information Pipeline For Those Seeking Rational, Definitive News & Analysis For The Covid19 Pandemic... Also, We Will Discuss How American Society Will Change In The Aftermath Of The Pandemic.

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Ep.36 – Fear, Viruses And Beauty

NEW UPLOAD/FIXED EPISODE

Angel And Jake Have A More Causal Episode This Week... Jake Confesses He Had A Minor Panic Attack Investigating The Facts, Conspiracies & Economic Factors Surrounding The Novel Coronavirus. What Happens? A Sometimes Angry, Rational, Humorous And Satirical Discussion Ensues Encompassing All The Aspects Of The Coronavirus. Also, How Do We Step Away From The Fear, "Unplug From The Matrix" And Reconnect With The Beauty Of Nature & Our Childhood?

Topics Discussed:

Novel Coronavirus, MERS, SARS, 9/11, 2008 Economic Collapse, Austrian Economics, Summer of 2019 China & Hong Kong Protests, Jamie Dimon, Capitalism, Austrian Economics, Conspiracy Theory, Alex Jones, Global Supply Chains, American Politics, Trump, Fear Mongering, Wilbur Ross, American Industry, Main Stream Media, Nature, Childhood, Unplugging From The Matrix...

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Segue Music: Crinoline Dreams by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3560-crinoline-dreams License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Angel's Closing Monologue Music: Shades of Spring by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4342-shades-of-spring License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Works Cited:

https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-china-blog-48904350

https://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2020/02/the-ultimate-cornavirus-worst-case.html

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Ep.35 – The Great Age Of Bullsxxt & Angel's Monologue For Life

Angel, From The 3emptypints Podcast & Previous EP's Of The Weekly Cynic, Joins Me For This Episode.

Generation YouTube Has Us Believe That The World Has Never Experienced Dead Athletes, Political Ideologues & Corrupt Presidents...

Yeah, We Have.

And, GenX Definitely Remembers.

Oh, Guess What? It's All The Same Repackaged, Recycled & Rebrand BS...

Also, In This Episode, Angel's Monologue For Life.

Topics Discussed: 1990s Politics, The Christian Coalition, Moral Majority, Newt Gingrich, Contract For America, Donald Trump, Middle East Politics, Religious Fanatics, American Life, Personal Philosophy, Immigration...

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Angel's Monologue Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Backbay Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Works Cited: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_with_America

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Stay Cynical, My Friends

Taking A Break... A Hiatus... But, Stay Subscribed Because You May Hear My Voice. And, Other People's Voices From Time To Time, Too... Oh, Long Live 3emptypints!

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Ep.34 – All The Happy News

Bummed Out By All The Doom And Gloom Of Climate Change? Want Some Glorious, Sun Radiating Happiness In Your Life? Well, How 'Bout Some Happy News!?

I Selected Two Recent New Articles--And A Third From The Future--To Brighten Your Days!

These News Articles Are About Toddler YouTubers, Dead Grandmothers Brought Back To Life And A Happy GenX'er!

It Doesn't Get Anymore HappyHappyJOYJOY!

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Works Cited: All "News Articles" Are Works Of Fiction By JM Fisher/The Weekly Cynic

Music In This Episode By Order Of Use: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Daily Beetle" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Rainbows" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Porch Swing Days - faster" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Ep.33 – The Premier League, VAR & The NHL

VAR--Video Assistant Referee--Has Been Introduced Into English Sports. Yes, It's Being "Americanized." What Does That Mean? More Money And The Concentration Of Power... Everything That Makes English Soccer/Football Unique, Will Be Stripped Away For Fan Friendly Entertainment. And, What About Trading Cards?

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circus: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Circus Waltz" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

football chant: https://freesound.org/s/196284/

french song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Le Baguette" by Alexander Nakarada (https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

footy chant2: https://freesound.org/s/234903/

heavyrock song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Heavy Trailer 6" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

happyupbeatsong: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Total Happy Up And Sunny" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

hockey sound effects: https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/172616/

old music tune: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Plucky Daisy" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

villainous song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Villainous Treachery" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

popelectironic: https://freesound.org/s/199643/

popsong: Music from https://filmmusic.io "True Love" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

https://www.90min.com/posts/6441250-fifa-exploring-option-of-replacing-linesmen-with-robots

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Ep.32 – Beto And Human Power

A New Direction For The Podcast...

In This EP, A Philosophical, Satirical Political Soundscape Of Beto O'Rourke And The Dynamics Of Human Power.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/31/us/politics/beto-orourke-dreams-of-one-texas-ted-cruz-sees-another-clearly.html

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Arroz Con Pollo" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Galway" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

dreamy guitar loop https://freesound.org/people/mareproduction/sounds/426354/

female pleasure sound https://freesound.org/people/launemax/sounds/249947/

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Metalmania" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

hallelujah https://freesound.org/people/magixmusic/sounds/187470/

reform soundwave https://freesound.org/s/204361/

blahblahblah https://freesound.org/s/165539/

angry mob loop https://freesound.org/s/204361/

zombie sounds http://soundbible.com/1833-Zombie-Horde.html

marching sound https://freesound.org/people/stib/sounds/240732/

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