(Un)cultured Hypothesis

(Un)cultured Hypothesis

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The (Un)cultured Hypothesis is a show about the things in culture and society you’ve always wondered about but have never really figured out. Your hosts Jacob Sundberg and Johannes Koch hypothesize, entertain and enlighten you about a wide variety of t?


On Swedish Racism
Sep 24, 2018 • 26 min
Are Swedes racist? Yes - especially the antiracists.
On Values and Game Theory
Sep 10, 2018 • 26 min
Have we run amok chasing short-term gain over long-term vision?
Jordan Peterson and the Bigger Picture
Aug 27, 2018 • 36 min
Are we too specialised? We could all need to zoom out intellectually - like Jordan B Peterson - lest we get lost in detail.
Long Live the Underdog
Aug 13, 2018 • 31 min
The underdog is an inevitable and necessary poking stick to the established order.
The Abolition of Man
Jul 29, 2018 • 33 min
Does the automation of everything sacrifice human interaction at the altar of efficiency?
Multitasking is a Farce
Jul 16, 2018 • 31 min
Multitasking doesn’t really exist - but will probably kill us all
Existential Anxiety and Food
Jul 1, 2018 • 21 min
Is the boom of dietary trends an expression of existential anxiety?
The Slaves of Time
Jun 17, 2018 • 24 min
Are we slaves to punctuality in the West and what does it do to relationships?
A Critique of Pure Reason
Jun 3, 2018 • 27 min
Should rationality be our highest ideal or are there aspects of life where rationality is not sufficient?
Repressed and Naked
May 20, 2018 • 21 min
Are repressed societies more likely to produce nudist beach goers?
The illusion of justice - with special guest Aron Flam
May 7, 2018 • 59 min
Gender madness in Sweden: Comedian Aron Flam joins the show and comes up with his own (un)cultured hypothesis about the Swedish obsession with “millimeter justice”.
The German recycling obsession
Apr 23, 2018 • 28 min
The new religion of recycling is a German obsession - but also an act of humanism
Swedish weather is a heroin addict
Apr 7, 2018 • 29 min
Does the unpredictable Swedish weather have anything to do with the Swedes’ trend sensitivity?
Du & Sie, You & You
Mar 26, 2018 • 28 min
Germans use the formal “Sie” and the informal “Du” to describe someone but is the latter slowly eroding the former and what does this mean for Europe?
Instant Gratification
Mar 12, 2018 • 34 min
Are we sacrificing our future by constantly seeking immediate gratification on our smartphones?
Humor Unraveled
Feb 26, 2018 • 29 min
The German psyche may lack the concept of randomness, a central ingredient to being funny
Abolition of the Past
Feb 12, 2018 • 31 min
Will Sweden rid itself of potentially obsolete and dangerous ideas by abolishing the past?
Intro
Feb 3, 2018 • 14 min
How Jacob and Johannes come up with the ludicrous concept of the (un)cultured hypothesis and other secrets about who they are.
Passive-Aggressive
Feb 3, 2018 • 25 min
Do Germans avoid confrontation with tiny passive-aggressive acts to keep psychotic tendencies at bay and maintain order in an otherwise chaotic world?
The Royalty Complex
Feb 3, 2018 • 22 min
Why do Swedes call their children “prince” and “princess”?