Description: Can true freedom of speech exist in a society obsessed with political correctness? Would the world be a frightening place if the predominant tendency in all social discourse revolved around being sensitive and politically correct? Does freedom of speech include the right to offend? Devdutt and Jerry argue that inadequate self-regulation in public discourse leads to greater dependence on external rulebooks, which stifles conversations and the free exchange of ideas.
The Myth and Culture podcast revisits ancient myths, once treated as irrelevant to modern life, and demonstrates their interconnectedness with contemporary culture, business, politics, and society. Join renowned mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik in conversation with Jerry Johnson, a writer & speaker on Western Philosophy, every fortnight, as they skillfully reframe the hot-button issues of our times to uncover the myths that drive our lives.