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The Ben Wood Johnson Podcast

Welcome to the Ben Wood Johnson Podcast. This is a place to share thoughts and ideas about day-to-day philosophy. The views echoed in the posts featured here are genuine. They are intellectually crafted to incite debates. These views are authentic. They are the gist of the philosophy espoused by Dr. Johnson.

Aug 31, 2018

This Podcast continues our previous discussion about the role of technology in human survival. (Previously published on May 29, 2018)

Aug 31, 2018

This Podcast discusses the notion of freedom. But it does so from a Sartrean perspective. The focus is on the concept of “Bad Faith.” In this installment, I examine the degree to which the being is able to reconcile the self in relation to the self and others.

Aug 31, 2018

This podcast is the second installment of a series of recordings about rights. This particular segment discusses the notion of universality in rights. The argument here is that there is no universality in the notion of rights.

Aug 29, 2018

This Podcast is a bit personal. But it is not a repudiation of any person in particular. It is not a repudiation of a country. Dr. Johnson talks about the effects of racism in society. Dr. Johnson delineates the nature of racism.

Aug 24, 2018

Are men rational beings? This is an interesting question. It is also a question, which most people would answer in the affirmative. In this Podcast, however, I beg to differ. When we speak of rationality, what do we mean? The term rationality implies a certain logic or reason in the way men are in their world.