Ep: 152 Why Can't We Talk To Each Other?

Public discourse seems to have gotten out of hand these days. Is it as bad as it's ever been? Historian Dan helps answer this questions. Jeff then chimes in with a discussion of Twitter, public vitriol, shrill rhetoric, journalism, postmodern thought, the linguistic turn, speech act theory, and analytic philosophy.
Thanks for being part of the conversation, or at least our humble attempt to do so without too many "um".