Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk continue their discussion of San Francisco, talking in this episode about the Summer of Love, the spirit of the 60’s, the effects of music on culture, the influences that led to the rise in crime, and the Harvey Milk murder.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk continue exploring the history of cities in the US, this week discussing San Francisco. They talk about who settled it and how their influences continue, the city’s role in the rise of homosexuality in America, and how its cultural climate is a signpost for what happens when denial of family becomes the norm.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk continue discussing the Okies and the history of agriculture in California, the invention of agribusiness, what sets the Yankees apart from the rest of America and why immigrant groups are more interested in themselves than the general population, why intellectual causes always fracture, national vs global framing, the need for personal knowledge to change minds, and the migrant populations that work California farms.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk answer a couple of listener emails. They discuss the disconnect between hearing about California and living in what feels like an entirely different place, the history of Occupy Wall Street and who the One Percent are, the benefits of belonging to a distinct group, and why Ben Shapiro doesn’t understand Trump.