transforms your life, by giving you autonomy and the freedom of the
individual. Since it spread during the Enlightenment, rational
thinking has also transformed society and created the modern world.
Yet many influential philosophers explicitly rejected rational
thinking, because they understood where it would lead and did not
like what they saw. This episode is about anti-rational ideas. I
cover how these ideas emerged as a reaction to the Enlightenment,
and why such anti-rational ideas are so popular today among