We talk to philosopher and classics expert, Dr. Rick Benitez, about how Socrates can help us survive fake news and rethink social media.
Power relations are exploding in complexity. The new interaction of powers in all directions, dominant and resistant, down into the capillaries of society, can be seen as hyper amplifications of what Foucault exposed some 50 years ago. So in this hyperconnected age of mass surveillance, who's got the power?
How did a psychologist who worked with pigeons make it to prime time animated TV? And if he were alive today, would the big daddy of behaviorism be Mark Zuckerberg's biggest fan?