With his well-known idiosyncrasies and aphoristic style, Friedrich Nietzsche is always bracing and provocative, and temptingly easy to dip into. Michael Tanner's introduction to the philosopher's life and work examines the numerous ambiguities inherent in his writings and explodes many of the misconceptions that have grown in the hundred years since Nietzsche wrote "do not, above all, confound me with what I am not!"
"Not simple, but quite good"
Michael talks with operatic tenor Carl Tanner, who started his career as a truck driver and transitioned to being a bounty hunter before finally deciding to put down the guns and pursue his dream of singing on the biggest opera stages in the world.
In this in-depth interview show, Black takes listeners into the minds of some of today’s most fascinating celebrities and newsmakers to discuss the process of how they became, well, amazing.
This edition of CatoAudio features Michael Tanner on Cato's plan for Social Security reform; Scott Wallsten on Major League Baseball's raw deal for D.C. taxpayers; Pat Michaels on media exaggeration about global warming; Jennifer Zeigler on the components of effective welfare programs; columnist Deroy Murdock on simple lessons in persuasion; and The Economist's Robert Guest on the corruption that cripples Africa.
This edition of CatoAudio features Michael Tanner and Alan Reynolds on "reforming" Medicare; Jonathan Turley on government response to health epidemics; Reason magazine senior editor Jacob Sullum on the myths and realities of drug use; Colorado Gov. Bill Owens on Internet taxes; Federal Trade Commissioner Orson Swindle on canning e-mail spam; and Doug Bandow on demonizing the pharmaceutical industry.
This edition of CatoAudio features Ted Galen Carpenter and analyst Subodh Atal on states that sponsor terrorism; Gene Healy on civilian policing and a free society; Former Representative Bob Barr on the dangers of military law enforcement; The Wall Street Journal's John Fund on the challenges facing American education; Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan on the impact of F.A. Hayek's economics and philosophy; and Michael Tanner on Cato's "6.2 Percent Solution" for Social Security.