September 4, 2019 Conflict Language Part 2 (Whose Authority Is It Anyway?)

Part 2 of our conflict series asks the important questions like, "Who has the authority over truth?" "Is science truth or just consensus?" "Where can I binge watch the classic 90's cartoon, Street Sharks?"

These and many more questions lie just down the wormhole...

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Produced by Zack Jackson
Music by Zack Jackson and Barton Willis

PS - Zack's audio did not record properly, so we had to use the backup recording which is why it sounds so bad compared to the others. 

Show Notes:

Street Sharks and the problem with history:
https://www.geek.com/tech/how-i-used-lies-about-a-cartoon-to-prove-history-is-meaningless-on-the-internet-1656188/

The definitive guide to the Denver Airport conspiracy:
https://www.denverpost.com/2016/10/31/definitive-guide-to-denver-international-airport-conspiracy-theories/

Hawaii Telescope Project, Long Disputed, Will Begin Construction:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/science/hawaii-telescope-tmt-mauna-kea.html

The Oven of Akhnai:
https://www.sefaria.org/Bava_Metzia.59b.1?ven=William_Davidson_Edition_-_English&lang=bi

Thomas Paine's Bordentown NJ house which is now a dentist:
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Note from Zack: After editing the past few episodes, I realized that I've mentioned Thomas Paine at least five or six thousand times. This is because I just finished a massive biography on him, and have had no one to process it with. I do apologize and will henceforth make every effort to diversify my 18th/19th century pop culture references in future episodes. I will leave you with this gem from the October 1783 edition of The Onion...

https://www.theonion.com/historical-archives-i-cannot-help-that-women-are-oft-a-1819584502