In this episode of The Metaphysicist, the Metaphysicist’s Vicereign of the Internet, and the Devil’s Advocate, the Metaphysicist discusses non-trivialist relativism and whether society should require parenting licenses, defends (certain types of) colonization, and argues nobly in favor of eugenics. He also talks about the greatest airplane ever, the Anglo-French Concorde, and asseverates why abortion is evil. Most importantly, he answers the question What’s the deal with George Washington and the rakes?

Abgail Lenhard comments on an essay entitled “Privileged” by Kyle Korver, shooting guard for the Utah Jazz. Korver explains, “What I’m realizing is, no matter how passionately I commit to being an ally, and no matter how unwavering my support is for NBA and WNBA players of color….. I’m still in this conversation from the privileged perspective of opting in to it.”

 In this episode of The Metaphysicist, the Metaphysicist’s Vicereign of the Internet, and the Devil’s Advocate, The Metaphysicist addresses such topics as the relationship between neurochemistry and morality, why the picture of a black hole is not completely black, how we know that the moon landing happened, and why birds are not government surveillance instruments. He also explains why windmills (more properly called pinwheels) are terrible, discusses the symbolic significance of artificial light and his cowboy hat, and demolishes proponents of the singular they.