In this episode, Iyad and Ahmed discuss the concept of futurism and its relation to our work, as well as optimism versus pessimism in the spheres of religion, politics and human rights activism.
00:30 - Futurism - tradition and modernity
05:50 - Pessimism in the Muslim community
08:45 - China's growth - birth rates, power and risk
15:10 - Genetic supremacy - Germanic germ theory
17:00 - Britain & colonialist nostalgia
19:00 - France & the nationalism of decline