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SOCIAL MEDIA CENSORSHIP AND BIG TECH In the first hour, Richard welcomes the co-founder of an alternative social media platform to discuss social media censorship and the power and impact of big tech companies, the critical nature of privacy and end-to-end encrypted communications, as well as the importance of the deradicalization of the internet and how free discourse rather than censorship is empirically proven to combat polarization. https://minds.com/ https://www.minds.com/ottman/ Guest: Bill Ottman is the CEO of Minds, a leading alternative social network with over 5M users. They are building an open-source and decentralized app that shares revenue and crypto with the community. Bill himself is extremely passionate about addressing privacy concerns surrounding big tech platforms. Bill is extremely passionate about free speech, censorship, etc. He is also knowledgeable in UFO history, conspiracies, psychedelics, freedom, art, and satire. THE MYSTERY OF INGERSOLL LOCKWOOD In the second half, Richard welcomes two writers/researchers who delve into the life of prophetic author Ingersoll Lockwood, whose books were written before the turn of the 20th Century, but both contain eerie similarities with modern day political events. ?https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5... Guests: Todd Wodd and Walter Bosley are authors of The Mystery of Ingersoll Lockwood Vol. 1 The Lost Future Series; and The Curious Case of Margaretta Todd Vol. 2 The Lost Future Series. Listen live every Sunday at 11pm on Zoomer Radio