Horseshoe Theory & Extreme Dogmatism

Horeseshoe theory asserts that on any given spectrum (politics, religion, etc.), the closer you get to the end of the spectrum (the extremes) tend to resemble the opposite more than than others on the same side. I.e facism resembles communism more than say a moderate conservative.


In this episode we discuss the implications of this, how much truth there is (or isn’t) behind it, and touch briefly on morality, extremism and more! Listen to the episode then let us know what you think on instagram @sherwinbrothersshow or on

Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s book Antifragile was mentioned in this book for his quote, “at the national level I’m a libertarian, at the state level I’m a republican, at the city level I’m a democrat, and in my home I’m a socialist.”

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