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The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

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The Seen and the Unseen, hosted by Amit Varma, features longform conversations that aim to give deep insights into the subjects being discussed. Timeless and bingeworthy.


Ep 200: The Hunter Becomes the Hunted

The tables are turned in episode 200 of The Seen and the Unseen. Host Amit Varma is in the firing line, replying to questions from 22 of his past guests and fans as Shruti Rajagopalan plays proctor. They talk about poker, podcasting, politics, policy and the personal.  Show Notes 1. Select episodes of The Seen and the Unseen featuring Shruti Rajagopalan (12345), Manu Pillai (98127156), VK KarthikaRajat UbhaykarChinmay Tumbe, Prem Panicker (4146), Joy BhattacharjyaAkshaya MukulIra MukhotyParvati SharmaManimugdha SharmaSupriya GandhiHarsha BhogleKarthik Muralidharan, Srinath Raghavan (12345), Pranay Kotasthane (12), Hamsini Hariharan (1234), Russ RobertsArvind Subramanian, Ram Guha (123), Pratap Bhanu MehtaNarayani BasuAmardeep SinghAakar PatelRahul VermaAshok MalikBarun Mitra+Kumar AnandMatt RidleyNeelesh MisraPuja Mehra, Rajeswari Sengupta (12), Aanchal Malhotra, Alex Tabarrok (123), Madhavi Menon and Mohit Satyanand (1234) 2. A Godless Congregation -- Amit Varma. 3. Agarkar’s Donkeys: A Meditation on God -- Amit Varma. 4. Luck is All Around -- Amit Varma. 5. Why I Loved and Left Poker -- Amit Varma. 6. The archives of Amit Varma's poker column for the Economic TimesRange Rover. 7. Selected works by George Orwell: Essays1984Animal Farm. 8. Selected Works by Frédéric Bastiat: The LawThat Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen. 9. A World of Stopped Watches — Amit Varma. 10. A Picture of Hell, and No Kerosene -- Amit Varma. 11. ये लिबरल आख़िर है कौन? -- Episode 37 of Puliyabaazi, featuring Amit Varma discussing Friedrich Hayek. 12. Facts Don’t Matter. Stories Do -- Amit Varma. 13. Every Act of Government Is an Act of Violence -- Amit Varma. 14. We Are Fighting Two Disasters: Covid-19 and the Indian State -- Amit Varma. 15. The Blank Slate -- Steven Pinker. 16. Almost Invisible -- Mark Strand. 17. The Power Broker -- Robert Caro. 18. The Lord of the Rings -- JRR Tolkien. 19. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time -- Mark Haddon. 20. What Is It Like to Be a Bat? -- Thomas Nagel. 21. Economics in One Lesson -- Henry Hazlitt. 22. Haal-Chaal Theek Thaak Hai -- Subrat and Pavan. 23. The Road to Serfdom -- Friedrich Hayek. 24. The Intellectuals and Socialism -- Friedrich Hayek. Also check out Amit Varma being interviewed on libertarianismpublic choice theory, the math of sportsIPL & T20 cricket, and assorted subjects. You can now buy Seen/Unseen swag. And a four-volume anthology is on the way. And ah, registrations are now open for Amit's online courses, The Art of Clear Writing and The Art of Podcasting.

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