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052 Raymond Wiley | The Importance of Honesty in History

By Harry Duran

Raymond Wiley is the host of The Shadow of Ideas. Raymond has been broadcasting/podcasting since 2004 and has started three different podcasts since then. The Shadow of Ideas is the first podcast he’s done as a solo host and he’s loving it so far. The Shadow of Ideas explores the world of current events, social justice, and politics through the lens of history. Raymond talks on how helpful the podcasting community is, why he’s inspired to do his show, and so much more on today’s episode. Show Highlights 09:20 – Why did Raymond start the Out There podcast? 12:35 – Raymond talks about growing up in Georgia. 19:40 – How long does it take to prepare an episode for The Shadow of Ideas? 23:15 – What was the Wilmot Proviso about? 28:10 – Raymond started his podcast to try and get more from history. 32:10 – Where did the name Shadow of Ideas come from? 36:00 – The podcasting community is very open and helpful. 41:00 – You can be authentic in a podcast and that’s why Raymond loves it. 43:00 – Raymond talks about playing in a rock band versus podcasting. 49:35 – What’s currently inspiring Raymond? 51:20 – Raymond loves True Detective. 56:30 – Raymond’s old fan base likes what he’s currently doing even though it’s completely different. 1:01:25 – Raymond loves expressing what’s in his heart. 1:02:35 – It’s hard to win an argument with a conspiracy theorist. 1:07:55 – A lot of history happened right where Raymond is located. 1:09:35 – Raymond wants to do an upcoming episode about White flight. 1:11:35 – Who has inspired or mentored Raymond? 1:15:35 – Is Raymond educating a new generation? 1:20:30 – You can find the show at http://shadowofideas.com/, iTunes, and on Spotify.   FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/52  

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