Ben and Chris talk about the life and times of Marquis de Sade, the namesake of the word ‘sadism.’ Who was he? What did he do? What did he write? Is he a monster, a philosopher or both?
CONTENT WARNING: Sexual Assault, Abuse (physical, mental, emotional, verbal, sexual), Child abuse/pedophilia, Animal cruelty or animal death, Excessive or gratuitous violence, Description of pornography (including child pornography), Incest (including any and all elements of romantic or sexual relationships between family, tonal in theme, thought, or activity), Kidnapping (forceful deprivation of/disregard for personal autonomy), Death or dying, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Miscarriages/Abortion, Mental illness.
So if the above list is any indication, you should probably skip this episode.
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