Penn Jillette on the politics of “us”

I’ve trying this thought experiment of trying not to use the words “us and them.” I’ve tried to say the sentence “those of us who voted for Trump,” which is a very difficult sentence to say, but if you say it, it’s very profound.

Because it is “those of us” who voted for Trump. It’s not “them” who voted for Trump, it’s “us.”

And I’ve been trying hard to think that the only team that I can belong to… I have two choices. I can be Penn, or I can be one of seven billion.

Penn JilletteThe Tim Ferris Show Episode #405

It’s a great interview – for this part start listening at 2:01:20.

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