Eros & the Return of the Ancient Order w/ Michael Michailidis | Learning In Public 23

  Watch the embedded video below. Works on most browsers.  Direct YouTube Link   Michael Michailidis from the channel, Ancient Greece Revisited, joins us. Our shared interests include modern liberal democratic states eschewing the development of virtue in their citizenry, eros as the drive for harmony, holistic thinking, natural political orders, myth/narrative and more…   Approximate Time Markers for Discussion Topics:   7:00 Intro  … Continue reading Eros & the Return of the Ancient Order w/ Michael Michailidis | Learning In Public 23

Reasserting Our Humanity in the Age of Scientism | Learning in Public 21

Watch the embedded episode below. Works on most browsers.  Direct YouTube Link   Begins at 6:43 time stamp, as we put up an initial standby graphic when going live in order to let the live viewers receive notifications on their social media accounts.   This episode’s discussion was seeded by the following themes: Any humanism that denies man’s capacity for transcendence is actually not … Continue reading Reasserting Our Humanity in the Age of Scientism | Learning in Public 21

Trolling v. Socratic Method, Thought & Experience, Westerners Looking East | Learning in Public 12

Watch the embedded episode below. Works on most browsers.    Direct YouTube Link Direct BitChute Link or listen in audio-only podcast form on Spreaker (more episodes forthcoming)   *Video begins at 5:47 time stamp,  as we put up an initial standby graphic when going live in order to let the live viewers receive notifications on their social media accounts. This gives them a few … Continue reading Trolling v. Socratic Method, Thought & Experience, Westerners Looking East | Learning in Public 12

The Uniqueness of Western Civilization Series

What and who is a Westerner, a European? What are traits that connect ancient inhabitants of Europe to the people of today? This series of five summaries draw from the book, The Uniqueness of Western Civilization, by Ricardo Duchesne. In it, the author takes a long view of history and exposes that which remains constant underneath the regular changes and explorations that Europeans have engaged … Continue reading The Uniqueness of Western Civilization Series

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The Mainstream and The Fringes | Video & Article

Video presentation is below — We hear much talk today about tearing down the old, and/or giving voice to those outside of the fold, outside of the established, traditional elements of a society. There’s always going to be a bell curve in how traits and drives are distributed. This applies to both personal characteristics within individuals, as well as those traits disseminated throughout the wider … Continue reading The Mainstream and The Fringes | Video & Article

The Prosperity Paradox– Escaping Apathy | Article

“If you can cut the people off from their history, then they can be easily persuaded.”– Karl Marx How do we escape the cycle of having our prosperity and comfort in the West/European civilizations lead to weakness and vulnerability? This is a sentiment being raised by many sources, one that is crucial to consider. I’ll just provide a general response to that question here, as … Continue reading The Prosperity Paradox– Escaping Apathy | Article