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What Is Money? Symbolism and Bitcoin | with Robert Breedlove

What Is Money? Symbolism and Bitcoin | with Robert Breedlove

I interview Robert Breedlove to talk about cryptocurrency and Bitcoin. Robert is the host of the What Is Money Show podcast linked below. He has a background in finance, accounting and cryptocurrency. We discuss what money is, the uniqueness of Bitcoin as a currency, where its security comes from, the role of authority in currency, the volatility of Bitcoin and the dangers of potentiality.

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The Mythical Constantinople | with Dr. Mario Baghos

The Mythical Constantinople | with Dr. Mario Baghos

I interview Dr. Mario Baghos, an Australian scholar. Dr Mario Baghos is Lecturer in Theology (Patristics) and Church History at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College (Sydney College of Divinity). Dr. Baghos has a PhD in Studies in Religion from the University of Sydney (2015). He has written a book called “From the Ancient Near East to Christian Byzantium” wherein he explores the symbolism of the foundations of Constantinople and ancient civilizations. This discussion is a continuation of my first interview with Richard Rohlin (A Universal History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N5s4n_lwB8&t=567s) where we talked about history through the more mythical, symbolic lens.

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Biotech Creation Myths | with Dr. Paula Boddington

Biotech Creation Myths | with Dr. Paula Boddington

Dr. Paula Boddington is a moral philosopher and expert on the ethical questions surrounding the advancement of biomedical technologies as well as artificial intelligence. This is our second conversation where we continue to discuss AI and the narratives surrounding it, as well as dissecting other modern narratives about technology, evolution, progress, environmentalism, medical hybridization, contraceptives, intelligence and the individual.

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Hope for the Future and the Religion of the Apostles | with Fr. Stephen De Young

Hope for the Future and the Religion of the Apostles | with Fr. Stephen De Young

Fr. Stephen De Young is an Orthodox priest. He’s the host of the Whole Counsel of God podcast and a co-host of the Lord of Spirits podcast from Ancient Faith Ratio. He’s also the author of the Whole Counsel Blog. Today we are discussing Fr. Stephen’s new book “The Religion of the Apostles”. We talk about “the divine council”, what it means to exist, monotheism vs polytheism, atheism and materialism, post-modernism, the Book of Enoch, witchcraft, the judgement of God and hope for the future.

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A Universal History: History through the Symbolic Lens | with Richard Rohlin

A Universal History: History through the Symbolic Lens | with Richard Rohlin

I interview Richard Rohlin, philologist and co-host of the Amon Sûl podcast. We talk about the “universal history” – ancient people understood themselves to part of fundamentally the same world approachable through different identities and particularities in time. The modern world has lost this natural coherence and instead sees identity and narrative as tyrannical and/or arbitrary. Richard and I talk about hagiography, the Middle Ages as our cultural backdrop, synchronism and how we can rediscover a shared and coherent narrative by understanding historical events symbolically.

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Montero and WandaVision: How Satanism Functions

Montero and WandaVision: How Satanism Functions

In today’s video I discuss the symbolic coherence in Lil Nas X’s controversial music video titled Montero (Call Me By Your Name) and Marvel Studios’ miniseries WandaVision. These timely productions make use of powerful and coherent symbolic imagery that can help us better understand what Satanism and witchcraft are and exactly how they subvert their narrative source: a broken Christianity.

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