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Onanism, Off-Color Humor, Seventh Century, Taoist Anarchy

Onanism, Off-Color Humor, Seventh Century, Taoist Anarchy

Self-Abuse: The Atlantic ran a long essay about the “sex recession”: kids are having less sex these days. Why? One answer: masturbation.

Sex Jokes: Is ribaldry dialogue okay for Catholics? Maybe, maybe not. You decide.

Lightning Segments: El Cortez in Las Vegas, Elvis drummer, the Horn Effect, more.

The Seventh Century: The Dark Ages have begun, but what exactly do things look like? Khazars, Pepin, Franks, Etc.

Taoist Anarchism: Taoists are anarchists. For good reason: Wu-wei; non-action.

Books mentioned

C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce

Peter Marshall, Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

Peter Ackroyd, The Life of Thomas More

The Philokalia

Other references

Idiocracy

Music attribution

Theme song: Skinnin’ Lynyrd by Greg Scheske, a bespoke expert. Email him here: eidolonaudio@gmail.com

Background music for Lightning Segments is courtesy of Audionautix.

Other Links of Interest

Lao Tzu, Tao Teh Ching, translation by John Wu


Episode 12: Midget Wrestling in Detroit, Manliness, FOCUS, Post-Modernism

Episode 12: Midget Wrestling in Detroit, Manliness, FOCUS, Post-Modernism

Black Friday, Puritanizing Marijuana, Poustinia, Fools for Christ

Black Friday, Puritanizing Marijuana, Poustinia, Fools for Christ