The Mosaic Effect: season 2,episode 7: it’s just a myth

     this one’s gift-wrapped for all my fundamentalist friends out there…

  a slightly out of sequence podcast, but it took me a couple weeks to edit down to something reasonable, wherein we examine the mania for true facts and the mistaken belief that this is always a good thing.

 And by way of illustration we bump that up against some recent research I’ve been doing into christian scholarship, and we can look forward to delighting our dispensationalist friends with a bunch of things that they probably won’t understand, but it’s probably better that they don’t, anyway. That’s how we got into this mess.

 and therein lies the point…

podcast page here

Direct download: TME2.7-its_just_a_myth.mp3

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The Mosaic Effect: season 2,episode 6: nothing can ever really happen again

A few false starts, and some distractions, but here we are again, such as it is…

   we diagnose a certain cultural condition where people embrace apocalyptic thinking, but shy away from any action. In so doing, we reference various cults and fads such as peak oil, evangelical christianity and the singularity, pulp fiction and the simpsons, and then tie it up with my main man, the marshall mcluhan.

A meandering podcast that maybe doesn’t get anywhere that talks about how culture meanders and never quite goes anywhere. oh the irony…

podcast page here

Direct download: TME2.6-nothing_ever_happens.mp3