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Notes From the End of Time
There are no political solutions to spiritual problems.
Nov 13, 2020
Notes 17 Gramsci, Popper and the Frankfurt School
The term "Cultural Marxism" is often bandied about as the Right's version of "Fascism" -- a slur that means little save "I don't like it." This episode compares and contrasts three of the largest influences on our current culture war -- Antonio Gramsci, Karl Popper and the Frankfurt School.
Oct 29, 2020
Notes 16 The Russian Revolution
In 1917 Tsar Nicholas II abdicated: a few months later the Romanovs were dead and Russia's Christians faced a campaign of persecution that would last for over seven decades and claim millions of lives. Today the Church is more powerful within the former Iron Curtain than it has been in centuries. Why did the Communists launch a war against God -- and why did they lose?
Oct 20, 2020
Notes 15 The French Revolution or France vs God
After dethroning their King, the French revolutionaries set their sights on God. Hundreds of clergy and thousands of innocent believers perished during a "dechristianization" program intended to create a secular France. That program remains in progress today. What can we learn from how it triumphed in France -- and how France defeated it?
Oct 16, 2020
What is Chabad?
My Friday 10/16 show for the unexpectedly deplatformed Free Atlantic Radio. This one covers the Chabad movement and its many friends in very high places.
Oct 15, 2020
Notes 14 The Absurdity of Christ
It's a crazy story: a man was born of a Virgin and rose from the dead. Yet that crazy story has been told and retold for over 2,000 years. And is the absurdity of Christ greater than the absurdity of our world and our human condition?
Oct 7, 2020
Notes 13 Kenaz Filan Goes to Heaven
Across times and cultures we find the idea of an afterlife where the just are rewarded after hard trials. Today we mock those ideas as "pie in the sky." But do those stories passed down through centuries point to a shared delusion -- or to a reality more glorious than we can imagine?
Sep 29, 2020
Notes From The End Of Time 12: Kenaz Filan Goes to Hell
Hellfire. Damnation. Eternal separation from God. These are scary topics which are today generally treated as fairy tales good only for frightening children and credulous rubes. But what if there is a great and terrible Truth behind those unsettling legends?
Sep 22, 2020
Episode 11: C.S. Lewis and Christian Morality
According to most secular Americans religious morality is anti-sex, anti-pleasure and anti-fun. C.S. Lewis's views were considerably more nuanced. Our modern culture has built its towers on sand and now they are crumbling. Can we rebuild something better on the bedrock Lewis has laid bare for us?
1 hr 5 min
Sep 16, 2020
Episode 10: Mere Christianity 1
There are many Christian denominations; they have serious differences on important points of doctrine and are in some cases openly hostile to each other. But what common ground do they share? In his 1952 book *Mere Christianity* C.S. Lewis sought to discover a "mere Christianity" which was the true heart of the Faith. Can his wisdom inspire us to put aside our differences and work together to protect the Good and conquer Evil?
Sep 8, 2020
Episode 9: Pacem in Terris
Every day the edifice of the American Empire crumbles a little more. Soon the Tower will fall. Can a document written by Pope John XXIII in 1963 help us build something better out of the wreckage?
Sep 4, 2020
Episode 8: G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy
In a world where “rebel” and “heretic” are terms of endearment, what use can there be in stale old dogmas and outworn creeds? G.K. Chesterson’s *Orthodoxy* offered a defense of Christianity’s continuing relevance amidst the science, progress and prosperity of Victorian England. Can the timeless truths he offered then help us find a way to clean up the 21st century’s post-Christian mess?
Aug 29, 2020
Episode 7: The Quotients of Intelligence
Welcome to the seventh episode of Notes From The End of Time: The Quotients of Intelligence Today children around the world are ranked and measured by standardized intelligence tests: their data is weighed, sifted and measured by innumerable algorithms and parceled out into neat charts and reports. Yet over and over the computers keep repeating blasphemy: some groups score lower than others? How do we address this problem? How do we solve this problem? And what preconceptions and misconceptions lead us to conclude this is a problem? Kenaz Filan, “The Quotients of Intelligence” https://europaschildren.com/2020/08/22/the-quotients-of-intelligence/ E-mail: email@example.com Website: http://www.europaschildren.com Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kenaz-filan Gab: https://gab.com/KenazFilan Telegram: @KenazFilan
Aug 21, 2020
Episode 6: The Cross, The Grail, the Ring and the Just War
As our government teeters and our populace becomes increasingly polarized, many fear war is on the horizon. Some of us have realized it is already here. How can we wage a just war? How can we work for a just peace? And how can we fight monsters without becoming monsters ourselves? Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae (Prima Secundae Partis) https://www.newadvent.org/summa/2.htm Kenaz Filan, "Toward the Unknown Shore" https://europaschildren.com/2020/08/09/toward-the-unknown-shore/ "What We Know of the Ring" https://europaschildren.com/2020/08/10/what-we-know-of-the-ring/ Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Just War Theory” https://iep.utm.edu/justwar/ Eric Patterson, "Just War Theory and Terrorism" in Providence Magazine (Summer 2016) https://providencemag.com/2016/11/just-war-theory-terrorism/ "St. Joan of Arc" at Catholic Online http://catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=295 Gene Wolfe, "The Best Introduction to the Mountains" http://webarchive.loc.gov/all/20040113063643/…
Aug 17, 2020
Notes from the End of Time 5: H.P. Lovecraft, Atheist Mystic
H.P. Lovecraft''s writings have become famous for their "cosmic horror." He showed us our place in the Universe: dust-specks living atop a bigger dust-speck for what barely counts as an Elder God's eye-blink. But were the vast empty demon-haunted vistas he created fiction -- or was he drawing from life?
Aug 6, 2020
Notes From The End Of Time Episode 4: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and God
In September 1931 C.S. Lewis accepted Christ after a lengthy conversation with his friend and fellow Oxford don J.R.R. Tolkien. Both would go on to become two of the greatest Fantasy writers of the 20th century. Today their work is seen by many as quaint, outmoded, even reactionary. But can their halting voyage toward Truth help us set our course in a world drugged on lies?
Aug 3, 2020
Notes from the End of Time Episode 3: Inside the Simulation
Today many scientists are wondering if we are living inside a computer simulation: Elon Musk famously claimed that the odds we are living in "base reality" are a billion to one. But what does it mean to live in a simulation -- and where do we find that base reality? References: Nick Bostrom, "Are You Living in a Computer Simulation?" https://www.simulation-argument.com/simulation.html G.K. Chesterton, *Heresies* https://www.gutenberg.org/files/470/470-h/470-h.htm Kenaz Filan, "Infinity in the Palm of your Hand" https://europaschildren.com/2020/07/25/infinity-in-the-palm-of-your-hand/ Martin Heidegger, "Only a God Can Save Us" http://www.ditext.com/heidegger/interview.html Martin Heidegger, "The Question Concerning Technology" https://simondon.ocular-witness.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/question_concerning_technology.pdf Joshua Rothman, "What are the Odds We Are Living in a Computer Simulation?" New Yorker, June 9, 2016 https://www.newyorker.com/books/joshua-rothman/what-are-th…
Aug 2, 2020
Notes From The End of Time Episode 2: Louis IX and the Talmuds
In 1240 King Louis IX (better known as St. Louis) ordered every Talmud in France burned. This episode explores why he made that decision, and what we can learn from that tragedy.
Aug 1, 2020
Notes from the End of Time
Pontius Pilate asked “What is Truth?” Today we are told that Truth is contextual, Truth is shifting, Truth is a tool used by the strong to hold power over the weak. Like Pilate, we have turned away from inconvenient Truths. And today our nation, and the Truths we once held to be self-evident, are burning. Our only hope is to return to the Truth which Pilate washed off his hands.
Jun 6, 2019
Advice for the Newly Redpilled
My fifth podcast. If you're new to White Identity politics and don't know where to begin, here's some advice from a grizzled old ex-liberal.
May 27, 2019
The Seven Sins of Tom Kawczynski
A discussion about my friend Tom Kawczynski, one of the Dissident Right's leading thinkers and the troubles he has faced as a result of his beliefs.
May 20, 2019
More Poop on San Francisco
Our third podcast, featuring further discussion of San Francisco's Fecal Flood and its ramifications for Western Civilization.
May 12, 2019
I Dropped A Deuce in San Francisco
My second podcast, this one talks about San Francisco's ongoing fecal crisis and the greater problems facing America's mental health care system. CITATIONS Kenaz Filan, “When Better Isn’t Enough” at Pendulum, February 2, 2019 https://pendulum.online/2019/02/06/when-better-isnt-enough/ Alastair Gee, “San Francisco or Mumbai? UN envoy encounters homeless life in California” at The Guardian, January 22, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/22/un-rapporteur-homeless-san-francisco-california Ben Gilbert, “People are pooping more than ever on the streets of San Francisco,” at Business Insider, April 28, 2019. https://www.businessinsider.com/san-francisco-human-poop-problem-2019-4 Melia Robinson, “San Francisco's sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a 'Poop Patrol' to deal with its No. 2 problem,” at Business Insider, August 29, 2018. https://www.businessinsider.com/san-francisco-poop-patrol-feces-sidewalks-housing-crisis-2018-8…
May 10, 2019
Europa's Children Podcast 1
The first episode of my new podcast, wherein I answer the burning question "What made you become a White Supremacist?"