Ridiculous History
Ridiculous History
Oct 20, 2020
The Hand of Glory, Part 1: A Thief's Theme
38 min

If you were an enterprising thief in the days of yore, there were few legendary tools as valuable as the grisly Hand of Glory -- the severed hand of a criminal, magically treated to create a macabre, powerful talisman. Join the guys as they delve into the dubious origins of this strange creation in the first part of this two-part series.

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Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Elite Panic. FOOTNOTES: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/aug/02/3  https://tdn.com/news/survivors-of-paraguay-supermarket-fire-that-killed-318-say-locked-doors-slowed-their-escape/article_87dcf9a6-6adc-5281-88fa-c9c56e01779d.html  https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2004/08/04/six-charged-in-paraguay-supermarket-fire/3b3bb17d-1114-4283-a3b2-abfcc8af8c0e/  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7224653.stm https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3188037/  https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fnews.bbc.co.uk%2Fhi%2Fspanish%2Flatin_america%2Fnewsid_4728000%2F4728731.stm&sandbox=1  https://www.smh.com.au/world/blaze-witnesses-claim-doors-ordered-shut-20040803-gdjgvx.html  https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN02490311  https://www.abc.com.py/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&pto=aue&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=auto&sp=nmt4&tl=en&u=https://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/confirman-libertad-de-juan-pio-paiva-1357652.html&usg=ALkJrhg8Xe44M3ukEWLA2aGwY_xM9E73Hg https://www.reuters.com/article/us-paraguay-fire-verdict/violence-erupts-over-paraguay-fire-verdict-idUSN0543778820061205  https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&pto=aue&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=auto&sp=nmt4&tl=en&u=https://www.abc.es/internacional/abci-carnicero-dueno-cadena-alimentacion-200408030300-9622899738428_noticia.html&usg=ALkJrhj5O5vzrxeObwkLNxUYIJYv83QllQ  https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&pto=aue&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=auto&sp=nmt4&tl=en&u=http://wvw.nacion.com/dominical/2004/agosto/22/dominical11.html&usg=ALkJrhh-HnP-9D-qb5y80uPoHK8PGGxEZg  https://boingboing.net/2013/04/14/elite-panic-why-rich-people-t.html https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/01/why-natural-disasters-are-worse-poor/580846/ https://www.livescience.com/1128-mere-thought-money-people-selfish.html  https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/how-the-ultra-wealthy-are-making-themselves-immune-to-natural-disasters/  https://www.jstor.org/stable/20430900?seq=1  https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/james-meigs/elite-panic-vs-the-resilient-populace/  https://blog.ted.com/6-studies-of-money-and-the-mind/  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003XQEVLM/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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