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We are in a transitional period between two ages, the Age of Economics and the Age of Science. Said differently, from capitalistic to technocratic systems, from politicians at the ...

Covid-19 Update

This is my opinion and updates on the Covid-19 situation. I go over the virus itself, masks, fatality rates, schools, etc.   - Website - http://www.ourfoundations.podbean.com/ - Em...

What's Coming Next

Season 2 has ended and a new min-series is next. This will be on my personal views regarding current topics and events such as Covid, investing, crypto, homesteading, manufactured ...

Statism is a Religion

To wrap up the Reformation/ modern day parallels, I'm focusing on the similarities between the statism of today, with the U.S. as the example, and religion historically, with Chris...

Whether one looks at the historical period of the Middle Ages through the Reformation or our modern era through the potential Digital Reformation into technocracy, banking, war, an...

Feudalism to Globalism

This episode covers more historical patterns, this time from the Middle Ages with an economic bent. Topics include villa slavery in Rome to the serfs and wage slaves, decentralized...

When viewed as technologies that had a major impact on the respective societies they evolved in, these two examples look nearly identical. They brought about similar changes and wo...

The printing press and the internet revolutionized and influenced many aspects of society. Many things didn't happen until the technology evolved to a certain point. They broke the...

From the Middle Ages through the Renaissance through the Reformation, education evolved with different approaches, interpretations, and manifestations. Today, there are many simila...

From the Black Death to the feudal system to the rise of the merchant class, changing times meant changing roles and changing answers. Education and secular knowledge became more s...

History and Warfare

How do the parallels play out when looking at specific examples? I take some historical examples, largely related to warfare, and run the comparison. These include the Crusades, th...

The hierarchies among various ruling class institutions follow a pattern throughout history. There are certain roles that are played, certain incentives that exist, conflicts of in...

The Rise and Fall

All institutions rise and fall. From the Roman Empire to the pre Reformation Church to the current State, there are patterns of this that repeat themselves clearly. For the future,...

What do big oil, Microsoft, social media and the internet have in common? This episode dives into the common aspects of these business models that end in large amounts of profit an...

Consolidation of Power

Power on an institutional level shifts and evolves continuously through history. This episode explores some of these shifts around the Reformation and today through war and economi...

Continuing the trend of a macro survey, some key shifts of the Reformation time period are compared with modern shifts. These include the source of morality and law, the role of th...

This is the first episode of the second half of season 2. The interviews are concluded and the rest of the season will be a solo format with shorter episodes. This episode takes a ...

"Pan-Optic is a podcast featuring conversations between a critical theorist and a management consultant, cohosts (and longtime friends) Juan Pablo Melo and Jason Margaritis respect...

"Pan-Optic is a podcast featuring conversations between a critical theorist and a management consultant, cohosts (and longtime friends) Juan Pablo Melo and Jason Margaritis respect...

"Pan-Optic is a podcast featuring conversations between a critical theorist and a management consultant, cohosts (and longtime friends) Juan Pablo Melo and Jason Margaritis respect...

"Pan-Optic is a podcast featuring conversations between a critical theorist and a management consultant, cohosts (and longtime friends) Juan Pablo Melo and Jason Margaritis respect...

  Benjamin Jacobs is the host of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast. His show is focused on the history of Europe with much of the content to date covering the Middle Ages chrono...

Benjamin Jacobs is the host of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast. His show is focused on the history of Europe with much of the content to date covering the Middle Ages chronolo...

Benjamin Jacobs is the host of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast. His show is focused on the history of Europe with much of the content to date covering the Middle Ages chronolo...

Benjamin Jacobs is the host of the Wittenberg to Westphalia podcast. His show is focused on the history of Europe with much of the content to date covering the Middle Ages chronolo...

Part 3 of the Corona Virus Special. To wrap up this series, the focus will be on institutions, groups, and larger power players. These would be international corporations, foundati...

This is part 2 of the Corona Virus Special. I focus on the impact of this pandemic on individuals and the social psyche along with a few tangents on related information from previo...

This is a special episode in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the synchronicities between current events and the themes of Season 2. I've been discussing shifts in power, economi...

Steve Guerra is the host of the History of the Papacy Podcast, which began in 2013. In 2017, Steve began working on Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast which delves into the fascinati...

Steve Guerra is the host of the History of the Papacy Podcast, which began in 2013. In 2017, Steve began working on Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast which delves into the fascinati...

Steve Guerra is the host of the History of the Papacy Podcast, which began in 2013. In 2017, Steve began working on Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast which delves into the fascinati...

Dr. Norman Horn is the founder and editor of the Libertarian Christian Institute and an author with a focus on theology, science, economics, engineering, and political theory. In t...

Dr. Norman Horn is the founder and editor of the Libertarian Christian Institute and an author with a focus on theology, science, economics, engineering, and political theory. In t...

Patrick Neve is a Catholic theologian and podcast host. He comes on to discuss the topics I'm covering in season 2 related to the Reformation, the State, etc. from a Catholic persp...

Patrick Neve is a Catholic theologian and podcast host. He comes on to discuss the topics I'm covering in season 2 related to the Reformation, the State, etc. from a Catholic persp...

Nathan Gilmour is a host on the Christian Humanist podcast, a writer, and a professor at Emmanuel College. This fits perfectly with an exploration into the topics of theology, phil...

Nathan Gilmour is a host on the Christian Humanist podcast, a writer, and a professor at Emmanuel College. This fits perfectly with an exploration into the topics of theology, phil...

This is the second half of the interview I did with Pete Quinones of the Free Man Beyond the Wall podcast. We finish up our conversation with a heavy emphasis on corporate influenc...

This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Pete Quinones, host of the Free Man Beyond the Wall podcast, managing editor of the Libertarian Institute, and author. We discuss many topi...

Introduction to Season 2

Welcome to Season 2 of Our Foundations. This episode serves as a general introduction to the ideas and structure of Season 2. The short version- history can be cyclical in ways and...

This is the final episode for Season 1. In it, I highlight how there are many influences behind the scenes that effect society much more than most of us realize. Some other themes ...

It's time to look at the overarching themes of Season 1 to conclude this season. The main concepts covered are centralization vs. decentralization and the difference between the th...

This is a case study of three different alternative options for various stages of education. Sudbury schools offer a physical school that is structured around self directed learnin...

Two of the themes that have popped out in this series on education have been the role of nature and technology in education. Both have their advantages, and both can be restrictive...

For the final overview episode of alternative movements in education, let's look at some alternatives to college and ways to educate yourself to launch your career, start a new car...

This overview of homeschooling explores the most popular methods and curriculum that are used to structure the education of children from home. I touch on some of the reasons why m...

For the first episode of this final series on education, I cover alternative options and programs within the public school system. Yes, there are some great opportunities and movem...

Here's an intro for the upcoming series on education as well as some commentary on 3 articles I've come across recently. One is on the IMF and it's interactions with the government...

I need your input and feedback! Here is an introduction to some of the content that will come in Season 2. I have some options that I haven't fully decided on yet. I would like to ...

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