Yearly Archives: 2013

Presence and Productivity Out-takes (MP3, 15 minutes) 8-22-13

With Richard Grove and Tony Myers. Recorded live 8-22-13. Habit change and emotional doppelgangers. Related PostsCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-1299With Richard Grove and Tony Myers.Tags: tony, myers, grove, richard, a/vPre-Show 8-22-1399(A/V CLUB)Tags: a/v, myers, tony, grove, richardAfter School Sucks Special 8-22-1397(A/V CLUB) Lots of fitness and nutrition talk. Was al Qaeda based on Wile E. Coyote from Looney Toons? With Richard Grove and Tony Myers.Tags: richard, grove, myers, tony, a/vPodcast #241 Unedited: Listener Question - Where Are Gatto's Footnotes?96(A/V Club) Includes a somewhat amusing anecdote about learned helplessness, as well as discussion of government experiments with telekinesis, DMT, and Jan Irvin's recent interviews with General Albert Stubblebine and Dr. Rima LaibowTags: a/v, myers, tony, grove, richardPresence and Productivity (Parts 1 and ...

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237: If You Send Your Kid to Private School…You’re A Bad Person???

From the After School Sucks Special (8-29-13) Tony Myers and I discuss the Slate article, If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person (A manifesto), by Allison Benedikt It Begins... "You are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So, pretty bad. I am not an education policy wonk: I’m just judgmental. But it seems to me that if every single parent sent every single child to public school, public schools would improve. This would not happen immediately. It could take generations. Your children and grandchildren might get mediocre educations in the meantime, but it will be worth it, for the eventual ...

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Pre-Show 8-29-13

(A/V CLUB) Tony and I prepare to record Presence and Productivity Parts 3, 4, and 5. Related PostsPresence and Productivity (Raw Video, Parts 3, 4, and 5)99(A/V CLUB)Tags: a/v, club, parts, productivity, presence, myers, tonyPresence and Productivity Out-Takes (MP3, 38 minutes) 8-29-1398With Tony Myers. Recorded live 8-29-13Tags: myers, tony, productivity, presence, a/v[BONUS] Drive Journal – Day 585(AUDIO, 15 minutes) -From The Pine Barrens, NJ to York, PA -There was no entry yesterday because I was in the car with Phil -A quick ramble at the end of my drive before I meet up with Tony Myers Click HERE to download. On October 15th Brett began a…Tags: tony, myers, a/vPre-Show 8-22-1375(A/V CLUB)Tags: club, a/v, pre-show, myers, tonyCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-1274With Richard ...

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236 (Live): Historical Research Methods, Historiography, and Historicity

Picture: From the most paranoid conspiracy theorists to the most patriotic and authority-worshiping main-streamers, people need to understand that history is not a cartoon Historian Kevin Cole joins me for a live discussion, recorded on August 16th. Kevin explains his waking up process, and then we examine the history of the study of history. We also look into some of Kevin's projects - an upcoming book about the trivium and a recent article about Carol Quigley - to provide examples. Discussed: -the creation of disciplines -historiography (different lenses for viewing the past) -historicity (accuracy and impact) -the dangers of biographical history -Organic Unity -The Society of the Elect -Neologisms -The founding fathers and the Illuminati -The Professor Who Knew Too ...

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After School Sucks Special 8-22-13

(A/V CLUB) Lots of fitness and nutrition talk. Was al Qaeda based on Wile E. Coyote from Looney Toons? With Richard Grove and Tony Myers. Related PostsPre-Show 8-22-1399(A/V CLUB)Tags: club, a/v, myers, tony, grove, richardCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-1298With Richard Grove and Tony Myers.Tags: tony, myers, grove, richard, a/vPresence and Productivity Out-takes (MP3, 15 minutes) 8-22-1397With Richard Grove and Tony Myers. Recorded live 8-22-13. Habit change and emotional doppelgangers.Tags: myers, tony, grove, richard, a/vPodcast #241 Unedited: Listener Question - Where Are Gatto's Footnotes?96(A/V Club) Includes a somewhat amusing anecdote about learned helplessness, as well as discussion of government experiments with telekinesis, DMT, and Jan Irvin's recent interviews with General Albert Stubblebine and Dr. Rima LaibowTags: a/v, club, myers, tony, grove, richardPresence ...

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Pre-Show 8-22-13

(A/V CLUB) Related PostsCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-12100With Richard Grove and Tony Myers.Tags: tony, myers, grove, richard, a/vPresence and Productivity Out-takes (MP3, 15 minutes) 8-22-1399With Richard Grove and Tony Myers. Recorded live 8-22-13. Habit change and emotional doppelgangers.Tags: myers, tony, grove, richard, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 8-22-1399(A/V CLUB) Lots of fitness and nutrition talk. Was al Qaeda based on Wile E. Coyote from Looney Toons? With Richard Grove and Tony Myers.Tags: richard, grove, myers, tony, club, a/vPodcast #241 Unedited: Listener Question - Where Are Gatto's Footnotes?97(A/V Club) Includes a somewhat amusing anecdote about learned helplessness, as well as discussion of government experiments with telekinesis, DMT, and Jan Irvin's recent interviews with General Albert Stubblebine and Dr. Rima LaibowTags: a/v, club, myers, ...

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History Discussion With Kevin Cole (from Podcast #236) – Unedited Audio and Video

Historian Kevin Cole joins me for a live discussion, recorded on August 16th. Kevin explains his waking up process, and then we examine the history of the study of history. We also look into some of Kevin’s projects – an upcoming book about the trivium and a recent article about Caroll Quigley – to provide examples. Part One: Part Two: Discussed: -the creation of disciplines -historiography (different lenses for viewing the past) -historicity (accuracy and impact) -the dangers of biographical history -Organic Unity -The Society of the Elect -Neologisms -The founding fathers and the Illuminati -The Professor Who Knew Too Much -who has been meddling in this academic discipline? -the de-cartoon-ifying of history and conspiracy

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Pre-Show 8-16-13

With Kevin Cole, preparation for podcast #236 (Live): Historical Research Methods, Historiography, and Historicity Related Posts[BONUS] Drive Journal – Day 1485(AUDIO, 24 minutes) -St. Louis to Kansas City -Hanging out with Kevin Cole -The tunnel of schooling vs. the horizon of self-education -Deep down, parents know school sucks Or click HERE On October 15th Brett began a road trip across the country to interview listeners, parents and children about self-directed…Tags: kevin, cole, a/v

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235: To Make Good Citizens – Brett and Richard Guest-Host the 5 Live Radio Show

On August 14th, Richard Grove and I guest-hosted a show called 5 Live Radio on the Logos Radio Network. We began the show by discussing an article from lewrockwell.com: The Police State Mindset in Our Public Schools, By John W. Whitehead We expand from there to a deeper discussion of education vs. schooling, the trivium, the active literacies, and American history. We also take some calls. Look Closer: Drug Raid At Stratford High School - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratford_High_School_%28Goose_Creek,_South_Carolina%29 The Trivium method - http://www.triviumeducation.com/ tragedyandhope.com - http://www.tragedyandhope.com/ The ULTIMATE History Lesson w/ John Taylor Gatto - https://www.tragedyandhope.com/dumbing-us-down/

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234: Meanwhile, In East Germany… (Brett on the Accelerated Learning Program)

This is my recent appearance on the ALP Live Show. Hosts Ali and Ellen invited me to discuss the Cold War and the Iron Curtain. About ALP: Join Ali & Ellen in a journey in self-education and personal intellectual empowerment. Live on LRN.FM from 11:00PM - 1:00AM Eastern. Please like their show on Facebook. The Arconym ALP changes weekly. During my show it stood for "Accelerated Learning Program." Look Closer: WALL STREET AND THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION, by Antony Sutton - http://reformed-theology.org/html/books/bolshevik_revolution/index.html Antony Sutton - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_C._Sutton Iron Curtain Overview - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Curtain 10. United States House Select Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations and Comparable Organizations (Reece Committee) (Cox Committee) - 10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_House_Select_Committee_to_Investigate_Tax-Exempt_Foundations_and_Comparable_Organizations The Red Scare Overview - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_scare 25. Tragedy and Hope: ...

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233: Tools – The Brain Software (With Richard Grove and Paul Verge)

Paul and Richard have been using this software for years, with some impressive results. Recently I have come to understand its value for personal organization, creativity, and historical research. I highly recommend the full video version of the show, available here: Or the The Stand-Alone Brain Tutorial Look Closer: The Brain - http://www.thebrain.com/ Tragedy and Hope - http://www.tragedyandhope.com/ Correction: Listen to us live tonight, 8-14-13 at 7pm EST on 5 Live Radio. Stream it here. Related PostsFull Video - Podcast #233: Tools - The Brain Software71Paul and Richard have been using this software for years, with some impressive results. Recently I have come to understand its value for personal organization, creativity, and historical research. Look Closer: The Brain - http://www.thebrain.com/ ...

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Full Video – Podcast #233: Tools – The Brain Software

Paul and Richard have been using this software for years, with some impressive results. Recently I have come to understand its value for personal organization, creativity, and historical research. Look Closer: The Brain - http://www.thebrain.com/ Tragedy and Hope - http://www.tragedyandhope.com/ Related Posts233: Tools - The Brain Software (With Richard Grove and Paul Verge)71Paul and Richard have been using this software for years, with some impressive results. Recently I have come to understand its value for personal organization, creativity, and historical research. I highly recommend the full video version of the show, available here: Or the The Stand-Alone Brain Tutorial Look Closer: The…Tags: brain, paul, software, richard, hope, tragedy, closer, http://www.tragedyandhope.com, http://www.thebrain.com, full

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Christopher Walken Impression Tutorial

(A/V CLUB) Behind the Scenes at 08-08-13 School Sucks Live with Paul Verge, Richard Grove and Brett Veinotte. Related PostsPre-Show 9-11-1373(A/V CLUB) Brett and Rich preparing for episode #239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/11 - Getting that in-box to emptyTags: live, club, a/v, brett, grove, richardFull Video - 239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/1171(A/V CLUB) The second year of what I’m hoping will become an iconoclastic tradition: thinking on 9/11 in America. This show has three parts: 1. What is inferential distance and what communication problems does it cause? 2. An explanation and examination of Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats (a tools…Tags: club, a/v, live, grove, richard

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232: How the Truth Becomes Illegal (Addendum/Optional) – Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

An addendum to a series of shows inspired by recent current events involving the NSA, Prism, Edward Snowden and the barrage of leading questions from the mainstream media about the government's "legal" power to censor or silence the truth. And why do so many in the media want to bury the truth? Moving away from ideologies, aspirations, and academics, this episode deals with the specific operational maneuvers of those who shaped 20th century history from behind the scenes. This episode is a complete reading of Murray Rothbard's essay/book Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

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Bonus Show: 9/11, Information Holes, Obedience, and Empathy – With Richard Grove (Video)

A live show from Tragedy and Hope studios with Richard Grove, recorded August 2nd, 2013. -How Richard and I came to know each other -9/11 Synchronicity, 9/11 truth and inconsistencies -The Warren Commission and Allen Dulles -Bertrand Russell -Emotional splinters, filling information holes -documentary-making and podcasting -police, obedience and empathy -intellectual self-defense at the movies -what's up with Adam Kokesh? Related PostsPre-Show 9-11-1381(A/V CLUB) Brett and Rich preparing for episode #239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/11 - Getting that in-box to emptyTags: live, a/v, grove, richardFull Video - 239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/1178(A/V CLUB) The second year of what I’m hoping will become an iconoclastic tradition: thinking on 9/11 in America. This show has three ...

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231: Glenn Greenwald Vs. Mainstream Media – A Commentary (Audio to a Video)

Over the last two months, what were some of the mainstream media’s tricks for dismissing the NSA leak story and discrediting Edward Snowden? Lawrence O’Donnell steps up to bat against reality, strikes out, and runs away. Osborne, Gardner Goldsmith and I examine the tactics in greater detail. Full Video: Glenn Greenwald Vs. Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC) – A Commentary Look Closer: Liberty Conspiracy - http://libertyconspiracy.com/ Related PostsGlenn Greenwald Vs. Lawrence O'Donnell (MSNBC) - A Commentary84What are the mainstream media's tricks for dismissing the NSA leak story and discrediting Edward Snowden? Lawrence O'Donnell steps up to bat against reality, strikes out, and runs away. Part of the School Sucks Podcast Series: How the Truth Became Illegal Gardner's Site: http://libertyconspiracy.comTags: o'donnell, lawrence, strikes, ...

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Film Making and History Chat With Richard Grove

(A/V Club) Richard and I sit down in his studio to test Ustream, and then we talk for an hour. Related PostsShow Prep With Richard Grove and Kevin Cole (History...So It Doesn't Repeat)79A/V CLUB Part One (28:25) Part Two (03:43)Tags: a/v, club, richard, grove, historyPre-Show 9-11-1373(A/V CLUB) Brett and Rich preparing for episode #239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/11 - Getting that in-box to emptyTags: club, a/v, grove, richardFull Video - 239 (Live): Inferential Distance, Parallel Thinking, and 9/1171(A/V CLUB) The second year of what I’m hoping will become an iconoclastic tradition: thinking on 9/11 in America. This show has three parts: 1. What is inferential distance and what communication problems does it cause? 2. An explanation and ...

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230: How the Truth Becomes Illegal (Part 3) – A New World Order

Topic: Part three in a series of shows inspired by recent current events involving the NSA, Prism, Edward Snowden and the barrage of leading questions from the mainstream media about the government's "legal" power to censor or silence the truth. And why do so many in the media want to bury the truth? This installment deals primarily with what my research has led me to understand as the actual subversion of the United States in the 20th century, by a vast network of internationalist and collectivist revolutionaries, tracing its roots to late-19th century British academia. Today, this subversion is often referred to with the nebulous term, New World Order. I am joined by Richard Grove and Kevin Cole from TragedyandHope.com ...

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Bonus Show: Red Scare Discussion With Gardner Goldsmith (Video)

A/V CLUB: This was our first attempt to record the second part of the How the Truth Became Illegal Series. Related PostsBonus Show: Red Scare Discussion With Gardner Goldsmith (mp3)91A/V CLUB: This was our first attempt to record the second part of the How the Truth Became Illegal Series.Tags: second, record, attempt, truth, illegal, series, club, a/v, scare, redPre-Show 6-13-13 (With Gardner Goldsmith)82Gardner and I prepare to cover the Red Scare and Glenn Greenwald vs. Larry O'DonnellTags: gardner, red, goldsmith, scare, mainstream, media, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 11-22-1278Revisionist History - Mainstream media - JFK - Kubrick - Conspiracy - Pilgrim hygiene - Myth of Savage (book)Tags: history, media, mainstream, a/v

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Bonus Show: Red Scare Discussion With Gardner Goldsmith (mp3)

A/V CLUB: This was our first attempt to record the second part of the How the Truth Became Illegal Series. Related PostsBonus Show: Red Scare Discussion With Gardner Goldsmith (Video)91A/V CLUB: This was our first attempt to record the second part of the How the Truth Became Illegal Series.Tags: second, record, attempt, truth, illegal, series, club, a/v, scare, redPre-Show 6-13-13 (With Gardner Goldsmith)90Gardner and I prepare to cover the Red Scare and Glenn Greenwald vs. Larry O'DonnellTags: gardner, red, goldsmith, scare, mainstream, media, a/vAn Introduction to Gardner Goldsmith74Tags: goldsmith, gardner, a/vAfter School Sucks Special (2-14-13)72(A/V CLUB) Bruce Willis - Liberals like drones now, because...Obama - defending drones - defending Ron Paul's website seizure - ICANN - Liberty Forum preparation - ...

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229: Philosophical Impact – Plato, The Matrix and Atlas Shrugged (With Geoff From Skeptical Youth)

Topic: Geoff from Skeptical Youth joins me in the new studio for an impromptu live show. Recorded on Tuesday, July 9th. School Sucks is usually live on UStream Thursdays at 6:30pm EST. The night before, Geoff and I watched The Matrix and a documentary called Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged. We discuss the reach and philosophical impact of both The Matrix and Atlas Shrugged. We also discuss positive and negative influence of Plato (Allegory of the Cave and The Republic). Bumper Music: "Virtual World" The Verve Look Closer: Blog: Skeptical Youth - http://skepticalyouth.tumblr.com/ An Interpretation of the Philosophy of The Matrix Trilogy - http://thematrix101.com/contrib/myoung_aitptm.php Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged Official Documentary - http://atlasshruggeddocumentary.com/ The ...

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