• Brazil – a Tumble in the Jungle

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Feb 6th 2024 12:15am EST

    The largest country in Latin America – in terms of population, land mass, and economy – is a crown worn indisputably by Brazil. But the history of this land, spanning four timezones and over five centuries of development, is one marked by tumultuous governance and political conflict, with different crowns worn by monarchs, military dictators, […]

  • Brazil – a Tumble in the Jungle (Myth20c – Ep265)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Feb 5th 2024 5:15am EST

    The largest country in Latin America – in terms of population, land mass, and economy – is a crown worn indisputably by Brazil. But the history of this land, spanning four timezones and over five centuries of development, is one marked by tumultuous governance and political conflict, with different crowns worn by monarchs, military dictators, […]

  • Argentina – Chainsaw Economics

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jan 22nd 2024 1:31am EST

    Located at the southern end of South America and comprising much of Patagonia, a region known for its ruggedly beautiful, yet empty expanses, Argentina is a country distant geographically as well as one metaphysically often forgotten. That all changed last year when Javier Milei won election to President and perhaps most notably held a rally […]

  • Argentina – Chainsaw Economics (Myth20c – Ep264)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jan 21st 2024 10:02pm EST

    Located at the southern end of South America and comprising much of Patagonia, a region known for its ruggedly beautiful, yet empty expanses, Argentina is a country distant geographically as well as one metaphysically often forgotten. That all changed last year when Javier Milei won election to President and perhaps most notably held a rally […]

  • 2023 – Year in Review

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jan 11th 2024 2:55am EST

    Tonight we discuss some of this past year’s highlights, starting with the run on Silicon Valley Bank and near repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. We then cover the geopolitical implications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine mixed in with the attacks in Israel, crisis at the border, and the changing world of technology as […]

  • 2023 – Year in Review (Myth20c – Ep263)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jan 11th 2024 12:40am EST

    Tonight we discuss some of this past year’s highlights, starting with the run on Silicon Valley Bank and near repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. We then cover the geopolitical implications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine mixed in with the attacks in Israel, crisis at the border, and the changing world of technology as […]

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  • Millenniyule 2023

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Dec 17th 2023 5:01pm EST

    We were invited to join this year’s Milleniyule marathon, hosted by Millenial Woes @MillennialWoes, to discuss some of the biggest “myths” of the 20th century. We were honored to be invited and thoroughly enjoyed the conversation. To find more of Woe’s work and listen to his full catalog, checkout https://www.millennialwoes.com and https://www.millennialwoes.com/millenniyule?y=2023 — References — […]

  • Millenniyule 2023: Myth of the 20th Century

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Dec 17th 2023 1:10am EST

    We were invited to join this year’s Milleniyule marathon, hosted by Millenial Woes, to discuss some of the biggest “myths” of the 20th century. We were honored to be invited and thoroughly enjoyed the conversation. To find out more of Woe’s work and listen to his full catalog, checkout https://www.millennialwoes.com and https://www.millennialwoes.com/millenniyule?y=2023 https://odysee.com/@millennialwoes:4/MY2023MythOfThe20thCentury:3 — References […]

  • The Boniface Option

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Dec 7th 2023 4:15am EST

    In pagan Germany sometime in the 8th century, legend has it that a Christian monk, who would later become known as Saint Boniface, gathered a tribe of non-believers around him and their most sacred tree. Thought to incite a vengeful bolt of lightning from Thor himself if cut down, Boniface, in front of all who […]

  • The Boniface Option (Myth20c – Ep262)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Dec 7th 2023 2:32am EST

    In pagan Germany sometime in the 8th century, legend has it that a Christian monk, who would later become known as Saint Boniface, gathered a tribe of non-believers around him and their most sacred tree. Thought to incite a vengeful bolt of lightning from Thor himself if cut down, Boniface, in front of all who […]

  • The World on the Brink – After Dark

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Nov 15th 2023 2:31am EST

    The world has never lacked for a troubling incident or cause for concern. But there are times when the drumbeats reach a crescendo, and in the case of war, the potential for large scale conflict seems to rise when a hegemon begins declining, and rival powers see their opportunity to increase their share. Ray Dalio, […]

  • Mining – From the Depths of the Earth – After Dark

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 31st 2023 2:24pm EDT

    Even before humans developed metal tools, stonework, jewelry and mineral wealth have been an integral part in human society. With the advent of the industrial revolution, with coal being exploited as a primary energy source for heating and locomotion, even more minerals ranging from copper to iron to aluminum became accessible on a scale never […]

  • Mining – From the Depths of the Earth – After Dark (Myth20c – Ep260)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 31st 2023 5:15am EDT

    Even before humans developed metal tools, stonework, jewelry and mineral wealth have been an integral part in human society. With the advent of the industrial revolution, with coal being exploited as a primary energy source for heating and locomotion, even more minerals ranging from copper to iron to aluminum became accessible on a scale never […]

  • Podcast RSS is moving to Substack

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 25th 2023 2:31am EDT

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    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 25th 2023 1:07am EDT

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  • Stone Choir – After Dark – Good vs Evil

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 2nd 2023 6:13am EDT

    The world is a complex place, filled with good and evil – and almost everything in between. The challenge of navigating this is that we are all tempted by something that we want, but ultimately will be our undoing. Christians frame this battle between God and Satan, with humans caught in the struggle to choose. […]

  • Stone Choir – After Dark – Good vs Evil

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Oct 2nd 2023 6:13am EDT

    The world is a complex place, filled with good and evil – and almost everything in between. The challenge of navigating this is that we are all tempted by something that we want, but ultimately will be our undoing. Christians frame this battle between God and Satan, with humans caught in the struggle to choose…. […]

  • The Evolution of Transportation

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Sep 27th 2023 4:37am EDT

    Estimates place the amount of the earth’s land area dedicated to buildings and other fixed structures to be no more than 3%. But of that land, nearly half is exclusive to roads and parking structures in some urban areas. This fact, obviously a consequence of the prevalence of the automobile, illustrates the importance of transportation, […]

  • The Evolution of Transportation

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Sep 27th 2023 4:37am EDT

    Estimates place the amount of the earth’s land area dedicated to buildings and other fixed structures to be no more than 3%. But of that land, nearly half is exclusive to roads and parking structures in some urban areas. This fact, obviously a consequence of the prevalence of the automobile, illustrates the importance of transportation,… […]

  • Australia – a History of Settlement

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Aug 27th 2023 3:22am EDT

    Australia, a name derived from the Latin for “southern land”, sits as a continent unto itself at the far reaches of the Asian landmass, receiving its first settlers over 50,000 years ago when the ice age connected the two by a land bridge. It was not until the European settlements in the 17th century did […]

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  • Stone Choir – Christian Nationalism

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Aug 6th 2023 1:04pm EDT

    In a time of increasing skepticism of globalization, stemming from losses in jobs, cultural heritage, and sovereignty over ones own homeland, nationalism has re-emerged onto the political stage in protest movements and increasingly populist governments. Christian nationalism, focused on the incorporation of church doctrine into a nation and often a sovereign, is not a new […]

  •  Saudi Arabia and the (End of the) Petrodollar

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jul 23rd 2023 12:27pm EDT

    In 1945 near the end of WWII, US President Franklin Roosevelt, on his way back from the Yalta summit, met on the cruiser USS Quincy in the Suez Canal with Kign Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia. The meeting, prompted by Roosevelt asking how the United States had outlasted the mighty German war machine, was motivated […]

  • Someone Has to Say It – Tom Kawczynski 

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jul 13th 2023 11:00pm EDT

    Carl von Clausewitz described war as politics by other means. In many ways the reverse could be said, with the modern state in the West seemingly arrayed against its own citizens in a constant battle of misdirection and interference in their lives. Tom Kawczynski, author of ‘Surviving the Fall of America’ and former town manager […]

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  • Sex and the City – Women, Real Estate – After Dark

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jun 22nd 2023 11:08pm EDT

    As a show that has primarily focused on geopolitical history, we at the Myth of the 20th Century have not touched on the subject of women as much as others. But given the importance of women to all societies, and especially those facing declining birth rates, existential ennui, and many other social ills seemingly common […]

  • Superpower Rivalry in the 21st Century

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jun 20th 2023 1:37am EDT

    Soon after the end of the Second World War, the United States and the Soviet Union emerged as ‘superpowers’, leaders of the two primary ideological power blocks across the world’s major continents. After nearly 50 years of competition, the United States emerged victorious, and led an unprecedented era of ‘globalization’ for the next 20 years […]