• Marcus Aurelius – Stoicism in a time of Empire

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jun 21st 2024 2:07am EDT

    Serving as emperor of Rome from 161AD to 189AD, Marcus Aurelius was considered the last of the five ‘good emperors’, and oversaw a time of relative peace and prosperity at home while stabilizing the empire’s frontiers abroad. Noted for his modesty and dedication to stoic philosophy, Aurelius’ writings serve as a guidepost for many seeking […]

  • Marcus Aurelius – Stoicism in a time of Empire (Myth20c – Ep272)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jun 21st 2024 12:23am EDT

    Serving as emperor of Rome from 161AD to 189AD, Marcus Aurelius was considered the last of the five ‘good emperors’, and oversaw a time of relative peace and prosperity at home while stabilizing the empire’s frontiers abroad. Noted for his modesty and dedication to stoic philosophy, Aurelius’ writings serve as a guidepost for many seeking […]

  • Confessions of a Private Equity Operator (Myth20c – Ep271)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Jun 2nd 2024 4:41am EDT

    Wall Street has famously been a place for young and ambitious people looking to make a career in finance, and has been host to numerous boom and bust phases, whether it be the IPO craze of the late 90s or the mortgage derivative boom in the 2000s. In the 1980s, leveraged buyout (LBO) firms like […]

  • Deus Ex Machina – Apple and the Ghost of Steve Jobs

    Myth Of The 20th Century - May 20th 2024 5:34am EDT

    Since its founding in 1976, Apple has been at or near the center of personal computing. Led by legendary founder Steve Jobs, who described the company as lying at the intersection between liberal arts and technology, Apple pioneered the introduction of the graphical user interface, the music player, and the smartphone to everyday people around […]

  • Deus Ex Machina – Apple and the Ghost of Steve Jobs (Myth20c – Ep270)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - May 20th 2024 3:28am EDT

    Since its founding in 1976, Apple has been at or near the center of personal computing. Led by legendary founder Steve Jobs, who described the company as lying at the intersection between liberal arts and technology, Apple pioneered the introduction of the graphical user interface, the music player, and the smartphone to everyday people around […]

  • Statistician to the Stars – William M Briggs

    Myth Of The 20th Century - May 9th 2024 5:12am EDT

    Mark Twain once quipped, regarding truth in journalism, that “there are lies, damned lies – and then there are statistics.” Interpretations vary, but a common take away is that people lie to others using fancy numbers. This is almost certainly true – but what is explored with tonight’s guest, statistician and professor William M. Briggs, […]

  • Statistician to the Stars – William M Briggs (Myth20c – 269)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - May 9th 2024 4:07am EDT

    Mark Twain once quipped, regarding truth in journalism, that “there are lies, damned lies – and then there are statistics.” Interpretations vary, but a common take away is that people lie to others using fancy numbers. This is almost certainly true – but what is explored with tonight’s guest, statistician and professor William M. Briggs, […]

  • Generation ’68 – The Elite Revolution and Its Legacy (Pete Quiñones Show – Ep1043)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Apr 22nd 2024 11:56pm EDT

    Thanks to Pete Quiñones for hosting on his show. The Pete Quinones Show – Episode 1043 – Generation 68 – The Elite Revolution and Its Legacy Adam and Lance join Pete to talk about the content of Kerry Bolton’s latest book, “Generation ’68: The Elite Revolution and Its Legacy.” They discuss Bolton’s assertion that the […]

  • Generation ’68: The Elite Revolution and Its Legacy (Pete Quiñones Show – Ep1043)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Apr 22nd 2024 11:20pm EDT

    Thanks to Pete Quiñones for hosting on his show. Adam and Lance join Pete to talk about the content of Kerry Bolton’s latest book, “Generation ’68: The Elite Revolution and Its Legacy.” They discuss Bolton’s assertion that the cultural revolution of the 1960s in the West was a top-down project by elites.THE BOOK: Generation ’68: […]

  • Friedrich List – National System of Political Economy

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Apr 7th 2024 5:21am EDT

    Economics today is an institutionalized profession, with academic departments, research grants, and millions of practitioners in the finance and government sectors. In the late 18th and early 19th century, however, economists were not part of any formalized profession, and ranged in background from professors of logic and moral philosophy in the case of Adam Smith […]

  • Friedrich List – National System of Political Economy (Myth20c – Ep278)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Apr 7th 2024 4:44am EDT

    Economics today is an institutionalized profession, with academic departments, research grants, and millions of practitioners in the finance and government sectors. In the late 18th and early 19th century, however, economists were not part of any formalized profession, and ranged in background from professors of logic and moral philosophy in the case of Adam Smith […]

  • Russia at War – Command Economy

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Mar 23rd 2024 3:33am EDT

    Vladimir Putin recently won reelection as Russia’s president by a wide margin, making him the country’s longest serving ruler since Josef Stalin. Both men have also uniquely presided over their country’s largest-scale conflicts, throwing support to the argument that economic sanctions placed on countries during war only serve to entrench rather than dislodge their leaders. […]

  • Russia at War – Command Economy (Myth20c – Ep277)

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Mar 22nd 2024 4:50pm EDT

    Vladimir Putin recently won reelection as Russia’s president by a wide margin, making him the country’s longest serving ruler since Josef Stalin. Both men have also uniquely presided over their country’s largest-scale conflicts, throwing support to the argument that economic sanctions placed on countries during war only serve to entrench rather than dislodge their leaders. […]

  • Free Man Beyond the Wall – Pete Quinones

    Myth Of The 20th Century - Mar 8th 2024 3:32am EST

    Many of us on the disaffected political right got here at one point or another through libertarianism, which appeals to those most usually content with doing their own thing. If 2020 taught us anything, however, with COVID lockdowns, riots, and suspicious elections, the powers that be are not only not content with allowing free choice, […]

  • 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, […]