Humanistic Paganism

Category: Dead Ideas


[Dead Ideas] “Titoism I: Slovenia from Prehistory to Tito”, by B. T. Newberg

Our new series is a delve into my own Slovenian ethnic heritage. Our dead idea is Titoism, the ideology of the former Yugoslavia which died along with its communist dictator, Tito. I also mix in stories of my family and my own conflicted feelings about ethnicity.

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[Dead Ideas] “Cuneiform I: You’ve Got Mail – The World’s First Writing”, by B. T. Newberg

We’re going all the way back to ancient Sumer! Our new epic series is about the world’s oldest writing system, which revolutionized communication. Get your clay tablet and your stylus, and join us for: cuneiform! Be sure to support the show at http://www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn! Music by Rachel Westhoff. Maps, pics, references and more at http://www.deadideas.net.

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[Dead Ideas] “The Balance of Power”, by B. T. Newberg

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History lovers: Our new series explores the balance of power system which led up to World War I. It was meant to prevent a great war from ever happening again. Then what happened? Not just any great war, but THE Great War. What was this system and how was it supposed to work?

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[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom VIII Finale: George Lucas’ Serf Wars (with Guest Daniel Daughhetee) – Star Wars Mashup”, by B. T. Newberg

Our serfdom grand finale! Guest Daniel Daughhetee of the Lesser Bonapartes and Canon Ball helps us bring it home in this cinematic mashup of the autobiography of runaway serf Nikolai Shipov with… Star Wars! Featuring music by David and Henry Dutton of 8-Bit Cinema!

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[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom VII: Siberians and Old Believers”, by B. T. Newberg

The conquest of Siberia! Kinda. Sort of. Well, in name at least. How in the hell did the Russians manage to grab the northern expanses all the way to the Pacific? Find out today. Also, who were the Old Believers and what zany adventures did their founder get up to? Find that out too. Nick answers all the burning questions you never knew you had.

Be sure to support the show at http://www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!

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