I’ll be starting to record again around the end of the year so I’d love to hear from you about who you think would be a good addition to the roster of Subversives.
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I still don’t understand why FischerKing does those long Twitter Spaces but then won’t do your podcast, ha. But a man can dream.
What about Christopher Caldwell of Age of Enlightenment fame? Or have you talked to him before?
Also - Gregory Clark - Son Also Rises author
Are we allowed to engage in acts of shameless self-promotion?
Paul Fahrenheidt, Prudentialist, thomas777 again, Nassim Taleb
Keith Woods, he did get replies by Musk himself so only so radioactive.
Peachy Keenan for the win 🥇
Jared Taylor… I’m not sure I agree with his perspectives, but I’d like to hear more… And no question he would be an interesting guest!
Tyler Hamilton of Theopolitics
I checked and it appears that you've never interviewed Matthew B. Crawford. He is my # 1 recommendation by far.
How about Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" ? Published over 4 1/2 years ago, it is still truly a landmark book
I highly recommend a book touching on but expanding some of the same themes published just this year entitled "A Web of Our Own Making:The Nature of Digital Information" by Anton Barba-Kay. "He taught in the philosophy department of the Catholic University of America for 8 years and now chairs the Humanities Department of Deep Springs College a tiny but more than 100 year old college in California,
Last but not least, I suggest a brilliant young writer, Tara Isabella Burton, about whom you can find out more online. She did earn a PhD in theology from Oxford in 2017.
I hope one or more of these recommendations proves fruitful.
Bernard Franceschi, Grand Rapids, MI (I'm not recommending that you interview me although I am quite a subversive thinker who's been listening to and enjoying your podcast since June of 2021.
#1 - Wesley Yang -
A talented essayist who began by writing about pickup artistry and asian mass sh**ters for ultra-fashionable, left-wing literary magazine n+1. He later moved into Tablet and his Substack, where he coined the term "successor ideology." Though not a paleo/deep right guy, he is reasonable and respectful and uncommonly open-minded. You may have seen him on Twitter. I think his current explorations of the trans propaganda, his experience growing up in as a second-generation Korean in the US, his views on Asian masculinity in the West, and his literary and journalistic views would make for a distinctive interview.
He coined the term "bioleninism." Need I say more?
Recently did a very good one with Mary Harrington - Conspiracies and the Return of Myth
And, if I'm allowed a second suggestion... Charles Murray. I know his views on many things pretty well, but he probably has access to more social science *data* in his head than anyone else on the planet. It would be good to dive deep into areas of human biodiversity not usually covered.
Matthew Crawford, John O'Sullivan, Rod Liddle, Leo Kearse and Noah Carl. I'll stop now.
riva tez , BAP, jared kushner
If you want to stay with the merely "subversive" and avoid the truly "heretical" for business reasons it is understandable. But the jewish question is definitely a very important thing to bring some awareness to
David duke interview from a loooong time ago, for a taste:
Marc Barnes from New Polity: https://newpolity.com/technology (podcast series on gender with Maria Brandell is brilliant)
Keith Woods. Given how Elon is responding to him on Twitter, hosting him shouldn't be beyond the pale at this point. Also, it would be fantastic to hear from Darryl Martyrmade Cooper again.
I know you may not be a big fan of manosphere types but I think Aaron Clarey has some interesting things to say his books “The Menu” and “Enjoy the Decline”
Also Dry Creek Wrangler school is pretty cool.
Curtis Yarvin again for sure, but would like to see you on the DemystifySci Podcast
Sorry to be flippant and thoroughly unserious but - once the idea took - I just couldn't get beyond it......
Freddie DeBoer, leftist who is not insane
Stephen Wolfe - The Case for Christian Nationalism
A compliment to Yoram Hazony and NatCon
Paul Gottfried, AA, thomas777...Nick Land if that’s even possible lol!
RFH (you follow her, hollowearthterf).
Not a specific person, but coverage on what the educational system should become.
It is time to take a big picture look at what an ideal public education system should look like. It should not look like the monopolized politicized mess it has become.
Instead of pouring money from a variety of sources into local monopolies and hoping for good results, the ideal system would be funded by a simple Educational Endowment bestowed on each individual student.
Provision of educational services should look like what the demonopolized telecommunications industry has become, large intensively competitive high tech providers. These providers would be competing to offer educational services that worked, and that parents and students wanted
This ideal system would protect its users from poor teaching performance. If a student failed to exhibit minimum educational achievement, payment would not be made. Instead, it would accrue in the student account, providing twice the amount the next year to the provider who could catch the student up.
Seriously underperforming students would accrue several years of catch-up funding, providing extra incentive for the type of personalized attention that would benefit them. Military veteran servicemen and women teaching small groups of students, developing personal relationships, can change lost kids into enthusiastic young adults.
The funds would remain in the student account indefinitely, allowing dropouts to get an education as age and experience created the desire. The endowment would also provide funding for prison schooling, attracting providers who would adapt to the requirements.
Home schoolers whose students exhibited the required achievement would be paid.
Special needs students would still receive extra funding but at an individual level.
Opening educational services to the free market would allow for practical job-related instruction, and college level courses, to be included as providers fought for market share.
Competition among educational providers would make full use of technology, would provide useful training for actual jobs, and would deliver far more education for the same money. Gamification would keep students involved in ways that existing K-12 material can't touch. The use of AI would allow the tracking of each bit of knowledge and understanding to be monitored at the individual student level and presented in various ways until understood.
The late 1970's in the United States was a time of surprising deregulation. It was the beginning of the end for the telephone monopolies. Those inside the regulated industries, and the regulatory agencies, warned of doom and disaster if competition were allowed. The doomsayers were wrong. The free market provided solutions that were impossible to forecast. Competition and the profit motive brought out the best that humans can create.
Communications solutions today are employing far more people than the old phone monopolies, and are delivering services never dreamed of in that era. The forecasts of disastrous unemployment and system collapse if the phone monopolies were opened to competition were totally and completely wrong.
K-12 is the phone monopoly of our time.
I might be an outlier but I would like to hear fewer anglo-american voices from the same crowd. Suggestions: Russians with Attitude guys. Arnab Goswami or Abhijit Chavda from India that is Bharat. Kishore Mahbubhanni
Also, have you done one with Hanania yet?
I can’t stand him but he has a big name and could open the podcast up to some new potential fans.
Also he has a book so he’d probably be game.
I'd like to hear you have The Good Ol Boyz (Bog Beef and Maarek) on together or separate. They're some of my favorites. Queens Trash/Stained Haines/718TV (not sure what he goes by now) would be another good guest. Isaac Simpson is great too.
Dr Brooks Agnew
Joseph Bronski, Bryan Caplan, Cremieux (he would have to use a voice mod), Sean Last, The Alt Hype, and Chris Brunet
I'd like to hear from some central European voices. Romanian, Hungarian, Austrian? I bet you know a few cool folks
He seem slike he's got a thick skin.
Bring The Distributist back. Also, Titus Techera which I mentioned before.
It isn’t typically a very productive format yet I would really like to hear a conversation (not debate) between Yarvin and Hazony. Hazony is well read and seeing how the two of them deal with the best of each other’s perspective would be very worthwhile.
Is synthesis between them possible? What do they think is true in the others perspective?
It would likely be an amazingly popular episode if you could pull it off. They seem like good standard bearers of the best of establishment conservatism and dissident right.
if you can find hisperic and get him to talk for 90 minutes, I would pay $100 to listen to it.