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Episode 168 - The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton - Part II Chapter III The Strangest Story in the World

Noticed an ironic typo in the title of the current chapter, and had to share that, but went with (probably) the correct version.

Part II On The Man Called Christ

Chapter III The Strangest Story in the World

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Episode 167 - The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton - Part II Chapter II The Riddles of the Gospel

Upgraded my computer a bit, new SSD, but I might have done it wrong.  Whole lot of room now, though.  And then, "The Everlasting Man..."

 

Part II On The Man Called Christ

Chapter II The Riddles of the Gospel

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Episode 166 - The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton - Part II Chapter I The God in the Cave

A little bit on starting work from home.  Still feels odd, but probably good.

 

Part II On The Man Called Christ

Chapter I The God in the cave

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Hiber-Nation 168 -- Swinging Doors by Quinlan Michael Hampston Part 24 Chapters 48 and 49

Chapter 48 - Carl and Arlene

Chapter 49 - Pocket Sandwiches
 

Show Theme: "Canon in D" from Owen Poteat

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Hiber-Nation 167 -- Swinging Doors by Quinlan Michael Hampston Part 23 Chapters 46 and 47

Chapter 46 - Norman's Bar

Chapter 47 - Wynona with a Y
 

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Direct download: GGHN0167.mp3
Category:Story -- posted at: 7:00pm CST
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Hiber-Nation 166 -- Swinging Doors by Quinlan Michael Hampston Part 22 Chapters 44 and 45

Chapter 44 - Vroom!

Chapter 45 - Bar Maniacs
 

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Direct download: GGHN0166.mp3
Category:Story -- posted at: 7:00pm CST
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Episode 165 - The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton - Part I Chapter VIII The End of the World

Just a quick note, in case you've been wondering.

I've recorded more G.K. Chesterton books than of any other author.  I like his writing, and I like the way I sound when I read it.

That doesn't mean I agree with everything he says, and I am not endorsing his beliefs.  He was I gather considered a liberal by the standards of his day.  By modern standards he'd be a bigot and a racist.  He was profoundly parochial in every sense of the world, and proud of it.  His views were those of a man of his time, place and background.  He could use terms and language that in a public venue today would  make jaws drop and fists rise.  And yes, I quote them word for word.  Because yes, that's what he wrote in the book.

That said, he was an intelligent man and a good writer.  And he spoke in a manner that has gone out of fashion.  It seems the fashion lately to despise people who don't agree, and to see malice in every opinion and action, what one writer has called the "indig-nation," a whole society whose first response is anger and hatred.  As mentioned in the introduction to "Heretics," Chesterton could disagree strenuously with his closest friends, and they remained his closest friends.  He admired them and treated them with respect.  They returned that view.  That's refreshing, and it's sad how rare that's become.

So I'm recording this book because I was asked.  And I'm recording this book for the reason I recorded the others, because these books are worth exploring, it is valuable to be reminded that good ideas and wisdom weren't invented in last week's latest self-help book.  Sometimes the old books ought to be dusted off and reread.  And it's much easier if someone, me for example, can read them aloud to you so you don't just see what was typed, you know what was meant -- at least as well as I can figure that out.

So now that I've got that off my chest, let's get on with recording the book.

 

Part I On The Creature Called Man

Chapter VIII The End of the World

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Episode 164 - No Fly No Buy - Not Buyin' It

I have a severe allergy to too-clever political speech.  This is my abrupt sneeze on a timely topic.  Sorry.  Here's a tissue.

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Hiber-Nation 165 -- Swinging Doors by Quinlan Michael Hampston Part 21 Chapters 42 and 43

Chapter 42 - Blast Furnace

Chapter 43 - Home Again
 

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Direct download: GGHN0165.mp3
Category:Story -- posted at: 12:00pm CST
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Episode 163 - My Well-Regulated Mansplanation

I casually mentioned on Twitter that the late Chief Justice Warren Berger was wrong about the Second Amendment.  And he was, indirectly.  I got jumped on with both feet by someone with lots more followers than me.  And when I responded without fawning, Twitter decided I must be hacked and took me offline.

So here's my well-regulated "mansplanation" of what I'd only suggested I might say before.  It's not as articulate as it might be, and I didn't make an effort to respond to the million-follower trolls and flamewars in detail.  Just said my piece in 10 minutes or so, and stopped.

It's a discussion we damn well better have now, while we still can.  As some old white guy once said.

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39pm CST
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