Uncommon with Chance Lunceford
By Chance Lunceford
We do things a little differently around here, but greatness ain't normal and neither are the most interesting people.
I'll share tools, strategies and ideas for harnessing your power and bring guests on for conversations around how to be exceptionally interesting.
Come along for the ride, and you might just become an Uncommoner.
Uncommon: Break Free From The Ordinary
Uncommon with Chance LuncefordFeb 15, 2022
UNCOMMON w/ Brendon Marotta
UNCOMMON w/ Dave Reaboi
I brought Dave Reaboi (his own description does a good job: National security & political warfare. Claremont Institute Senior Fellow. Jazz, vinyl and hifi audio, bodybuilding. “Right-wing Twitter pugilist”—Politico) to talk about his recent book Qatar's Shadow: The Islamist Emirate and its Information Operations in the United States.
We did some of that, but we spent more time taking a look at the principles behind Dave's analysis of Qatar's operations, and how we -as individuals looking to protect ourselves and our loved ones- can better defend ourselves against the manipulation of information operations REGARDLESS OF THEIR ORIGIN.
Enjoy, and please consider subscribing and sharing if you do.
More from Dave:
UNCOMMON w/ Bryan Sharpe AKA Hotep Jesus
Join Bryan Sharpe and I as we discuss building community from a leadership position, building oneself into the kind of person who deserves to be in a position of leadership through honest self-analysis and course-correction, exploring one's passions in the context of a marketable public facing persona and a lot more.
UNCOMMON w/ Michael P Senger
Michael P Senger is a lawyer, CPA(inactive) and author of several in-depth articles and a masterfully researched book -Snake Oil: How Xi Jinping Shut Down the World- in which he details the life and times of China and its dictatorial leader Xi Jinping as the backdrop to a journey down Narrative-Forensics Lane.
A devious, global and ruthless campaign of totalitarianism the brilliance, scale and malevolence of which are stunning in magnitude.
Want more from Michael?
UNCOMMON w/ Zero HP Lovecraft
Zero HP Lovecraft is the alias of a man who thinks a great deal about modern society, its relationship with the past, and the consequences of how we orient ourselves in relation to both. This was a very nuanced and thoughtful conversation and I'm pleased to present it to you.
UNCOMMON w/ Varangian
Varangian is an alias for a man that comes to this show from a secret place where men roam free. We talk about war and violence and honor and duty, among other things.
UNCOMMON w/ Jesse Herman
Jesse is the founder and CEO of Letsgo.finance which is the most powerful tool for donations, NFTs and social WEB3 on the planet. We talked about the project launch, and what it might look like down the road.
UNCOMMON w/ Graeme Smith
Graeme is a dear friend, though he and his wonderful family live on the other side of the world, and it's been a pleasure getting to know him over the past couple of years.
In this inaugural episode of Uncommon, Graeme and I explore meaningful living, MANA, purpose, creativity and more.
Logocentrifugal 136 - William Selden
William is a dear friend and reluctant mentor. This was the last episode of the podcast in the Logocentrifugal body. That body died in this conversation, and it would take Uncommon months before it learned to crawl.
This was a fitting end to the Logocentrifugal run, and I am grateful to me pal Will for taking the time to share some of his golden hour with me and you.
Logocentrifugal 135 - Dr Philip Ovadia
Dr Phil, as we affectionately call him, is a very smart and good man on a mission to keep you off of his operating table. Might be worth your while to listen.
Logocentrifugal 134 - Johnny Noble
Johnny has been on the podcast a couple of times before. He's a good dude, a smart businessman and an interesting conversationalist. Enjoy.
Logocentrifugal 133 - Doug Williams
Doug was a crusader against an industry that has done more to wrongfully convict more people than perhaps any other misstep in the US legal system ever: The Polygraph Industry.
Doug recently died, and so this conversation marks one of his last in public discussing and describing the nefarious and underhanded way the legal system and the polygraph industry have used power and influence to cover up culpability and responsibility for the ruination of thousands of lives.
RIP Doug, and thanks for taking the fight to the man. May you be remembered fondly.
Logocentrifugal 132 - Troy Casey
A lot of folks think that Troy Casey is a crazy person.
They're not wrong.
Yet, in a world full of madness, a man who's equally and fully committed to immersing himself in his idiosyncratic madness and supporting/promoting the values he believes in.
Call me crazy, but I think we could use more of that kind of lunacy these days.
Enjoy the conversation with a brilliant, unique and utterly entertaining man with a good heart and a grand dream.
Logocentrifugal 131 - Tex Dom
Tex is a leader of men, an elder and has a firm understanding of relationship dynamics after having been on both ends of the functional/dysfunctional relationship dynamics scale.
This was a great conversation which may just help you improve your own relationships.
Logocentrifugal 130 - Patriot "Artist Formerly Known As Any Other Name With The Letter J Involved" J
Patriot J is a young man on an ancient mission.
He's working to create art that accurately expresses the creative vision of his soul. That ain't an easy job.
Takes a lot of work to create something worth exploring, because it takes a lot of work to become someone worth investing your own search for resonant art into. In this episode we discuss J's journey into becoming a true artist.
We also discuss censorship, racism, politics and whether it's weird that a young black man first discovered hip-hop through the pop-rap stylings of a young white boy.
All-in-all, this was a great conversation with a lot of points which tie into the current socio-political discourse.
Want more from Patriot J?
Logocentrifugal 129 - Jack "Catsfishing From Thailand" Peach
Jack Peach is a very thoughtful and intelligent chap.
He's also strong on morals and their impact on society. In this conversation we discuss the effects of feminism, hyper-sexualization, drug abuse and more in the context of their degrading effects upon the cohesion and capacity of the societies they are present in.
There's a lot to take in, and much to ponder over, so buckle up.
Want more from Jack?
Logocentrifugal 128 - Jayson "The Great Gazoo's Knuckle-Dragging Cousin" the Argonaut
Jayson the Argonaut is a polarizing dude. He's also a dude with a big heart.
In this episode, we talk about social issues ranging from parenting to pedophilia, and from politics to gender dynamics. Through it all Jayson displays his characteristic Devil-may-care attitude over whether or not he should speak his mind.
This was a good conversation, and there was quite a bit of back and forth over the role of men and women in society and in the home especially.
Quite enjoyable, and there's certainly a wealth of wisdom to be mined out of this episode.
Want more from Jayson?
Primal Fire Podcast: https://anchor.fm/theprimalfire (Great guest selection, FYI ((yes, I've been on there)))
Logocentrifgual 127 - Mark "The Nuclear Gardener" Schneider
Mark Schneider is among the leading voices in the world of nuclear energy. He's also a very thoughtful, intelligent and interesting dude.
On this fascinating episode, we spoke about the common misconceptions surrounding nuclear energy -dangers surrounding waste, meltdown and weapons proliferation for example- and about emerging technologies which will help facilitate the introduction of nuclear to areas previously devoid of nuclear energy production as well as emphasizing -or re-emphaszing- nuclear energy is areas where cultural fear and the resultant hyper-regulation have stifled the nuclear capacity for decades.
In the course of the conversation we also got into some surprising territory filled with subjects like gardening, community design, space and quite a lot more.
This was an altogether enjoyable conversation with a good man working towards a future in which all mankind has the energy required to build the life, community and future they are now only able to dream about.
Want more from Mark?
Logocentrifgual 126 - Marc "I"ll Beat His Ass, As Long As He's Willing" Lobliner
Marc Lobliner ( @MarcLobliner ) is an entrepreneur, bodybuilder, social commentator and an all-around interesting dude.
He's definitely not interested in killing old people.
Want more from Marc?
Tiger Fitness: https://www.tigerfitness.com/
Logocentrifugal 125 - Adam "Postcard Mentality" Townsend
Join Adam Townsend ( @adamscrabble ) and I as we discus his Covid Log and "the fastest roll-up of power in human history.
He's definitely not a movie villain.
Want more from Adam?
Logocentrifugal 124 - Michael "Gaping Holes In My Resume" Guimarin
Michael Guimarin is a very smart dude.
He came to poke holes in an article I wrote about what to do with all the entitlement money we pay to the government.
We ended up talking about everything from Lizard People and Smoke Filled Rooms to the underlying foundations of democracy and Genghis Khan.
This was a great conversation, and there is more than enough here to keep you guessing for weeks as you explore the concepts discussed.
Want more from Michael?
Logocentrifugal 123 - The Council of Elders - Chief Chuck Whitworth, Billy Red Horse & Dennis Hynes
The Council of Elders returns, this time with more NAVY!
Chief Chuck, The Gentleman Mystic and Mr. Do Hard Things have all been on the podcast before. In fact, all of them have been on multiple times (although the Chief's second appearance is never to be aired due to another guest on that episode requesting it be removed due to security clearance concerns...), but to have them here together is a real treat.
They're wise and wizened, careful(except the Chief) and caring, and this episode is the digital version of the conversation you have with a mentor when you need a bit of perspective on the world and your place in it.
I even offer an ad hoc parable at the end.
Listen carefully to these excellent men discuss their insight into the world, and take something with you as you adventure through your life.
Want more from The Council of Elders?
Billy Red Horse - https://twitter.com/BillyRedHorse
Dennis Hynes - https://twitter.com/HynesDm
Chief Chuck - https://www.chiefchuck.com/
Billy Red Horse - https://gentlemanmystic.com/
Logocentrifugal 123 - Joshua "Ghostwriter In The Machine" Lisec
Joshua Lisec is a ghostwriter.
He's also a successful entrepreneur who has turned his gift for writing into a multifaceted business which has propelled him into the highest echelons of the business and marketing world.
In this conversation, we discuss how he built his empire. There's a lot more in this episode than how to become a successful ghostwriter, at least for those with senses to perceive it.
I also invite Joshua to share a bit of his heart and humanity, and we get to see a bit of the man behind the craft.
This is a great conversation, full of valuable insights, and you would do well to take note and notes.
Want more from Joshua?
Best Way to Say It: https://gumroad.com/l/bestway
Logocentrifugal 122 - Brian "I'm Not An Expert, I Just Play One In Real Life" Roemmele
Brian Roemmele is in contention for the most interesting man on the internet.
That's why I invited him on the podcast. I wanted to discuss his work, his thoughts and philosophy and his propensity for finding fascinating content not found anywhere else.
What I got was three hours of unmitigated fascination.
Brian was ready to rock-n-roll. His heart and mind opened up and delivered such a lucid and thought-provoking monologue that I was little inclined to say anything.
So, I didn't, really.
I just let him say what he needed to say.
The result was one of the most interesting, coherent and salient testimonies I've ever had the good fortune to witness.
Grab a notebook, clear your mind and buckle up. This is a wild ride.
I'll bring Brian back on sometime relatively soon, but in the mean time, find him here:
Logocentrifugal 121 - Dr Edward A "Can't Just Optimize For Sadism" Perin
Dr Ed Perin is a pal of mine, and this is his second appearance.
He's a thoughtful dude, as many in the mental health profession are, and he made his first appearance during the War Series to educate us on the state of mental affairs for veterans and what we might do, as a society, to be able to help our fighting men return to civilian life with a little more grace.
He wanted to come back on to talk about things outside of that specific framework so that he could offer some wisdom that would be more overtly valuable to the everyman.
This conversation was heartfelt, thoughtful, funny and full of wisdom for the everyman. I'd say he met his goal and then some. I'm pleased you're here, pleased to offer the episode and all out of words except to say...
Want more from Dr. Ed?
Logocentrifugal 120 - Jack "Overworld Overlord" Posobiec
Jack Posobiec is a remarkable dude.
Imagine having worked for the Chamber of Commerce in China, the Military Intelligence Community in Gitmo, as a grassroots organizer during the election of Donald Trump and as a reporter for One America News.
Then imagine while you were doing all of these things that you grew a million person following on Twitter, got repeatedly retweeted by the President, wrote a couple books, created a comic book, spoke at countless symposiums and conferences on the most important geopolitical issues of our time, created the anti-cargo shorts meme, and appeared on the Logocentrifugal Podcast twice.
Then imagine having done all of that, and a great deal more (including, importantly, building a growing family), by the time you were 35.
Hard to imagine isn't it?
Yet, that's the life that Jack Posobiec has been living, which makes it even more remarkable that the focus of this conversation was mostly around questions of faith and humanity.
Get ready to look past the surface into the depths of a man guided by faith and compassion.
Want more from Jack?
Amazon Author's Page: https://www.amazon.com/Jack-Posobiec/e/B073RBKZ4K%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
Logocentrifugal 119 - Kurt "Harvard Graduate Lattes" Schlichter
Kurt Schlichter is a fascinating dude.
He's also got terrible cel-service on his porch.
He's also an author, host, commentator and all around nice guy. This is the second time I've had Kurt on the podcast, and I invited him back this time around ostensibly to talk about his new book The 21 Biggest Lies about Donald Trump (and you!).
Really, we mentioned it a couple times, and then I got Kurt wound up talking about Gramscianism, leftist tomfoolery, future forecasting about creative destruction and a whole lot more.
He's an entertaining man to talk and listen to, and he's got that rare talent that emerges when sharp intellect meets relatable speech, which makes his points salient and relatable.
Get ready for thoughtful analysis, witty quips and glitchy digital artifacts.
Want more from Kurt?
Logocentrifugal 118 - Ed "Working The Genuine Angle" Latimore
Ed Latimore is a lot of things, and most of them are pretty interesting.
Former heavyweight boxer, college graduate, king of crack and black coffee jokes, digital entrepreneur, author... this list could go on for quite some time. He's a modern renaissance man.
But, what Ed primarily is in my eyes - and I think he'd agree with me here - is a teacher.
Sure he lives a remarkable life, but Ed has a particular talent in distilling his uncommon experiences into relatable and digestible content that thousands of people across the world have tapped in to.
In this conversation we discuss some of the differences in Ed's life since the last time we spoke, creating an online presence that's representative of your offline reality, mentality and attitude and quite a bit more.
Ed's a good dude, and this conversation has much to offer, so buckle up and settle in.
Want more from Ed?
Logocentrifugal 117 - "Bucket of Facts" Longstone
Longstone is an interesting dude.
I wasn't exactly sure where this conversation was going to go, but I had been conversing with him for several months on Twitter, and he seemed like he'd have a good conversation in him.
He's got a business, but he really wasn't interested in promoting that as much as he was interested in talking about the shape of reality and the philosophical underpinnings of that which manifests from the geometrical nature of existence.
It was a thought-provoking conversation, and there's so much to consider and dive into that you'll be left wondering for days afterwards.
Want more from Longstone? Twitter: https://twitter.com/LongStone
Logocentrifugal 116 - Garrett "Not That Kind Of Commune" Dailey
Garrett is me pal.
He's stayed at my house and met my family.
He's an actual, real world, friend that I gained from the digital world.
The reason for that is because he's intelligent, thoughtful, interesting and also a good person. This combination has led him down some interesting paths.
In this episode, we discuss some of those paths he's been walking - including intentional community, revolutionary service, business as community and more - and what the takeaways have been for him.
It was an interesting conversation, full of important themes worth exploring, and it was a good time sitting down with me ol' pal Garrett.
Want more from Garrett?
Logocentrifugal 115 - Jeff "Washing Machine In My Pocket" Putnam
Jeff is me pal.
He's a father of nine, a man of personal ethics and sovereignty who offers no apology for his stance, an entrepreneur, an author and one of the most loyal men I know.
He's been through some serious shit.
Being put up for adoption as he was entering adolescence, homelessness, back-breaking labor, the profound challenges of being the father of so large a family, and more, yet Jeff has shouldered them all with alacrity and a defiant spirit.
We discuss some of the ways in which these trials have shaped his worldview.
Jeff drops some profound wisdom at every opportunity, and his no holds barred style of conversation adds a special emphasis to his words.
I'm glad to call Jeff brother, and to be able to offer his thoughts for you - dear audience - to absorb.
Want more from Jeff?
Rugged Legacy Grooming: https://ruggedlegacygrooming.com/
Rugged Legacy Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDpt5_SnNxbMPf0eoTni8Cw
Logocentrifugal 114 - Mike "The Opinion Bookie" Elias
Mike Elias is doing some very interesting and novel work.
His work is focused around his brainchild, Idea Markets, which seeks to develop a currency of credibility based upon the blockchain. Built upon an updated securities exchange platform which seeks to put the measure of trust in the credibility of an information source by introducing capital risk into the game.
In this very fascinating episode, Mike and I discuss the ins-and-outs of this concept through contrast and comparison with existing technologies and exchanges. He does an excellent job of explaining several concepts that many folks have had a difficult time in grasping.
We carry the conversation forward into potential branches in this technology, including verging into the education realm, and then we delve into some odd and spiritual territory at the end of the conversation.
All in all, I very much enjoyed the conversation with Mike, thought that his ideas made a lot of sense and there are many ideas of a complex nature expressed clearly so that you, dear audience, can absorb and enjoy them.
Want more from Mike?
Idea Markets: https://ideamarkets.org/
Logocentrifugal 113 - Adam "Pull Yourself Up By Your Kibbutz Straps" Peled
Adam Peled is a brilliant man. He's also my friend. He's also an entrepreneur. He's also a mentor and a family man and more besides.
Driven by a desire to serve his fellow man, to solve problems and to promote abundant prosperity the world over, Adam has been creating solutions to problems most of us can't even see until a visionary points them out to us.
In this conversation, Adam and I discuss his upbringing and how it helped set him upon his current course. We go on to explore the principles behind his desire to serve, the specifics of several of the projects he's involved in and some of the ways he balances the many responsibilities that living such a life demands of him.
I've been lucky to have Adam as a friend, and his influence is one that spans continents to lift others to a higher level. I'm very pleased to offer this conversation to you, dear audience, and I hope you'll absorb the wisdom of a very wise man.
Want more from Adam?
Razor Grip: https://www.razorgrip.com/
Logocentrifugal 112 - Dr. Sean "At War With Self-Licking Ice Cream Cones" McFate
Dr. Sean McFate has a brain on him, and there's no getting around it. He's the kind of smart that causes a lot of problems for itself; his brilliance is attached to an unflinching path of truth telling.s
He's getting the word out on the reality that the United States and the rest of the "Western World" are being outmaneuvered, out-innovated and losing ground rapidly on the modern battlefield.
While the US and it's ostensible allies continue to develop technological and military capabilities aimed at defeating the kind of enemies that haven't been seen since WWII, our enemies have been developing the powers of information, deception and manipulation to win victories over the lumbering beast of the western Military Industrial Complex at a minuscule fraction of the cost in both manpower and resources.
In his new novel, High Treason, McFate lays out in disturbingly plausible detail how just such tactics could play out on a slightly larger scale than perhaps we've yet seen, and how the resources and capabilities of the US are hampered by a dogmatic resistance to accepting the reality that the battlefield is not the one we've been spending decades and trillions of dollars preparing to dominate.
As ever, with the good doctor, listening to this episode will deepen the understanding of those who can already see, and for those who don't - and are willing to listen well - it will shatter the old paradigm of strategic and combative thinking to reveal a world in which the truth is hidden, the lies war with each other for supremacy and the populace is manipulated by clever and powerful groups seeking to advance their own particular, and most often devious, agenda.
Buckle up, listen well and cling not to thine ignorance.
Want more from Dr. Sean McFate?
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Sean-McFate/e/B00JIGATF8/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1
Harper Collins Author Page: https://www.harpercollins.com/author/cr-123134/sean-mcfate/
Logocentrifugal 111 - AoL5 - Art of Elders - Billy "AccountaBilly" Red Horse & Dennis "Tunacan" Hynes
My "crazy uncles" Billy Red Horse and Dennis Hynes are two men who I greatly respect.
Strong - mentally and physically - wise and both with hearts that call them to serve the world by offering their guidance to those smart enough to listen, these men are shining examples of how a man can mature with his dignity intact.
We had a very powerful conversation on the ways in which the world has changed, and the ways it has remained the same, through their many, MANY, years, and how one might live with honor in any climate.
Accountability, consequences, effort, cultural uproar, shifting paradigms and quite a bit more were discussed as we created this scroll of wisdom. It was an honor to have these gentlemen on, and their dynamic with each other was a pleasure to watch, yet the real treasures were in the bits of knowledge and thoughtful perspectives that were unceasingly pouring forth from the mouths of these elders.
I am more than pleased to be able to offer this conversation for your education and edification.
Want more from Billy Red Horse?
Relevant Article: http://gentlemanmystic.com/2018/03/24/where-have-the-elders-gone/
Want more from Dennis Hynes?
Logocentrifgual 110 - AoL 4 - Art of The Phoenix - Jack "Fat In Winter" Murhpy
Jack Murphy is a remarkable man.
A towering beast of a man, with a towering intellect to match, he's been very influential in the conversations surrounding politics and masculinity in recent years.
Part of what gives him his standing is his ability to write lucid accounts of the many trials he's lived through in the last decade or so. He connects principles and current events to stories and language that people can connect with.
As part of The Art of Living series here on the Logocentrifugal Podcast, I had a conversation with Jack about the ways in which he's been able to put his life back together stronger each time following the repeated life-shattering events that have shaped his story.
We talked about connections, mentality, storytelling and a lot more. And it's clear from this conversation why many look to Jack for leadership and connection.
This was a very important conversation, and there's so much to absorb from the thoughts presented. Jack drops a massive amount of wisdom in this podcast, and I'm grateful to be able to share it with you. Listen well, and think carefully about the things you learn.
Want more from Jack?
Logocentrifugal 109 - AoL3: Art of $ - Nate "The Cashflow Pastor" Dean & Caleb "Yung Dvdndz" Gregory
On this episode of The Art of Living series, I spoke with Nate Dean and Caleb Gregory about the ways in which one can put their money to work for them.
We talked about cashflow, and dividends and the mentality behind those who master their relationship with money. This isn't an episode about budgeting or paying off all of your debt. Those are important concepts, but in this episode of the Logocentrifugal Podcast, we talk about how a person can use their money to create leverage and passive income.
This is not a "get rich quick and easy" type of conversation, but those who can wrap their head around the idea that there are more ways to earn money than trading units of time will discover a level of freedom that most will never know.
Buckle up, listen intently and consider well the concepts put before you in this episode.
Want more from these fine gentlemen?
Twitter - https://twitter.com/ChroniclesNate
Holy Shift! - https://bethebank.kartra.com/page/holyshift
Newsletter - https://bethebank.kartra.com/page/twitter
Twitter - https://twitter.com/CalebGregory304
Books - https://gumroad.com/l/VdipT
Logocentrifugal 108 - The Art of Living 2 - The Art of Style - Tanner "Not just Private School" Guzy
Tanner Guzy is among the most well-know and respected commentators and professionals working in the realm of style, particularly style with a masculine emphasis, and I sat down to talk to him about it.
One of Tanner's main refrains is the idea that "real men don't care what they look like" is a foolish and untrue line that's been damaging the potential of men who buy into it. We talked about the psychological aspects of style - what it communicates, how it impacts your identity, how it changes the way you feel - and got into how one might begin to understand their relationship to different aspects of clothing.
This was a conversation that got me thinking about things in a way I really hadn't explored before, and I'm grateful to Tanner for taking the time to spell it out for me, and I'm pleased to be able to offer the conversation for your consideration.
Want more from Tanner?
Logocentrifugal 107 - The Art of Living 1 - Life As Art - Roman "Mediocrity Is Your Function" McClay
In the inaugural episode of this new series, The Art of Living, I invited on regular guest Roman McClay to discuss living one's life in a manner that expresses one's artistic sensibilities.
Good art comes from the soul, and if one is living a life attuned to the soul, it becomes an artistic expression.
Creating an environment that one can express themselves fully and naturally in, recognizing your function in the world, and following the impulses of your soul wherever they lead you are among the ideas we discussed.
It gets deep, as it always does with Roman, so buckle up and get prepared to do some thinking.
Also, go buy his book, it's remarkable and singular.
Thanks for tuning in.
Want more from Roman?
Logocentrifugal 106 WAR Series 7 - Kurt "Tri-Tips and Sweatpants" Schlichter
I invited him on the podcast because he came highly recommended by several friends in the military and narrative warfare circles.
Longtime fans of the podcast understand that I like to knock my guests out of their comfort zone a little bit, and see what comes out when in unpracticed ground. I did not succeed at this with Kurt.
I was outmatched.
The man has been doing the talking head thing for a long time, and he was perfectly comfortable steering the conversation to the places he wanted it to go. That was alright with me, it was a good opportunity to learn from someone who has a lot of skill in staying on topic. This conversation was more about a war of political and social messaging - and the consequences thus derived - than it was about on the ground warfare.
That's also alright with me. Students of war understand that politics is merely non-kinetic warfare, and also that politics aims the guns.
All that said, this was a good conversation, and you have to admire a man who can stick to his principles while keeping a good sense of humor. We laughed a lot along the way, and if you're not familiar with Kurt, you're gonna get familiar with him in just over 3/4 of an hour.
Want more from Col(R) Kurt Schlichter?
Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/Kurt-Schlichter/e/B009DYP6NU
Townhall Columnist Page: townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/
Logocentrifugal 105 WAR Series 6 - King "Exploit The Weak To Destroy The Strong" Atlas
Atlas knows his business, and his business is political power.
He works behind the scenes in countries that are best left unnamed to exert shadow power in the places it is most effective. This conversation lays a framework for understanding the way the world works from this perspective.
We explore a couple of real world examples, and dive into some hypotheticals, all in the name of illuminating the shadow world of politics and the armed conflict that serves to enact and enforce the decisions of the political decision makers.
You're going to learn a lot about the way the world turns in this episode, and it might be frightening for you, but Atlas holds a perspective that is critical to understanding why and how wars are fought.
This conversation also does a nice job of tying together several of the previous episodes into a cohesive framework.
Buckle up and get ready for a bumpy ride.
Want more from Atlas?
Logocentrifugal 104 - WAR Series 5 - Dr. Edward A. "Put some ED in your pencil" Perin
Dr. Ed Perin is a good man.
He helps folks deal with the traumatic psychological remnants of their time spent in extremely taxing situations.
That's a tough job, and it takes a strong and caring mind to withstand it.
Doc is just such an one. His time in the Army may have something to do with that. It was a pleasure to speak with him about the nature of traumatic psychology - especially as it relates to soldiers - some of the causes, and what can be done to help overcome the negatives associated with a rewired brain.
He also does a wonderful job of making sure that the human element is represented, and shifting the conversation to a place where we could leave behind the fetishization of the "blood and death" part of a soldier's experience.
It was a great conversation, with much within for you to learn, and I encourage you to dive in and pay close attention.
Want more form Dr. Edward A. Perin?
Logocentrifugal 103 - WAR Series 4 - Jarhead "Not Necessarily Advocating Atrocities" Mike
Mike is a good dude.
In this episode we discuss brotherhood, the frustrations of limitations, the differences in war now versus Desert Storm and how those differences have are shaping the changes our armed forces are undergoing, the evilness of lobbyists, and quite a bit more.
We also discuss the life of Mike, the marine and the man, and how his time in the Marines has shaped his life and his outlook.
It was important to me that this series not focus merely on strategy and tactics, not only on politics and analysis, but on the human side of things - who are the ones actually serving in the Military, and why, and how does it effect them? - and this episode is rich in the human element.
So, press the button, listen well, and mine the rich deposit of humanity to be found within.
Want more from Jarhead Mike?
Logocentrifugal 102 - WAR Series 3 - John "Camouflage By Spray Paint" Dailey
John Dailey is a solid man.
He's also the father of Logocentrifugal Podcast alumni, Garrett "Ginger Hitler" Dailey, who also happens to be a good pal of mine.
In this podcast, we discuss how the whole paradigm of the US Military changed after the events of 9-11, and how John's mentality changed along with it.
We get into the psychological effects that can result from armed conflict - not all of them are negative, by the way - and how a life of service in the military translates into a life of service in the civilian world.
John is a thoughtful and contemplative man, you can tell, and he has a very nuanced perspective on many of the political and societal issues surrounding the subject of war.
I really enjoyed this conversation, both as a podcast host and on a personal level, and I suggest you listen well that you might glean a a great deal of wisdom from the words of John Dailey.
Want more from John?
Logocentrifugal 101 - War Series 2 - Sean "Raging Out Until They're Aging Out" McFate
Dr. Sean McFate is a one-man revolution in the world of military strategy.
You might already know that, whether from his first appearance on this podcast, or from his vast body of work elsewhere, including his brilliant and accessible book The New Rules of War.
Any way you slice it, he's an endless resource of thoughtful analysis, educated takes, and controversial opinions on all things war... which is exactly why I brought him back on the podcast.
In this second episode in the series, Dr. McFate teaches us some novel ways of looking at conflict - who, how, why and so forth - that puts much of the news and rhetoric into perspective.
We also dive into some specific real-world situations, as well as some not-unlikely hypotheticals, to apply these thinking skills in concrete ways.
By the time you're finished with this episode, the world will likely look different than it did before, and you'll be ready to move into some of the more personal stories to come with eyes a bit more wide.
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Logocentrifugal 100 - WAR Series 1 - Scott "Handsome Is In My Skill-Stack" Adams
Scott Adams is a smart man. Importantly, he's used those smarts to elevate himself into a diverse collection of powerful platforms.
Whether from classrooms to boardrooms, cartoons to capital, investments to influence, politics to periscope and beyond, Scott has found ways to elevate himself to the highest levels.
In this inaugural episode of the Logocentrifugal Podcast WAR Series, I asked Mr. Adams to explain some of the tools he uses to avoid what he calls Loserthink (he explains these tools in depth within the pages of the book by the same name), and to apply his skill in using those tools to take a look at the world of war and conflict.
He did not disappoint.
Though this isn't the first episode I've recorded for the WAR Series, I've chosen to release it first so that you, dear audience member, can absorb the lessons he offers and apply them to the forthcoming episodes.
In this way, I hope to be able to increase your ability to apply your own critical eye and enhance your capacity to think in an independent manner about the different perspectives you'll be exposed to in the coming months.
I want you to think for yourself, and to be able to do that well.
Scott Adams has the same desire, and has made it one of his central efforts. That's why I was grateful to him for coming on to help me help you do that.
Listen carefully, take notes and enjoy the ride.
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Logocentrifugal 99 - Mike "Bolen A 300" Bolen
Mike Bolen has his shit together.
This was a shorter episode, but if you're keeping track of valuable insights, then you wouldn't know it.
Mike is a leader in the realm of real estate, having been in the industry for more than 20 years, and has turned himself into a multimillionaire in the process. A man like that is worth asking some questions of, and as I did so, he revealed that he's a man of systems and mastery. I can identify with that a great deal.
We talked about the power of a strong network, tools to ensure that you're attracting the best candidates for inclusion into your network, and several strategies and practices that will allow one the ability to create a powerful mindset, lucrative endeavors and a method to the mastery.
All in all it was an excellent conversation, full of valuable information, and I hope you'll listen carefully.
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Logocentrifugal 98 - Dr. Robert "Quoth the Raven, Not Moth to the Flame" Toth
Dr. Robert Toth sees things.
Not dead people, probably, but answers to questions most people don't know how to ask.
But he answers them anyway, and new worlds of function open up along this journey into distillation that he's on. In our conversation, we talked a lot about how one might use processes and problem-solving tools to refine the most relevant information into the most useful groupings.
There's a lot going on here, you might say.
This was a conversation that will, as you reach the end of it, have given you a lot of things to think about, and not all of them overt. Dr. Toth is a strategic thinker, and listening to him speak about the future reveals the depth of his faith in himself to influence it. Yet there's a humbleness born of being very realistic about his place in the scheme of things, too.
This balance makes for a wise vantage with the potential to steer events significantly.
Is Dr. Toth the wise owl sharing wisdom from the canopy, or is he the Tootsie-Pop owl, eating the candy of those who ask stupid questions?
When you're ready to find out, we'll see you on the inside.
Thanks for tuning in.
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Logocentrifugal 97 - Robin "Go BINK! Your Comfort Zone" Black
Robin Black is a fascinating dude.
This conversation was very much the Robin show, and that suits me very well. I love this kind of "put a quarter in a sit back" kind of guest because I get to sit back and enjoy the experience.
Though he's best known for his martial arts video breakdowns and commentary, the man has developed a profound worldview built upon his study of martial prowess.
Just as a thrown fist or shin is subject to the rules of physics and chemistry, and just as the mind which threw them is subject to the rules of psychology and evolutionary impulses, so too has Robin's study taken him down these roads.
In what is simultaneously a wide ranging and circular conversation, we talk about such disparate subjects as the nature of reality and knowledge, confidence and humility, the limitations of understanding imposed by language and a lot more besides.
This conversation is a veritable smorgasbord of wisdom and insight which will challenge you to think about things a bit differently. I think you'll find a great amount of value to be harvested from this conversational field.
Buckle up and get ready for a breakneck ride through the mind of Robin Black.
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Logocentrifugal 96 - Elliott "Demons At The Door" Hulse
Elliott Hulse is a powerful man.
This is true in more than just his juggernaut physicality, though that is certainly an impressive feature of the man, but it also true in the measure thoughtful mind and soulful desire to lift those he works with up several levels in the game of paradigmatic ascension.
"I'm a strength coach," went the refrain several times throughout the conversation. Sure, that's true, but usually when people say that they are not also the head of a movement involving millions of people. Elliott is. The strength he teaches is based on his philosophy that there is more to a person than the meat and bones of their body; a person is a mind, a body, an emotional being and a spirit.
While the path to a balanced strength in all four quadrants started for Elliott and the men - yes men, he focuses his work on men because of his view that the world is doing its damndest to destroy men and bring them down from their Divinely appointed roles leaders and kings - he works with in the realm of the body, it does not stop there.
In fact, as Elliott was humble and courageous enough to expound upon in our conversation, it continues on is a never-ending process of introspection, reflection, prayer and service.
I really enjoyed this conversation, and I think it's an important one to have had given the current cultural climate, and I'm grateful to Elliott for taking the time to sit down with me and talk about men, and God and our place in this increasingly hostile and broken culture. Also, listen closely and see if you can spot the point at which his heart opened up and we really started to connect.
You may not agree with everything that is said in this podcast, but I challenge you to listen carefully and measure your own thoughts agains those of Elliott Hulse and ask yourself where you stand.
Thanks for listening.
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