The Secular Foxhole
The Secular Foxhole

The Secular Foxhole

Blair Schofield and Martin Lindeskog

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As a freethinker, are you looking through binoculars out at the world in the safety of a foxhole? Get fuel for your soul and intellectual ammunition by listening to The Secular Foxhole podcast, in order to fight for the separation of religion and state.

Recent Episodes

James Valliant on the Role of the Supreme Court, Abortion Rights, and the Sad Situation in the Sunshine State
MAY 22, 2022
James Valliant on the Role of the Supreme Court, Abortion Rights, and the Sad Situation in the Sunshine State
Today we talk with https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/james-valliant-on-leonard-peikoffs-lecture-modernism-and-madness (James Valliant), author of https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/interview-with-james-valliant (Creating Christ: How the Romans Invented Christianity). We discuss the possible bad effects of the SCOTUS leak, and the worse outcome if Roe v Wade is struck down. Then we wrap up with Disney vs. DeSantis. Martin is ending with a call-to-action regarding the https://fountain.fm/lyceum (new podcast app, Fountain), and is informing how you could send donations, based on the value for value model. We will pick winners in the four upcoming episodes of our show. https://fountainfm.notion.site/Fountain-Campaign-May-13-1522241454774ca28b8190c086b3086b (The four winners will each get 50,000 Satoshis, to their Fountain lightning address (electronic wallet)). Another call-to-action: After you have listened to this episode, add your $0.02 (two cents) to the conversation, by joining (for free) https://secular-foxhole.haaartland.com/ (The Secular Foxhole Town Hall). Feel free to introduce yourself to the other members, discuss the different episodes, give us constructive feedback, or check out the virtual room, Speakers' Corner, and step up on the digital soapbox. Welcome to our new place in cyberspace! Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Originalism (Originalism) https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/3491941-clarence-thomas-is-right-about-declining-respect-for-the-supreme-court-but-wrong-about-its-cause/ (Clarence Thomas is right about declining respect for the Supreme Court — but wrong about its cause) https://theobjectivestandard.com/2015/05/the-new-testament-versus-the-american-revolution/ (The New Testament Versus the American Revolution) https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/414652-i-would-remind-you-that-extremism-in-the-defense-of (Quote by Barry Goldwater) https://courses.aynrand.org/works/extremism-or-the-art-of-smearing/ (“Extremism,” or The Art of Smearing) https://www.abortionismoral.com (Abortion Is Moral dot com) https://www.ontheissues.org/celeb/Ayn_Rand_Abortion.htm (Ayn Rand on abortion) https://www.ontheissues.org/Abortion.htm (Abortion - On The Issues dot org) https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisondurkee/2022/05/16/desantis-wants-state-government-to-control-disney-worlds-special-district/ (DeSantis Wants State Government To Control Disney World’s Special District) https://fountain.fm/lyceum (Martin Lindeskog's profile (Lyceum) on Fountain) https://fountainfm.notion.site/Fountain-Campaign-May-13-1522241454774ca28b8190c086b3086b (Fountain campaign) Episode 48 (54 minutes) was recorded at 10 PM CET, on May 19, 2022, with https://ringr.com/ego (Ringr app).. Editing and post-production was done with the https://alitu.com/?fp_ref=egonetcast (podcast maker, Alitu). The https://www.veed.io/tools/transcription/podcast-transcripts (transcript will be generated by Veed.io) in the near future. https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/listen (Easy listen to The Secular Foxhole podcast) in your https://podnews.net/podcast/i9d1q/all (podcast (podcatcher) app) of choice, e.g., https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-secular-foxhole/id1529242825 (Apple Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/2OZNzkrzItT4zmDpc8TdqO (Spotify), https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5jYXB0aXZhdGUuZm0vdGhlLXNlY3VsYXItZm94aG9sZS8?sa=Xandved=2ahUKEwif28Kq4IjsAhVK0IUKHbQpAREQ4aUDegQIARACandhl=sv (Google Podcasts), https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/36c65af3-3a05-48fc-90b2-a60bc245d918/the-secular-foxhole (Amazon Music), https://gaana.com/podcast/the-secular-foxhole-season-1 (Gaana), https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-secular-foxhole-blair-schofield-and-0AFTLgs42OW/ (Listen Notes), or one of the http://newpodcastapps.com/ (new podcast...
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54 MIN
Russian Orthodox Church, Disinformation Czar, and DeSantis versus Disney
MAY 3, 2022
Russian Orthodox Church, Disinformation Czar, and DeSantis versus Disney
In this episode, Martin and I discuss Atilla and the Witch Doctor, DeSantis and Disney, the new ‘Disinformation Czar,’ along with important news about an upcoming interview concerning this ‘czar,’ and some changes to the Secular Foxhole, and Podcasting 2.0. Call-to-Action: After you have listened to this episode, add your $0.02 (two cents) to the conversation, by joining (for free) https://secular-foxhole.haaartland.com/ (The Secular Foxhole Town Hall). Feel free to introduce yourself to the other members, discuss the different episodes, give us constructive feedback, or check out the virtual room, Speakers' Corner, and step up on the digital soapbox. Welcome to our new place in cyberspace! Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services: https://youtu.be/uyd9D62_pT0 (Ukraine War: Split in Russian Orthodox church) https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/04/26/ukraine-war-russian-orthodox-church-support-patriarch-kirill-homophobia/ (The Real Reason the Russian Orthodox Church’s Leader Supports Putin’s War) https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-long-holy-war-behind-putins-political-war-in-ukraine (The Long Holy War Behind Putin’s Political War in Ukraine) https://www.dw.com/en/ukraine-war-the-role-of-the-orthodox-churches/a-61063614 (Ukraine war: The role of the Orthodox churches) https://www.capitalismmagazine.com/2022/04/attila-and-the-witch-doctor-rule-russia-today/ (Attila and the Witch Doctor Rule Russia Today) https://youtu.be/xokh_ODcw4E (How ‘Attila’ and the ‘Witch Doctor’ Unite To Destroy Reason) https://nypost.com/2022/04/28/bidens-disinformation-czar-is-latest-assault-on-free-speech/?fbclid=IwAR2nfxCjeX13tkX2fNifxMsGL1T3mbkeU2u7BYEfG4aehpX2dBuUhSptTIU (Biden’s ‘Disinformation’ czar is latest assault on free speech) https://stevenjfeldstein.com (Steven Feldstein) https://www.podpage.com/?via=martin-lindeskog (Podpage (Martin's referral link)) https://worldnewsera.com/news/politics/ron-desantis-is-viktor-orbans-true-american-disciple/ (Ron DeSantis is Viktor Orbán’s true American disciple) https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/04/ron-desantis-disney-dont-say-gay-banana-republic-florida-authoritarian.html (In DeSantis’s Banana Republic, Corporations Must Support the Party Orbanism in Florida.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limited_government (Limited government) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Curry (Adam Curry a.k.a the podfather) https://podcastindex.org/podcast/920666 (Podcasting 2.0 podcast) https://www.podcastjunkies.com/dave-jones-interview/ (Dave Jones - Why Value For Value Is Good For Podcasting (Podcast Junkies, episode 290)) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_speech (Freedom of speech) https://explore.fountain.fm/blog/fountain-0-3-16 (Fountain 0.3.16 - Lightning Addresses, Fountain User Splits, Activity Notifications and Skip Controls) https://shop.fountain.fm/products/fountain-boost-tee-1 (Fountain Boost T-shirt) https://podcastpontifications.com/episode/a-little-bird-and-the-future-of-value-for-value-in-podcasts (A Little Bird And The Future Of Value For Value In Podcasts) https://bluewallet.io (BlueWallet) https://youtu.be/At35TzsnrAE (What is Podcasting 2.0 with James Cridland?) Episode 47 (18 minutes) was recorded at 9 : 30 PM CET, on April 30, 2022, with https://ringr.com/ego (Ringr app).. Editing and post-production was done with the https://alitu.com/?fp_ref=egonetcast (podcast maker, Alitu). The https://www.veed.io/tools/transcription/podcast-transcripts (transcript will be generated by Veed.io) in the near future. https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/listen (Easy listen to The Secular Foxhole podcast) in your https://podnews.net/podcast/i9d1q/all (podcast (podcatcher) app) of choice, e.g., https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-secular-foxhole/id1529242825 (Apple Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/2OZNzkrzItT4zmDpc8TdqO...
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18 MIN
Donations and Podcasting 2.0
APR 15, 2022
Donations and Podcasting 2.0
Martin and I do a short show giving a Huge Thank You to a https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/interview-with-kevin-osborne (previous guest), who gave the show a wonderful donation. We then talk about the show’s relevance to current issues and preview future guests and discuss future plans. As a wrap-up we list different ways you could support us as podcasters, e.g., by posting https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-secular-foxhole-1468375 (reviews on Podchaser), and using http://newpodcastapps.com (new podcast apps) like https://play.fountain.fm/show/tAMgIwWrYj20GkK7x48m (Fountain) and https://app.podcastguru.io/podcast/the-secular-foxhole-1529242825 (Podcast Guru). Call-to-Action: After you have listened to this episode, add your $0.02 (two cents) to the conversation, by joining (for free) https://secular-foxhole.haaartland.com/ (The Secular Foxhole Town Hall). Feel free to introduce yourself to the other members, discuss the different episodes, give us constructive feedback, or check out the virtual room, Speakers' Corner, and step up on the digital soapbox. Welcome to our new place in cyberspace! Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services: https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/interview-with-kevin-osborne (Kevin Osborne) https://podcastindex.org/podcast/value4value (Value 4 Value podcasts) http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/trader_principle.html (Trader Principle) https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/robert-tracinski-on-workism (Robert Tracinski on Workism) https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/11/danger-really-loving-your-job/620690/ (Loving Your Job Is a Capitalist Trap by Erin A. Cech) - The Atlantic https://alexepstein.substack.com/p/how-i-stopped-the-washington-post?s=r (How I stopped The Washington Post from canceling me and Fossil Future by Alex Epstein) https://www.instagram.com/p/CbTWo9ksvdp/ (Photo) of https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781793612205/A-Declaration-and-Constitution-for-a-Free-Society-Making-the-Declaration-of-Independence-and-U-S-Constitution-Fully-Consistent-with-the-Protection-of-Individual-Rights (Brian P. Simpson's book, A Declaration and Constitution for a Free Society Making the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution Fully Consistent with the Protection of Individual Rights.) https://fizzle.co/?ref=MY7 (Fizzle) https://www.thepodcasthost.com/planning/whats-a-good-number-of-downloads-for-a-podcast/ ("Average Podcast Downloads" - The Podcast Host) https://twitter.com/LyceumPeripatos/status/1509263815933890568 (My tweet to Steven Feldstein, author of The Rise of Digital Repression: How Technology is Reshaping Power, Politics, and Resistance.) https://www.podchaser.com/articles/reviews4good/reviews4good-2022 (#Reviews4Good - Podchaser) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GQar8OXtXg (Future feature on Captivate: Listener tips and donations) https://podnews.net/podcast/i95bv (Streaming Satoshis) https://www.fountain.fm/2022 (The most supported and most played podcasts on Fountain so far in 2022) https://twitter.com/LyceumPeripatos/status/1512466827527524357 (My tweet about episode 44. Liked by Captivate, Adam Tinkoff, and Lisa Sicard.) https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Lyceum (Supporters on Martin's Buy Me A Coffee page) https://www.podpage.com/?via=martin-lindeskog (Podpage (Martin's referral link)) https://podcastpage.io (Podcastpage) https://podcastindex.org (Podcast Index) https://www.podchaser.com/articles/announcements/new-podchaser-integrations-in-2022?utm_source=Podchaser+Usersandutm_campaign=33a2bbac8c-Updates-2022-04-08andutm_medium=emailandutm_term=0_1633da3344-33a2bbac8c-69745327andct=t(Updates-2022-04-08)#podcast-guru-users-can-now-add-and-read-podchaser-reviews-from-app (Podcast Guru Users Can Now Add and Read Podchaser Reviews From App) https://www.podcaststarterclub.com (Podcast Starter Club) https://www.pewresearch.org/topic/religion/ (Pew Research Center on religion)...
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20 MIN
Interview with Warren Fahy
MAR 31, 2022
Interview with Warren Fahy
Our guest today is Warren Fahy, who is here to discuss his latest novel, Magenta. Magenta is about a color-coded social credit system that has crushed the American people's spirit for decades and how three young people overturn that system. Plus, we talk about his other novels, like Fragment and The Kor. Then he mentions his touching and also terrifying engagement with the publishing industry, along with his co-writing, with frequent guest, https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/interview-with-james-valliant (James Valliant), of the non-fiction work, Creating Christ: How The Romans Invented Christianity. Tune in for a great show. Call-to-Action: After you have listened to this episode, add your $0.02 (two cents) to the conversation, by joining (for free) https://secular-foxhole.haaartland.com/ (The Secular Foxhole Town Hall). Feel free to introduce yourself to the other members, discuss the different episodes, give us constructive feedback, or check out the virtual room, Speakers' Corner, and step up on the digital soapbox. Welcome to our new place in cyberspace! Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services: https://www.warrenfahy.com (Warren Fahy's website) https://www.warrenfahy.com/magenta (Magenta) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Crichton (Michael Crichton) https://www.warrenfahy.com/fragment (Fragment) https://www.warrenfahy.com/the-kor (The Kor) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Reset (Great Reset) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduard_Habsburg-Lothringen (Eduard Habsburg-Lothringen) https://www.audible.com/pd/Escaping-America-Audiobook/B01N7ZI4ZZ (Escaping America) https://freeatlantis.com (FreeAtlantis.com) https://www.creatingchrist.com (CreatingChrist.com) https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2622192.Warren_Fahy (Warren Fahy on Goodreads) Episode 45 (35 minutes) was recorded at 9 PM CET, on March 18, 2022, with https://ringr.com/ego (Ringr app).. Editing and post-production was done with the https://alitu.com/?fp_ref=egonetcast (podcast maker, Alitu). The https://www.veed.io/tools/transcription/podcast-transcripts (transcript is generated by Veed.io). https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/listen (Easy listen to The Secular Foxhole podcast) in your https://podnews.net/podcast/i9d1q/all (podcast (podcatcher) app) of choice, e.g., https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-secular-foxhole/id1529242825 (Apple Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/2OZNzkrzItT4zmDpc8TdqO (Spotify), https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5jYXB0aXZhdGUuZm0vdGhlLXNlY3VsYXItZm94aG9sZS8?sa=Xandved=2ahUKEwif28Kq4IjsAhVK0IUKHbQpAREQ4aUDegQIARACandhl=sv (Google Podcasts), https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/36c65af3-3a05-48fc-90b2-a60bc245d918/the-secular-foxhole (Amazon Music), https://gaana.com/podcast/the-secular-foxhole-season-1 (Gaana), https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-secular-foxhole-blair-schofield-and-0AFTLgs42OW/ (Listen Notes), or one of the http://newpodcastapps.com/ (new podcast apps), onhttps://podcastindex.org/podcast/1064830 ( Podcast Index), supporting the https://medium.com/@everywheretrip/an-introduction-to-podcasting-2-0-3c4f61ea17f4 (Podcasting 2.0) initiative, and http://value4value.io/ (Value for Value) through https://satoshis.stream/ (Satoshis Stream) (Bitcoin payments). Oscar Merry is ahead of the game, with his https://podcastbusinessjournal.com/app-making-bitcoin-payments-easier/ (Fountain app). Make a micropayment transaction with the new https://www.fountain.fm/blog/how-to-top-up-your-listener-wallet-with-bitcoin (podcast app, Fountain). You could also listen to our podcast on our own standalone app, by downloading it for free on https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-secular-foxhole/id1552689877 (Apple App Store) and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hr.apps.n180514 (Google...
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35 MIN
James Madison, News Sandwich, and Value for Value in the Podosphere
MAR 16, 2022
James Madison, News Sandwich, and Value for Value in the Podosphere
Our show commemorates James Madison's birthday, March 16th. We recommend his https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/01-08-02-0163 (Memorial and Remonstrance against Religious Assessments). Then we discuss topics in our news sandwich segment, and talk about the value for value model in the podosphere. Call-to-Action: After you have listened to this episode, add your $0.02 (two cents) to the conversation, by joining (for free) https://secular-foxhole.haaartland.com/ (The Secular Foxhole Town Hall). Feel free to introduce yourself to the other members, discuss the different episodes, give us constructive feedback, or check out the virtual room, Speakers' Corner, and step up on the digital soapbox. Welcome to our new place in cyberspace! Show notes with links to articles, blog posts, products and services: https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2016/03/a-founding-father-is-born-on-march-16-1751/ (A Founding Father is Born on March 16, 1751) https://www.azquotes.com/author/9277-James_Madison/tag/religion (James Madison Quotes About Religion) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_God_We_Trust (In God We Trust motto on U.S. currency) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_affiliations_of_presidents_of_the_United_States (Religious affiliations of presidents of the United States) https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/thomas-paine-memorial-association (Thomas Paine Memorial Association) https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/godinamerica/people/james-madison.html (James Madison on PBS.org) https://www.montpelier.org (James Madison's Montpelier in Virginia) https://theobjectivestandard.com/2017/02/america-at-her-best-is-hamiltonian/ (Richard Salsman on Hamilton) https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/correction-and-wrap-up (News Sandwich segment) https://www.blueorigin.com/news/orbital-reef-commercial-space-station (Blue Origin and Sierra Space developing commercial space station) https://www.cnet.com/home/internet/starlink-satellite-internet-explained/ (Starlink Explained: Everything to Know About Elon Musk's Satellite Internet Venture) http://Value4Value.io (Value4Value.io) https://podcastindex.org/podcast/value4value (Value 4 Value podcasts on Podcast Index) http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/trader_principle.html (Trader Principle) https://podcastbusinessjournal.com/app-making-bitcoin-payments-easier/ (App Making Bitcoin Payments Easier) https://www.fountain.fm/blog/how-to-top-up-your-fountain-wallet-with-bitcoin (How to top up your Fountain Wallet with Bitcoin) https://play.fountain.fm/show/tAMgIwWrYj20GkK7x48m (The Secular Foxhole podcast on Fountain app) https://twitter.com/podStation_app (podStation on Twitter) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/podstation-podcast-player/bpcagekijmfcocgjlnnhpdogbplajjfn (podStation Podcast Player (Google Chrome extension)) https://tallyco.in (Tallycoin) https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/episode/celebrating-ayn-rand (Randsday) https://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/curry (Adam Curry on the Future of Podcasting, episode 3037 of The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko) Episode 44 (33 minutes) was recorded at 10 PM CET, on February 25, 2022, with https://ringr.com/ego (Ringr app).. Editing and post-production was done with the https://alitu.com/?fp_ref=egonetcast (podcast maker, Alitu). The https://www.veed.io/tools/transcription/podcast-transcripts (transcript is generated by Veed.io). https://the-secular-foxhole.captivate.fm/listen (Easy listen to The Secular Foxhole podcast) in your https://podnews.net/podcast/i9d1q/all (podcast (podcatcher) app) of choice, e.g., https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-secular-foxhole/id1529242825 (Apple Podcasts), https://open.spotify.com/show/2OZNzkrzItT4zmDpc8TdqO (Spotify), https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5jYXB0aXZhdGUuZm0vdGhlLXNlY3VsYXItZm94aG9sZS8?sa=Xandved=2ahUKEwif28Kq4IjsAhVK0IUKHbQpAREQ4aUDegQIARACandhl=sv
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33 MIN