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(Half) JaysAnalysis Republic Bk. 8: The Pythagorean City

In this half talk for free, I detail the 8th book of Plato’s Republic where Socrates describes the degeneration of the ideal city into oligarchy, democracy and chaos. Included in book 8 is the esoteric doctrine of the Pythagorean number of man, based in the cosmology of the Timaeus.  Included is an explanation of the metallurgical…

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Jay w/Tim Kelly: Spies, Movies & Medieval Philosophers

Tim Kelly asked me back on to his podcast to discuss history, stagecraft, the Vatican, medieval philosophy and Thomism, hylomorphism, Aristotle and the medieval synthesis, nominalism and realism, the analogia entis, the Summas, scholasticism, the imperium, church history, Augustinianism, anthropology, Anselm and Ockham, Luther and Calvin, the scientific revolution and humanism, eastern theology, naturalism, Christopher…

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Half Audio Plato’s Republic Pt. 2 – Bk III, Music & Triadic Hierarchy

This is the free half of a full lecture for JaysAnalysis subscribers. Moving to book III, we look at the correspondences in Plato’s Republic between the individual human person, the social order and the universe. How is there a connection between these three seemingly different aspects of experience? What connects them? How does this relate to music…

Today's Meditation: Freedom!

Let Freedom Ring!

By: Jay Today’s Meditation: Freedom! The world is now run by virtuous, informed citizens who jealously guard their liberties and work tirelessly to keep themselves abreast of the latest legislation and geopolitical developments.  Thanks to the Enlightenment, humanity was awakened to its own inner potential. We saw the divine spark within ourselves, and realized we…

Apocalypticism, Republiconmunism and Race-specific Bio-Weapons

By: Jay For a long time I’ve held back on my actual thoughts on things, but nowadays I could care less. The actual operation of the entire society has become so absurd, backward, and irrational that it is now comical. For those aware, it is quite evident there is a long term plan to re-engineer and…