DimWits PodCast

DimWits PodCast

Latest Episodes

Selfishness and the New Covenant
August 17, 2019

Dwight and I hit upon an original idea. We start out talking about selfishness. What is it? Simply stated, selfishness is what causes suffering in the world. Then we talk about the New Covenant. In Christian theology this is the new era Christ came to ush

Futurism (divorcing ourselves from the current system)
August 07, 2019

The subject is "futurism" and what we end up talking about is not  a movement in art, music, and literature that began in the early 20th century, rather we discuss how to divorce ourselves from the current system of false authority. Banking and educa

This Absurd Life (the Myth of Sisyphus)
July 07, 2019

In the Myth of Sisyphus, the hero has to push a rock up a mountain; upon reaching the top, the rock would roll down again, leaving Sisyphus to start over.  Sisyphus is a symbol of mankind as a whole and Sisyphus' punishment symbolizes what we do ever

Bitcoin: The Separation of Bank and State
June 29, 2019

 The separation of church and State was a good idea... now it is time to think about the separation of bank and State. It is an idea who's time has come. Buckminster Fuller once said, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To chan

Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits - Entertainment Above All
June 10, 2019

The populace of ‘Fifteen Million Merits’ are controlled because they want to be controlled. We all secretly crave fascism, but don’t like it being called that. The most efficient forms of managing us are ones that we have accepted, or demanded. And what o

Populism, Profanity, and Hacking Democracy
June 08, 2019

What is populism?  The DimWits get political. Yes, we are going to talk about Trump. That's subject we have avoided (but could avoid no longer). In the course of conservation we also talk about profanity and how it can actually be a healthy thing in

Forget Russian Hacking, the A.I. Will Save Us
June 04, 2019

The Dimwits get into the question of Russian Hacking and Influencing the US Election. We talk about to a return to the old foreign policy of Mutual Assured Destruction (or MAD). Did Trump partner with Putin to make Russia great again or do these two secre

Under the Shade Tree
June 02, 2019

Dwight and I sit under a shade tree talking about Circling, the Four Nobel Truths, and how the small town we live in has changed over the years. Enjoy the free flow conversation.  You can hear the sound of people mowing their lawn in the background a

A Dharma Talk: the Four Nobel Truths
June 01, 2019

Buddhism’s famed four truths are called noble because they liberate us from suffering. They are the Buddha’s basic teaching, encapsulating the entire Buddhist path.  They are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of t

Levels of Spiritual Awareness and Mysticism (Part Two)
May 21, 2019

We continue to talk about M. Scott Peck's analysis of the four stages of spiritual growth for the individual and talk about how this is also a model for how the whole world seems to be moving toward a new understanding of the Divine.  Here is how Wi