Life-Anarchy-Agorafest’s-Nik Ludwig-Bob Davis Podcast 864

Agorafest’s Alternative Lifestyles

As the pillars of western society seem to fail these days, should we consider an alternative lifestyle? Learn more in Life-Anarchy-Agorafest’s-Nik Ludwig-Bob Davis Podcast 864.

Conversation And Life

I think this conversation is especially relevant at this time. It’s also the second podcast from Agorafest 2019.

Chaos

When I look out at the social and political landscape it seems more and more like chaos.

Completely Out Of The Box With Nik Ludwig

What’s useful about this conversation are the thought starters. In a world of mediocrity it’s good to think ‘out of the box’ sometimes.

Free Markets and Anarchy?

Above all we get a needed definition of anarchy and Agorism. Truly free markets in a decentralized structure.

No Rules

Because anarchy avoids rules, rule making and rulers, it spawns interesting new ideas.

A Decentral Future

As the centralized institutions flounder I wonder whether decentralization is the future.

Listen, Then Judge

Give Life-Anarchy-Agorafest’s-Nik Ludwig-Bob Davis Podcast 864 a listen and see what you think.

Violent Political Speech

Moreover Agora Fest avoids what anarchists call ‘Violent Political Speech‘. Due to this we get into deeper and rewarding conversations.

Individuals

Along those lines Nik and I talk about what true individualism entails.

Fear The Herd

Most noteworthy is the question of whether we run with the herd or strike out on our own.

The Road Less Traveled

Today many people have begun living the nomad lifestyle in old RV‘s, School Buses and Vans. I wonder whether more will take the road less traveled.

Predictable Until It Isn’t

People say Anarchy is chaos. And our current political landscape is calm and ordered? In addition one thing I have learned about life is, it is predictable right up until the moment it isn’t.

And Some Fun

Finally we have a lot of fun in this podcast. We talk about Keto Diets. We touch on mythology and classic art and more.

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Life-Anarchy-Agorafest’s-Nik Ludwig-Bob Davis Podcast 864

 

 

 

 

Podcast 553-AgoraFest’s Nik Ludwig

Podcast 553-AgoraFest’s Nik Ludwig. ‘Agorism’ or being an ‘Agorist’ has been defined a few different ways. Samuel Edward Konkin III says Agorism is simply “thought and action consistent with freedom’. Konkin also says Agorism is an “ideology…but it is also a scientific and definitely materialist way of thinking”, as opposed to say, a religious system of thought. AgoraFest celebrates Market Anarchy. It is not for the faint of heart, but if you have a weekend and you enjoy camping, listening to music, eating, consuming your choice of beverage be it coffee or beer, and endless substantive conversation, then you’ll enjoy AgoraFest. At last year’s AgoraFest – my first – I sat down with founder Nik Ludwig for a free wheeling conversation about the event and Agorist ‘way of thinking’. This year I continue the tradition. For last year’s conversation, check out ¬†Podcast 416. This year we delve a little deeper into the concept of what real liberty is, with little reverence to the things mainstream ‘liberty’ advocates hold dear, like the US Constitution, American Exceptionalism, and a system of government sometimes reverently referred to as a ‘Representative Republic’. Joined by a phalanx of ‘AgoraFesters’, Nik shreds virtually all the preconceived notions of what most people on the right, even and especially the far right, think they are fighting for, and yes, even the Libertarians take their share of criticism. This is why AgoraFest isn’t for the faint of heart. Agorists don’t shred these notions because they’re advocating for their point of view. In fact, they’re more likely to disagree with you just because you agree with them (my kind of people, by the way). The whole point is open minds, the joy of discussions about any topic under the sun as long as it isn’t what they call ‘political violence’; the same old crap you hear on CNN and Fox News about the two party’s mainline candidates this year. You’re likely to sit down to breakfast and before you’ve had your coffee someone will ask you whether you think it is possible for a person to legally sell themselves into slavery, and in the next breath start talking about longevity drugs or fusion reaction. I can tell you one thing; Not one person brought up the Vikings, the Republican Party, whether they’d pulled the dock in yet for winter, or when the deer hunting trip is scheduled for this fall. Everyone was full on engaged in substance; even the question of whether Angelina Jolie was more beautiful than Jennifer Anniston, because value is subjective. So next year I’d love to see you at AgoraFest. Thanks to Nick and Steve and everyone else for making it a great weekend. Sponsored by Hydrus Performance.

Podcast 492

Dramatic Distractions. Had a conversation with a friend awhile back and he said, “All these people and they’re shows. They’re asleep”. Didn’t think too much about it for almost a year, and today it popped into my head. To say that I love my shows is an understatement. So for this podcast I made a partial list of some of the series shows I have watched, or am watching on Netflix, iTunes, Hulu. It was a bit of a surprise. I didn’t even make a complete list and it’s way too long! Someone will hear this and think, “This guy does nothing but watch TV Shows”. Well. Uh. No. At least I didn’t think so until I actually made a list. Then I thought, am I that unusual? A lot of us watch these shows. Add to that screen time on FB, Instagram, Twitter and especially You Tube and you have the makings of a real distraction. And this AFTER I’ve scanned and read a huge portion of the news. I talk a lot about how people are watching the political news shows, and listening to talk radio and political podcasts as entertainment. Seldom do I talk about the escapism inherent in watching hour after hour of television drama, which. Is. So. Satisfying. The Walking Dead and the new Don’t Fear the Walking Dead. Ray Donovan. The Affair, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire, The Sopranos, Sons Of Anarchy, Justified, House of Cards. Mister White isn’t a meth dealer, he’s a TV drama producer in Hollywood! Do this shows influence our thinking about society? Or, are they just a guilty pleasure. By the way, who has time to read East of Eden, or In Cold Blood when these shows are being pumped out. It may be time for a news cleanse, as well as a drama cleanse. Then we get to a discussion of the delights available on You Tube. Endless Illuminati Conspiracy videos, horribly done but immensely entertaining horoscopes and tarot card readers. Finally, FaceBook has become nothing but posts and shares of dogs that can’t catch videos, cute kid videos, mom’s doing yoga videos, Bernie Sanders Memes, Ted Cruz Meme’s, and other nonsense. Who has time to work? Yeah, maybe it’s time we looked at this. Sponsored by Brush Studio In The West End, Saint Louis Park and by Hydrus Performance.