Rev Fisk’s talk given at the 2023 ACELC 2023 conference at Advent Lutheran Church in Zionsville, Indiana. Many thanks to the ACELC for inviting Rev. Fisk out to speak at this conference.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the worship of mammon and the language used around modern monetary proposals, the causes of the riots in France, and the effects of bureaucratic rule.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the recent bank failures and why our elites are invested in keeping them afloat, the need to care for each other materially, whether this will lead to greater control of money by the government, the possibilities and drawbacks of crypto currencies, the increasing cultural interest in aliens, and answer some listener questions.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the US’s involvement in the Russia/Ukraine war, the history of Color Revolutions, the fragility of various kinds of power, and the potential shape of America’s collapse.
Related Links – The Ukraine Grift
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the study of economics, the over reliance on expert authorities, what is the stock market, what lead to the Great Depression and what was done to correct it, why people fail to understand perennial problems, and the importance of seeing life in a long timeframe.
Mentioned in this episode: Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk open the show by talking about the difference between liberty and democracy, the necessity of shepherding, remaining aware of powers beyond the local, and whether life is simple or mysterious. They also discuss the agricultural revolutions that opened the way for modern life and what happens when they fail, health provided by food instead of medication, and the commercialization of agriculture.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the declining economy in the US, the transition from the use of one energy source to another, the focus on short term issues by news media, the exercising of sovereignty instead of striving for mere survival, changes in the pace of life, and the ease that comes with losing sovereignty.
Books mentioned: The Oxcart Man by Donald Hall, The Visible Hand by Alfred Chandler, Surviving the Economic Collapse by Fernando “Ferfal” Aguirre.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk follow up the episode on money by talking about its newest form, Cryptocurrency, and its fragility similar to modern centralized banking. They discuss the origins of banking and changes made to it over time by the Dutch, the Swedish, and the English, currency as a mark of sovereignty, and the possibility of digital currency used by a centralized bank to control society.