The final talk delivered by Rev Jonathan Fisk at the 2023 Men’s gathering. Many thanks to them for inviting Rev Fisk out to deliver this talk. See the other talks and learn more on their website.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the adoption of new technologies by the Church, the implications and possible futures of using AI, the constant pushing forward of technology enthused societies, our decreasing capacity for expression, and the good use of time.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk finish their discussion of America’s cities, talking about how New York’s impression of the world is transmitted through movies, the way that cities decline and how demographics affects that, the influences of race on politics and crime, and the importance of being able to speak plainly about our problems.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about New York City as they continue exploring the influential cities of America. They discuss the anti-city sentiments of the right, why we will always have cities, the importance of controlling cities, and the control that cities exert over the culture of our country.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the IRS’s hiring of armed agents and the fear it is intended to instill, the need to sacrifice for future generations, the depression induced by constantly living vicariously, and what can be learned from the life of Herbert Hoover.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk start the show by discussing the most recent calls for gun control by churches compliant to the government, and the common factors in mass shootings. They also talk about the impossibility of laying down natural rights, the pushback from African governments against the WHO, predictions for Monkey Pox developments, and the effects of modern transportation on the human mind.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk open the show by answering listener messages relating to Russia’s war with Ukraine, Christian Nationalism, and the building of Lutheran communities. They also discuss the beginning of World War I, and how information buildup gets nations pulled into wars.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk open the show by talking about outlaws and untouchables living outside societal lines, and move into a discussion of media influence on public opinion of war. They talk about James Burnham’s theory of managerial revolution and changes in power brought in by the world wars, the beginning of the federal reserve act, and the illusion of civilization without fathers.