Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk answer listener questions and talk about William Barr and his role in the growth in surveillance, the corrupting nature of executive authority, Russia’s position in global politics, and how to maintain a group free from the influence of the left.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the differences between mediums of communications, government surveillance through apps, the internet’s role in the collapse of privacy leading to collapse of the soul and the body, how this prevents you from being able to live in any sustainable way, and how “going dark” by reducing the ways you can be watched gives hope of dignifying the human soul.
Mentioned in this episode: Dead Internet Theory: Most of the Internet is Fake
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the new idols of the West, and return to the topic of surveillance, discussing the illegal activities of the Signal Intelligence Service, America’s focus against Japan in WWII, the growth of the NSA with new technologies and its unification of American military with university academia, and the purpose of surveillance not being the safety and security of the people, but compliance even of thought.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about preparing for economic collapse and answer a listener question about reading books. They then delve into the history of surveillance in early America: its technological limitations, its use before and during WWI, the growing desire for surveillance with increasing ethnic and ideological diversity, increasing possibility for surveillance with advances in technology and the urbanization of the American population, and finally, how slavery to the system is its ultimate goal.
Further research on surveillance: James Bamford, Edward Snowden, William Binney.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the end of the world as we know it, living life in a state that doesn’t know the dangers of indulgence while submitting to its authority, and what right-to-privacy means in an age saturated with predatory media and demonic self-enforced surveillance.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about media’s warping of your perceived survival situation, increasing economic complexity its slow collapse, surveillance and currencies in a new, isolated economy, and how you’re more likely to survive if you believe survival to be possible.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about the consequences of seeking direct confrontation with the federal government, the stories of Gordon Khal and Randy Weaver, what “hostage rescue team” actually means, and the importance of understanding where your words can lead you.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about East Germany under Soviet control, touch on the history of Lutheran Education, and discuss the realities of living in a technology-enhanced surveillance state.