Return conversation with Steven Snider (Recluse) for the release of his first book, Strange Tales of the Parapolitical.
Part One: The Strategy of Tension (0 – 35 mins)
The genesis of Steve’s book, Naomi Klein’s shock doctrine, Colonia Dignidad, the strategy of tension, a unifying principle of social control, trauma in the mystery traditions, how covid-19 got started, the state of the EU, the use of propaganda, colonel James Monroe, the American Security Council, James Jesus Angleton, Michael Aquino, Rupert Murdoch and Son of Sam, JFK, phase one and phase two narratives, the many narratives around covid-19, creating unbridgeable divides, ruling elite and organized crime syndicate, Philadelphia mob war, the death of David Rockefeller.
Part Two: A Hall of Mirrors (35 mins – 1 hr 10 mins)
A replicating virus behind global control, a nonhuman intelligence, Babylon 5, two ancient races, a shadow duality, what fills a cognitive vacuum, the Christian perspective, when nuance gets lost, the Kubrickon, why conspiracy theory is demonic, Michael Aquino, a hall of mirrors, neo-Nazism & UFOs, the demonic finger trap of trauma, self-isolation, mass alienation, as the pressure builds, the need for human community, the curse of social media, re-enacting trauma vs re-experiencing it, mapping the global trauma, returning to human interaction, musical community, spirituality & storytelling.
Part Three: Sons of the Aristocracy (1 hr 10 – 1 hr 34)
Steve’s Epstein book, turning one’s life into fiction, Vice of Kings, the aha moment, seeking the anomalies, Prisoner of Infinity, making the body conscious, the global lockdown and the internal lockdown, learning to relax, a trauma-based identity, British child-rearing, sons of the aristocracy, a protective shell, killing empathy, Patrick Melrose, upper class lessons in distrust, when the senses are fully open, permanently contracting the nervous system.
Part Four: Parasites Within the Global Village (1 hr 34 – end)
Molding children to perpetuate empire, affective empathy & cognitive empathy, Ted Bundy, advanced theory of mind, being cut off from our senses, the hunger for validation, the pressure of legacy, from the gods on down, the story of hierarchy, Christianity & humanitarianism, ant colonies, a re-emergence of the Hindu caste system, the problem with equality, total interdependence, square pegs into round holes, what society values, the mortality rate of garbagemen, what makes a community, , return to regionalism, the loss of certainty, local food sources, victory gardens.