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Robert Stark talks to Jason Reza Jorjani about Promethean Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Francis Nally talk to Jason Reza Jorjani about his essay Towards a Prometheist Platform and the philosophical foundation of Prometheism. Jason Reza Jorjani, PhD is an Iranian-American philosopher, lifelong native New Yorker, and author of numerous books including Prometheism and Prometheus and Atlas, and has an upcoming book out on UFO close encounters. Also check out the recent Stark Truth TV Interview with Jason Reza Jorjani and Jason’s Twitter and Patreon.

Topics:

Revisiting the Promethean Archetype
Jason’s critique of Romain d’Aspremont’s The Promethean Right
The Promethean take on the prerequisite for free will, infinite creativity, consciousness, and the cosmos
The philosophical basis for science, technology, and the aesthetic arts
The philosophical and political symbolism in architecture
How Prometheism is beyond the left-right-center spectrum with the objective of overcoming the limitations of established social orders
The Task of a Philosopher as revealing the secrets of the universe and the rejection of perennial wisdom
Why Jason is focusing Prometheism on an elite audience (eg. Plato’s guardians as the Promethean class) and why he rejects populism in all forms

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Robert Stark interviews Futurist Writer Michael Anissimov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark interviews futurist writer Michael Anissimov about artificial intelligence, NRx politics, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Michael Anissimov is a San Francisco Bay Area native of White Russian émigré decent now living in Florida. Michael worked for the Singularity Institute where he co-founded the Singularity Summit and is the author of the Idaho Project, A Critique of Democracy: A Guide for Neoreactionaries, Our Accelerating Future: How Superintelligence, Nanotechnology, and Transhumanism Will Transform the Planet, and has an upcoming book on the dissident right. You can also follow Mike on Twitter.

Topics:

Michael’s background, interest in transhumanism and artificial intelligence, and political evolution
Potential impacts of artificial intelligence on inequality and the liberal worldview
Why the post scarcity economy (Fully Automated Luxury Communism) is a long ways away
The Bay Area futurist scene and the Gray Tribe
The demographic and class dynamics of the San Francisco Bay Area
The trend of demographic fragmentation into enclavism/neo-tribalism and end of the mythos of America
The economic strategy of diversity
Thoughts on the election, civil unrest, crackdown on the right, and alt-tech
The politics of acceleration vs. boiling frog theory


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Robert Stark talks to Luke Ford about the Capitol Hill Riots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to LA based journalist and blogger Luke Ford about the aftermath of the Capitol Hill Riots. Check out Luke’s stream on YouTube and Periscope, and follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

The degree of responsibility Trump bares for the unrest at the Capitol
Trump’s contesting of the election and his failure to substantiate legal claims
Trump’s presidential legacy and the reasons why he lost the election
Media coverage of the riots and the political limitations of pointing out hypocrisy
The real life consequences of Hyperreality and the E-Personality
The online crackdown on the right and the motives of Big Tech
The political process and significance of the impeachment of Trump
Why Luke doesn’t think the unrest will impact America’s standing in the world
The post-Trump GOP
The hype about LA in decline and why Luke thinks LA will continue to thrive

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Robert Stark interviews Dutch Vlogger Faust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Dutch Youtuber Faust about Dutch politics, economics, and geo-politics. Faust has an English language political channel, a Dutch language channel Dietse Bazuin, and you can follow him on Twitter. Faust is the publisher of an arts and history magazine that is also called Dietse Bazuin.

Topics:

Advocacy of a Germanic Union as a geopolitical alternative to the EU
The historic rivalry between the British and Dutch
The debate about the origins of capitalism (the Germanic Rhine model of capitalism vs. Anglo/American shareholder capitalism)
Thoughts on Dutch populist figures Geert Wilders  and Thierry Baudet
Faust’s critique of the welfare state and advocacy of building up social networks and economic niches as the solution to economic problems
The impact of American Imperialism on Europe and why Faust wants to disassociate from the American movement
Thoughts on the civil unrest in America, the politics of crisis, and America’s slide into neo-feudalism
“Ok Boomer” – a right wing meme turned left
Faust’s Dutch video on South Africa: Solidariteit met Afrikaners
Archeofuturist Architecture
The impact of architecture and urbanism on psychology and social capital

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Robert Stark & Matt Pegan discuss the California Ballot Initiatives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics:

California’s tradition of ballot propositions, the pros and cons of direct democracy, and Christopher Lasch’s The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy
Geographic breakdown of ideology in California (political ideology map)
Proposition 14 on Stem Cell research which is no longer restricted federally (No)
Proposition 15 on taxing commercial real estate at market value which would be good for urbanism (Yes)
Proposition 16 on Affirmative Action which is divisive and a form of austerity (No)
Expanding voting:  Proposition 17 which restores voter rights for felons (Robert Yes, Matt No) and Proposition 18 (No)
Proposition 19 which would exacerbate the Intergenerational Wealth Gap (No)
Proposition 20 which restricts parole (No on one size fits all crime bills)
Proposition 21: concern that rent control could limit the supply of new housing (No)
Proposition 22 on the Gig Economy (No)
Proposition 23 on requiring physicians for dialysis clinics (No)
Proposition 24 which lacks the support from key tech advocacy groups and could be a wolf in sheep’s clothing (No)
Proposition 25: replaces cash bail with risk assessment (Yes)
California congressional elections, True Con Republicans, and notable Democratic candidates including Shahid Buttar running against Pelosi and Yang Democrat David Kim
Robert’s presidential endorsement of Brian Carroll of the American Solidarity Party and Matt’s tepid backing of Trump
Trump’s missed opportunities for another stimulus and to challenge Biden on populist grounds
Why Biden’s return to normalcy is an insult to voters

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Robert Stark talks to Guillaume Durocher about the Black Lives Matter Protests in Europe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to French Unz Review columnist about the Black Lives Matter Protests in Europe and related political and social trends. Follow Guillaume on Twitter.

Topics:

Pro-BLM Demonstrations Sweep Across Europe
Arson investigation at Nantes Cathedral and whether it’s part of a greater wave of Church vandalism
Europe’s advantages in handling civil unrest including a strong social safety net
French President Emmanuel Macron: France will not erase its History
Why Europe is less hysterical in regards to woke culture than the US
Protests as a product of American Cultural Imperialism
Vlaams Belang help restore anti-slavery Monument to the Belgian Pioneers in the Congo
Parallels between the Belgian Congo and modern day pseudo humanitarian justifications for intervention to enrich capitalist interest
Rise in tribal conflicts in Europe(Clashes erupt between Chechen and Arab gangs in France)
French Municipal Elections: Macron Régime Shudders as It Fails to Win in a Single City
Marine Le Pen’s nation focused politics that are neither socially nor economically conservative
Proposals for citizen referendums from the Yellow Vests and French conservative pundit Éric Zemmour
Corona-Depression: Southern Europe Will Never Recover
Political trends in Europe, the fragility of the EU, and why Italy is the country to watch

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Robert Stark talks about Andrew Yang and the Post-Nationalist Future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matthew Pegas talk about Robert’s Takimag article Andrew Yang and the Post-Nationalist Future

Topics:

Yang’s objective is not to dismantle neo-liberalism but rather create a more humane version of it
Potential for cross pollination between right and left Yang supporters towards a dissident center
Trump’s failed last chance for American nationalism
Future political paradigm of neo-tribalism vs. enforced loyalty to mass society
How a UBI will lead to the formation of neo-tribes
Political campaigns as neuro-tribes
Pursuing one’s group interest as a minority in a Post-American future
How a UBI treats everyone equally, bypasses the middleman, and a step towards smart socialism
Unlike both capitalism and socialism, UBI is the only solution that is viable in an atomized society
How a social safety net combined with freedom of association is the only thing that can hold this nation together
Whether a UBI will solve issues such as declining birthrates and the sex recession
Yang Claims Universal Income Can Curb the Racism of His White Nationalist Fans
The personality of the technocratic engineer vs the lawyer in politics
Yang’s view of politics based on an understanding of psychology and human nature
Yang’s comment predicting anti-Asian violence which was taken out of context by conservatives
Materialist vs. idealist views on the roots of group-group violence
The UBI’s impact on class dynamics and danger of a neo-feudalist technocracy
Rethinking the American dream in terms of alternatives to the suburban home such as an arcology or self contained city
Whether smart socialism and urban renewal need a strong centralized state

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Robert Stark talks about the role of Slave Morality in Social Hierarchies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matthew Pegas discuss the origins of slave morality and secular slave morality’s role in society.

Topics:

Nietzsche’s concept of slave vs. master morality
Nietzsche’s view of Christianity as a slave morality
Morality as a mechanism for the elites to control the masses
Modern society as slave morality without the positive attributes of Christianity
Influences of Christianity on secular moral codes
How a moralistic outlook can stand in the way of analyzing human nature
The Prosperity Gospel and the view that everyone deserves their state in society
Moral capital and the legitimacy of hierarchies
In group vs. Out group morality
Political correctness as a secular religion
The concept of bourgeois morality
Secular sexual mores
Rise in nihilism as a wrecking ball to slave morality
Whether slave morality is an inevitable facet of society

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Robert Stark interviews Alina Gorina about Soviet Futurism, Technocracy & Transhumanism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics:

Alina’s background as a Russian from Kazakhstan living in Crimea
The referendum in Crimea and how the Russian controlled region is much more prosperous
Soviet science fiction novel The Ugly Swans
Soviet science fiction novel Andromeda: A Space-Age Tale published in 1957 which predicts future trends
Science fiction novel Childhood’s End
Mid-Century Space Futurism vs. 80’s and 90’s Cyberpunk
How both the United States and Soviet Union had a fascination with Space Futurism during the Cold War
Soviet architecture, Stalinist Neoclassical skyscrapers, and Soviet Retro-futuristic illustrations
Decopunk
The Soviet film Aelita: Queen of Mars
Techno Corporatism, Techno-Syndicalism, and Technocracy
The automation of government
How a Technocracy can provide free healthcare and education
How Technocracy can solve problems with democracy, corruption, monopolies, and income inequality
Trump, his space proposals, and how he was relatively popular in Russia until the Syrian attacks
Transhumanism, Biotech, CRISPR gene editing, and radical life extension

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Left of The Alt-Right Round Table Discussion Part I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, Brandon Adamson, Ashley Messinger, and Constantin von Hoffmeister discuss the political scene known as the Alt Left, Left Wing of the Alt Right, or Alt-Center.

Topics:

Robert Lindsay as the founder of the Alt-Left, his past project Liberal Race Realism, and his decision to focus on Left Wing Economics rather than demographics
How the Alt-Left that emerged from Robert Lindsay became an economically Leftist parallel to the Alt-Lite
Brandon’s Left Wing of the Alt-Right and his manifesto A Clockwork Greenshirt 
The collapse of the Alt-Right and how the election of Trump caused friction between those two factions
The Left Wing of the Alt Right as Social Nationalism without the Radical Traditionalism and Social Conservatism
The implicit Whiteness of Progressive causes such Environmentalism, New Urbanism, and Transhumanism
The Elites promotion of mass immigration
The failure of Mass Democracy
The close minded cultural mentality of the Right Wing
Retro Futurism; Steampunk, Deco Punk, and 70’s and 80’s Retro Futurism
Creating a movement of artist
Positive vs. Negative Degeneracy
Constantin’s Degenerate Poetry inspired by the Beatniks
America and the Anglo-sphere’s puritanical hangups(ex. opposition to nudity, SJW’s, and sexual harassment hysteria)

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