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LIVE RADIO! Daniel Pinchbeck on “Jewish Identity, Anti-Semitism, and Tikkun Olam”; Alan Sabrosky and Cat McGuire on “Unsettled History: The Useful Abuse of the Holocaust”

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Daniel Pinchbeck and Alan Sabrosky are important public intellectuals who have distinguished themselves tackling controversial topics with integrity and insight. Coincidentally, both just published articles on issues related to Jewish identity politics. (They are both ethnically Jewish but don’t practice Judaism, and are generally non-tribal in political orientation, with Daniel leaning left and Alan leaning right.)

First hour: Daniel Pinchbeck discusses his new article “Jewish Identity, Anti-Semitism, and Tikkun Olam: The Beginning of an Inquiry.” It begins:

“I don’t know why, exactly, I feel this desire — this responsibility — to say the unsayable. I don’t feel totally comfortable unless I am exploring areas of ambiguity and even threat that most people, sensibly, avoid. Sometimes this bears fruit and serves a useful social function. Other times, not so much.

“Why I feel this drive toward the unspeakable remains an open question. Actually, I connect my ongoing desire to explore taboo topics to the subject of today’s essay. This subject is, in part, my own relationship to Judaism. More than that, I want to reflect on Jewish power and influence in the world at this time when anti-Semitism is, once again, on the rise.”

Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of many books including Breaking Open the Head (Broadway Books, 2002), 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006), and Notes from the Edge Times (Tarcher/Penguin, 2010),  How Soon Is Now (2017), When Plants Dream (2019), and Conspiranoia (2020). He served as Executive director of the Center for Planetary Culture and has written for  The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, ArtForum, The New York Times Book Review, and The Village Voice, among other publications.

Second hour: Alan Sabrosky and editorial assistant Cat McGuire discuss their new essay “Unsettled History: The Useful Abuse of the Holocaust.” It begins with a meditation on Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook would no longer permit “misinformation about settled historical events,” and goes on to question just how “settled” historical events can ever be, with the Holocaust being a case in point.

Alan Ned Sabrosky (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is a writer and consultant specializing in national and international security affairs. In December 1988, he received the Superior Civilian Service Award after more than five years of service at the U.S. Army War College as Director of Studies, Strategic Studies Institute, and holder of the General of the Army Douglas MacArthur Chair of Research. He is listed in WHO’S WHO IN THE EAST (23rd ed.). A Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and a 1986 graduate of the U.S. Army War College, Dr. Sabrosky’s teaching and research appointments have included the United States Military Academy, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Middlebury College and Catholic University; while in government service, he held concurrent adjunct professorships at Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Dr. Sabrosky has lectured widely on defense and foreign affairs in the United States and abroad.

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  1. Dr. Barrett I enjoyed the interview with Dr. Alan Sabrosky and Cat McGuire. Thank you for doing it. I’ll be honest, I un-recommended your substack a while back when you just seem to keep promoting the Republican and Democrat scam. To me that’s like a net that is cast to capture people, then say the godless are on mostly on the left, and the racist are mostly on the right, and they do that on purpose I think. They leave out people like me who are Deists, like some of America’s Founders, who have the humble, natural view that nature is all our God and mankind just doesn’t know everything, in a nutshell. I don’t call myself Pagan or any of that. I haven’t even looked into that bs yet. I think they keep the Rep and Dem thing like that on purpose. AIPAC controls these Rep and Dem scam parties in an illusion of choice who mostly pretend to oppose one another in the end. Even if AIPAC didn’t we are supposed to have a Republic, not a Democracy with worthless electronic voting machines today even. I’m still trying to learn about that more so I can promote it better. And you keep saying the psyop word Nazi which from my research is a political epithet made up by some idiot named Konrad Heiden, who says he was a Jew anyway, during the 1920’s and was/is spread around by Communist-Marxists as a psyop word meant to confuse people about the political and financial ideals of National Socialism – like some who fought these same NWO bankers and their enabled psyop scammers all over the place. I don’t really know what to think about this Masonic bs except maybe it’ got corrupted at the top but not at the bottom so to be an illusion too.

    Also FYI I recently stopped promoting Whitney Webb, the “Jeffrey Epstein network exposer” that’s gotten popular in recent years. I have shared some of her work. The reason I stopped promoting her is because after I sent her a good while back some of the easily available truth about WW I & II through Telegram and also to her in email and she never replied, then I noticed she recently did a video and promoted these lies with psyop scammer extraordinaire Glenn Beck, and after I noticed she also recently started allowing other psyop scammers to promote these lies on her website, I can’t go for that mind manipulation bs, as no sane person should go for any of these psyop scams or scammers and omissions of important understandings in the bigger picture.

    “holocaust” just means any mass slaughter, reckless destruction or sacrifice of life, especially by fire.

    the word “Semite” means a member of different peoples of ancient southwestern Asia including the Akkadians, Phoenicians, Hebrews, and Arabs. It also refers to people speaking a Semitic language.

    -What happened to the Japanese people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a “holocaust”.

    -What happened to the German people in Dresden and Berlin was a “holocaust”.

    -What happened to the North Vietnamese people during the American carpet bombing was a “holocaust”.

    -What happened to the people in the Twin Towers on 9/11/01 when they were blown up with some kind of explosives after some planes were remote controlled into them was a “holocaust”.

    History is full of senseless killing, much of it by “false flag” trickery too, and we should always use common sense and strive to improve. In the sense of the physical destruction depicted in the above events – what happened to some people and some Jews, or people who were told they were Jews anyway, in WW II in Europe was NOT a “holocaust” and there were no gas chambers. I think our Founders were running from this same bs. And I noticed in the movie The Lone Ranger (2103) they showed in the plot how rich scammers can demonize people like Indians who had no man-made religion and then pay some scumbags to take part in a “false flag” murder scam on them to make war, take land, etc. I think Indians fought each other too and some had slaves. So the US Constitution and people like the Deist Thomas Paine with his The Age of Reason and “A Republic if you can keep it” is what makes sense to me.

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    I’m going to re-recommend you.

    Best regards,


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