tyranny

S3E14 – Seeds of Freedom

On this week’s episode, I complete our series on the topic of tyranny and totalitarianism by looking at the the source of our freedom – Jesus Christ. There is a difference between liberty and license, with liberty being the freedom to do good and to act virtuously. On the other hand, license is the freedom…

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S3E11 – Prophets of Totalitarianism

On this week’s episode, I continue our series on the topic of tyranny and totalitarianism by looking at several writers and philosophers who predicted the future of totalitarianism. Two hundred years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville described what despotism would look like in a democratic nation. About one hundred years ago, C. S. Lewis predicted the…

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S3E10 – Tyrants of Dystopia

On this week’s episode, I continue a series on the topic of tyranny and totalitarianism by looking at several classic dystopian novels. What is it that makes Brave New World, 1984, and This Perfect Day so relevant to the topic of tyranny? In what ways are those stories similar, and in what ways do they…

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S3E9 – The Tyrant’s Plea

On this week’s episode, I continue a series on the topic of tyranny and totalitarianism. Why does the tyrant do what he does? What does it look like when the tyrant takes over? And what role do the people play in the rise of tyranny? Today I look at both history, Scripture, and popular culture…

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S3E8 – Foundations of Tyranny

On this week’s episode I begin a series on the topic of tyranny and totalitarianism. What does tyranny mean? When did it even begin to exist? What does tyranny look like and is there a difference between a patriarchal tyranny and a matriarchal tyranny? Join me today as I look at both Scripture and popular…

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