In this episode of The Spectacle Podcast, Melissa Mackenzie (publisher of The American Spectator), and Scott McKay (American Spectator contributing editor and publisher of RVIVR.com and The Hayride) have on a special guest: American Spectator editor Paul Kengor.
For a very good reason: Paul is an expert of sorts on the topic of evil, and its manifestations in politics and culture.
The discussion ranges widely through current events and history around a central topic: is evil proliferating in society? Whether it’s the chaos in the streets, the inexplicable weirdness of our politics, the “Do What Thou Wilt” disorder emanating from our cultural institutions or just the general malaise people feel, you’ve likely had a conversation with someone lately about the nature of evil afoot in society.
It’s an important discussion, and one we’re proud of. We hope you will be, too! If so, please feel free to like, share and subscribe.
Links you might find interesting if you liked this podcast…
Paul Kengor’s excellent book The Devil and Karl Marx
Scott’s book The Revivalist Manifesto
Melissa’s column on evil that started this whole discussion two months ago: Fighting Evil With Good Old-Fashioned Patriotic Ideas
M. Scott Peck: Glimpses of the Devil: A Psychiatrist’s Personal Accounts of Possession, Exorcism, and Redemption
Also by M. Scott Peck: People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil
Scott’s latest column about the unusual weirdness in our politics: Tyrannical Disregard Meets the Debt Ceiling
Paul’s column last month on the nature of culture and evil: Choosing Barabbas: The Anonymous Power at Work in Our Culture