Honoring our Ancestors and Building a Positive Alternative by Regarding History as Present | The Cave of Apelles

What are we if we do not pay heed to and respect our ancestors?
Carl Korsnes, Alastair Blain & Jan-Ove Tuv sit down to talk about how to revitalize the circular view of life.

Topics from the conversation:

  • Honoring ancestry
  • Linear vs circular time
  • Aristotle, Epictetus, Kierkegaard and Shostakovich
  • Regarding history as present: Franz Brentano and Ayn Rand
  • Revitalizing the circular view of life
  • The value of being humiliated
  • The Myers-Briggs test and not taking it personal
  • The importance of a logical argument
  • Art as the evil twin of the Enlightenment
  • Building a positive alternative vs Scrutonism
  • The genius craze


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🎵 Full audio: http://caveofapelles.com/podcast

This episode was filmed and edited by Bork Nerdrum.
The centerpiece was a 19th century reproduction of G. F. Watts’ Hope.

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"