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Episode 054 – A Conversation on Anarchism (0h49m)

Episode 054 is a conversation on the philosophy of anarchism, including the contrast between left and right anarchists on property norms and how this relates to voluntaryism, as well as the application of Phil’s allegorical imperative to anarchism. Listen to Episode 054 (0h49m, mp3, 96kbps)Show Notes Skyler’s Blog Post, “On Anarchism“Wikipedia.org, “Anarchism“Skyler’s Column, “Voluntaryism: One Creed to Unite Them All“Skyler’s Column, “Voluntaryism among Other Philosophies“ Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 053 – Toward a Free Society, Part Two (0h45m)

Episode 053 is a discussion on the second half of Skyler’s newly published booklet, Toward a Free Society: A Short Guide on Building a Culture of Liberty. Listen to Episode 053 (0h45m, mp3, 96kbps)Show Notes Skyler’s Booklet, Toward a Free SocietyChapter 4, Radical UnschoolingChapter 5, AgorismChapter 6, Moral OutrageFurther Reading Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 052 – Toward a Free Society, Part One (1h0m)

Episode 052 is a discussion on the first half of Skyler’s newly published booklet, Toward a Free Society: A Short Guide on Building a Culture of Liberty. Listen to Episode 052 (1h0m, mp3, 96kbps)Show Notes Skyler’s Booklet, Toward a Free SocietyChapter 1, IntroductionChapter 2, ParentingChapter 3, Schooling Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 051 – Phil Gives Birth! (0h31m)

Episode 051 welcomes Phil’s new brain-baby girl, Aimee, to the world. He tells us all about her, and how she’s related to his God as the unconscious mind theory, the allegorical imperative, and metaphor. Listen to Episode 051 (0h31m, mp3, 96kbps)Show Notes Episode 033 – Another Conversation on God (1h26m)Episode 048 – Some Truths about “Interstellar” (0h59m)Four Cents 012 – On Metaphor (0h11m) Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 048 – Some Truth about “Interstellar” (0h59m)

Episode 048 is a conversation on the recent blockbuster “Interstellar” and it’s allegorical value. “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the Grimm’s Fairy Tales are also briefly touched on. And Skyler encourages Phil to start a podcast on the allegories found in popular media. Listen to Episode 48 (0h59m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes IMDB.com Synopsis, “Interstellar“IMDB.com Synopsis, “Guardians of the Galaxy“Jack Zipes, Translator, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 046 – 2014, The Year of Change (1h21m)

Episode 046 takes a look back at 2014 for Skyler and Phil, and how their lives have changed since beginning the podcast just over a year ago. They also make a couple of predictions for 2015. Listen to Episode 046 (1h21m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes Everything-Voluntary.com, PodcastEVC Podcast, Archive.org, Download CountsEVC Podcast Series, “Four Cents Mini-Episodes“EVC Podcast Series, “Toward Freedom“EVC Podcast Series, “Parenting 101“EVC Podcast Series, “Defending the Undefendable“EVC Podcast Episode 014, “A Conversation on God“EVC Podcast Episode 033, “Another Conversation on God“ Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 045 – The Truth about “A Christmas Story” (1h29m)

Episode 045 is a critical analysis of the strong themes around parenting and children in the 1983 holiday classic, “A Christmas Story”. Merry Christmas! And enjoy the special presentation of “Santa Baby!” at the beginning of the podcast, sung by Phil. Listen to Episode 045 (1h29m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes IMDB.com, Movie Synopsis, “A Christmas Story“Carolyn Simmons, “What do Children Want?“Sandra Dodd, “Saying ‘YES’ to Children“Sandra Dodd, “Partners, not Adversaries“Lenore Skenazy, FreeRangeKids.com FAQRobin Grille, “Natural Born Bullies“Alice Miller, “Adolf Hitler: How Could a Monster Succeed in Blinding a Nation?“Gary Chapman, The Five Love LanguagesAlfie Kohn, “The Case Against Grades“James Kimmell, “Why do We Hurt our Children?“Pam Leo, “Teaching Children Respect“Sandra Dodd, “Why Would Children Lie?“ Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 043 – 21 Creative Consequences for Kids, Rebutted! (0h52m)

Episode 043 has Skyler going solo in his rebuttal of a list of twenty-one “creative consequences” for kids’ so-called misbehavior. Listen to Episode 043 (0h52m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes Lisa Welchel, “21 Creative Consequences for Kids“Laura Markham, AhaParenting.com, “Raise a Self-Disciplined Child“L. R. Knost, LittleHeartsBooks.com, “Practical, Gentle, Effective Discipline“NaturalChild.org, “Articles on Gentle Guidance“Pam Laricchia, LivingJoyfully.ca, “Communication Instead of Discipline“ Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 040 – Video Games are Awesome!, for Kids, and Everyone Else (0h45m)

Episode 040 looks at video games, how beneficial they are for developing minds and the parent-child relationship, and examines a few concerns made by modern parents. Listen to Episode 040 (0h45m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes Wikipedia.org, “Video Games“Peter Gray, “The Many Benefits, for Kids, of Playing Video Games“Peter Gray, “Video Game Addiction: Does it Occur? If so, Why?“SandraDodd.com, “Benefits of Video Games“ Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading

Episode 039 – Criticisms of Unschooling, Rebutted! (1h14m)

Episode 039 offers a conversational style rebuttal of the criticisms found on the Unschooling entry at RationalWiki.org. Listen to Episode 039 (1h14m, mp3, 128kbps)Show Notes RationailWiki.org, “Unschooling“Peter Gray, “The Benefits of Unschooling: Report I From a Large Survey“Peter Gray, “A Survey of Grown Unschoolers I: Overview of Findings“SandraDodd.com, “Radical Unschooling” Resource PageLivingJoyfully.ca, Pam Laricchia’s Resource Page Contact Email a comment or question to everythingvoluntary @ gmail.com.Record up to a 3 minute comment or question by calling 385-313-0565. Subscribe via RSS here.via iTunes here.via Stitcher here.via blubrry here.via Player.FM here. Donate bitcoins or through PayPal or Flattr via the links on the right. Use the Amazon portal to send EVC a commission from your purchase at no extra cost to you. continue reading