Hardcore Philosophy

The #1 podcast made entirely with a hammer.

The Dialogues

Powerful conversations with guests from around the world.

Realpolitik News

Nonpartisan news, analysis, and opinion.

Reflections

Short writings on philosophy and life.

Maxims

A collection of short truths and timeless wisdom.

Eroticism and Mythology

Storytelling through nude photography and art.

Hardcore Philosophy

Philosophy is for everyone. It can expand, uplift, and improve us. But so much of philosophy today is focused on deconstructing our lives, removing meaning, and dividing groups of people.

This is not what I’m doing. Because the goal is not simply to have knowledge, but to make it useful.

The Hardcore Philosophy podcast is built upon the best traditions and aimed at our highest potential. Philosophy, psychology, history, religion, science, culture, politics, and the greatest stories ever told. From Aristotle to Zarathustra.

The Dialogues

The Dialogues podcast is about much more than philosophy. I like speaking with anyone who has a powerful story to tell, a great idea to share, or simply a wide range of knowledge and experience. I’ve featured guests from academia, business, technology, government, and philanthropy, as well as people from around the world.

The Dialogues is reviving the ancient philosophical dialogue. Join me in rebuilding the ancient Agora, using the tools of the 21st century.

Realpolitik

I’m not here to tell you what to think, who to vote for, or to sensationalize every tweet. I am not on a political side. This show is all about political realism, or, realpolitik – perspective, not entertainment or orders.

Realpolitik is “the study of the forces that shape, maintain and alter the state” and takes as its premise “that the law of power governs the world of states just as the law of gravity governs the physical world.” (Ludwig von Rochau, Principles of Realpolitik. 1853.)

This is not your ordinary news show. I produce a new episode whenever I have something worth saying.

Reflections

Toil for heaven, alone.

A short reflection on the importance of focus and attention in problem solving. My focus on the good place I can go begins where my focus on the bad place I’ve been ends.

Maxims

definition: a short, pithy statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct.

This project is currently being completed, and will be published early 2019.

Eroticism & Mythology

In the spirit of Renaissance artists and philosophers, my wife creates nude photography based on the stories of Goddesses in different histories and cultures.

Her brand (“desirethegoddess” and “goddesscosplay”) uses nudity and the human body as a natural source of beauty, inspiration, and self love.

Created by Evan Thomsen, eRochefoucauld is an educational platform creating podcasts, videos, writings, and more. This is an education for the true adult, and for the 21st century.

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