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January 24, 2022  

Panpsychism and the Hard Problem of Consciousness with Philip Goff

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with philosopher Philip Goff about panpsychism, the nature of consciousness, the potential limits of materialism, and much more. Find Philip Goff here: https://www.philipgoffphilosophy.com/

Philip Goff's twitter: https://twitter.com/Philip_Goff 

US version of Philip Goff's book 'Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness': https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/599229/galileos-error-by-philip-goff/ 

UK version of Philip Goff's book 'Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness': https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1117019/galileo-s-error/9781846046018.html 

Philip Goff's podcast 'Mind Chat': https://www.youtube.com/c/MindChat 

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January 17, 2022  

Psychopathy and Compassion with Minister Dex Desjardins

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with my friend and colleague Dex Desjardins about his recent diagnosis of Antisocial Personal Disorder. We discuss how he experiences the world, the difference between compassion and empathy, his work in The Satanic Temple, and much more.

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January 10, 2022  

Bridget Eileen Rivera On How the Church Crushes LGBT People

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with sociologist and Christian LGBT author Bridget Eileen Rivera about her new book Heavy Burdens: Seven Ways LGBT People Experience Harm in the Church. 

Find Bridget Eileen Rivera here: https://bridgeteileenrivera.com/

Buy her book here: https://www.amazon.com/Heavy-Burdens-Christians-Experience-Church-ebook/dp/B08XLK32XQ/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3KRJS8LIS5LBZ&keywords=heavy+burdens+bridget+eileen+rivera&qid=1641844811&sprefix=Heavy+Burdens%2Caps%2C179&sr=8-1 

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December 18, 2021  

Compassionate Satanism with Lilith Starr

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Lilith Starr about her new book Compassionate Satanism. We discuss her path to The Satanic Temple from LaVeyan Satanism, how Satanism helped her get sober, her experience as a homeless person, and much more. Visit Lilith Starr's website: https://www.lilithstarr.com/

and buy her book: https://thesatanictemple.com/collections/books/products/compassionate-satanism-an-introduction-to-modern-satanic-practices-by-lilith-starr

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December 11, 2021  

Godless Awe with Matt Langston of Eleventyseven

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with long-time friend and colleague Matt Langston of Eleventyseven. We discuss his new album Revenge of the Mountain Medley, his journey out of the Christian music industry, and our spiritual journeys away from conservative Christianity.

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November 14, 2021  

Orgies, Cults, and Lies with Lucien Greaves

In this episode of Sacred Tension, Lucien Greaves returns to discuss every allegation of fascism and antisemitism against him and The Satanic Temple.

October 31, 2021  

Conform Or Be Cast Out with Logan Albright

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with pagan, author, and libertarian anarchist Logan Albright about his book Conform Or Be Cast Out. We discuss the literal demonization of outsiders, how to interact with political and ideological outsiders, and much more. Find his work at loganalbright.com

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October 23, 2021  

Rituals for Death and Dying with Shiva Honey

In this episode of Sacred Tension, Minister of Satan Shiva Honey returns to discuss death and dying within a Satanic context. We discuss grief in the age of Covid, forgiveness, the deaths of abusers, the role of psychedelics in ritual, and much more. Support Shiva Honey's project on death and dying here: https://www.serpentinae.com/ 

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October 17, 2021  

Banning Critical Race Theory is a Bad Idea with Adam Goldstein of FIRE

In this episode of Sacred Tension, free speech lawyer Adam Goldstein returns to discuss the culture war over Critical Race Theory. Learn more about Adam Goldstein and FIRE here: https://www.thefire.org/

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October 10, 2021  

The Werewolf Trials with Zee Kay

In this episode of Sacred Tension, I speak with Satanic sociologist Zee Kay about the little-known history of the Werewolf Trials and what they tell us about human nature. 

Suggested reading from Zee: 

Jay M Smith - Monsters of the Gevaudan: The Making of a Beast: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/9564342
Rolf Schulte - Man as Wolf: Male Witches in Central Europe: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5419619-man-as-witch
Matthew Beresford - The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17674076-the-white-devil
 
And of course the obligatory scholarly articles:
De Blécourt, W. (2007). “I would have eaten you too”: Werewolf Legends in the Flemish, Dutch and German Area. Folklore118(1), 23-43.
De Blecourt, W. (2007). A journey to hell: reconsidering the Livonian" werewolf". Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft2(1), 49-67.
Metzger, N. (2013). Battling demons with medical authority: werewolves, physicians and rationalization. History of psychiatry24(3), 341-355.
 

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