Jun 15, 2018 • 51M

The Occult Ideologies Powering Modern Politics

Open in playerListen on);

Appears in this episode

Jason Fields
Conversations about conflict on an angry planet.
Episode details

Things got weird in 2016. From meme magick to Alexander Dugin, from Kek to Chaos, occult ideas have become mainstream. Steve Bannon talked about occult fascist philosopher Julius Evola. U.S. President Donald Trump is an adherent of the Norman Vincent Peale and The Power of Positive Thinking. Some in America’s burgeoning neo-Nazi movement see a cartoon frog as an avatar of an Egyptian chaos god.

What the hell is going on?

On a bonus episode of War College author Gary Lachman joins us to explain it all. It’s the topic of his new book Dark Star Rising: Magick and Power in the Age of Trump. It may sound strange, but even if you and I don’t believe it, people in power do.

You can listen to War College on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or follow our RSS directly. Our website is warcollege.co. You can reach us on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/warcollegepodcast/; and on Twitter: @War_College.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.