No One’s Disciple — Theremin Trees
A reflection on something of special importance at this time: the dangers of magical heroes, human and divine.
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0:00 the importance of individuality
4:08 heroes, harmful and helpful
6:29 religious disciples
7:22 a little learning
9:20 hero 1: ‘the racketeer’
11:01 hero 2: ‘the redeemer’
13:58 copying chaos
17:50 authorship vs authority
19:51 secular disciples
21:23 hero 3: ‘the radicaliser’
23:06 hero 4: ‘the relative hero’
25:59 hero 5: ‘the reluctant hero’
27:35 hero 6: ‘the revolving door’
29:52 hero 7: ‘the reflection’
33:07 virtual disciples
35:46 virtual hero: ‘the recommender’
38:29 a self-perpetuating cycle
It is tragic how few people ever ‘possess their souls’
before they die …. Most people are other people.
Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions,
their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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