Sep 24, 2023
Geoff Shullenberger joins Matthew Schmitz to discuss his latest Compact contribution “What BAP Learned From Feminism.”
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Topics Discussed In This Episode:
[00:00] Why read BAP (Bronze Age Pervert)?
[03:10] BAP’s thesis: Philosophy is born from eugenics – what does this mean and what is the appeal of his writing?
[07:43] BAP adopts the feminist viewpoint of history and transvaluates it to advocate for elitist patriarchy
[12:03] Is BAP correct that the matriarchy dominated primordial humanity?
[14:52] Is BAP correct that the matriarchy is dominating today’s western world?
[18:44] How our modern society already practices the type of Eugenics BAP claims to want - even if it’s impolite to speak about it.
[21:16] What is the difference between modern eugenics and BAP’s proposed version?
[24:29] Aristocratic elites produced both beautiful works of high culture and mediocre slush throughout history – brief detour into exploring alternative biographies of William Shakespeare.
[26:06] Why do liberals hate BAP?
[28:27] Examining folk-matriarchal mythologies from 1960s Feminism to today
[30:18] Is BAP worthy of being taken seriously by intellectuals or is he just a meme?