Show Notes

Caribbean Rhythms Episode 36: The Idealist and Lowlife Rousseau

It is time once again for Caribbean Rhythms notes, Episode 36.

The Idealist and Lowlife Rousseau. A continuation of the Rousseau discussion illustrating how he is the father of the modern left.


Discussion of Gaetano Mosca (h/t @0x49fa98 ) as anti-Rousseau philosopher. His book “The Ruling Class

Joseph de Maistre book “Against Rousseau

One of Rousseaus later books “Memoirs of a Solitary Walker”

Reveries of the Solitary Walker Rousseau’s last great work, Reveries of the Solitary Walker is part reminiscence, part meditation, as the philosopher tries to come to terms with his isolation and to find happiness in solitude and n…

Rousseaus “Confessions” (enteral discretion is advise!)

The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau: 9780140440331 | Books Widely regarded as the first modern autobiography, The Confessions is an astonishing work of acute psychological insight. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78)…

Rousseau’s book on the social contract (shrug)

Alizee Jacotey, Corsican chantreuse
“Why of course we can go to the beach anon, sunlight is good for your health.”


Perennial Beauty Monica Bellucci


BAP briefly mentions Fichte’s belief in the “infinite perfectibility of man” which can be found in this book on the System of Ethics.

Neitzsche’s Aphorism 48 from Twilight of the Idols.


Complete translation of Twilight of the Idols.

The Avar language (harsh!)

Foreign Policy Write up on Chechen gangsters

The Making of a Chechen Hitman Russia’s best killers learned their skills fighting Moscow.

“Hero of our time” by Mikhail Lermontov

A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov – Reading Guide: 9780143105633 – Books A brilliant new translation of a perennial favorite of Russian literature   The first major Russian novel, A Hero of Our Time was both lauded and…

Write up of the Alawites in Syria

Primer on the Alawites in Syria – Foreign Policy Research Institute The Syrian conflict has captured the attention of the world. Currently, at least 470,000 Syrians have been killed, and 13.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance. Additionally, more than 11 …

Full text of Xenophon’s Anabasis (bookmark!)

The Carduchians of Iran, tough mountain people.

Kubrat Pulev Boxer with Neanderthal or something tendencies


Absolute Cro-magnon Nikolai Valuev


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