Written in the Sand Podcast – So It Begins 003

We are going to start off this episode with a bit of an embarrassment for me. I’m going to announce a correction. Two episodes in and already having to do this. But, that’s okay because it offers me a great opportunity. In our last episode I talked about accepting mistakes, and then I proceeded to make one – and a very stupid mistake, at that.

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Written in the Sand Podcast – Everything Has Its Place 002

This episode we’ll be looking at a very small section of Dune chapter one, and that is the opening quotation.

Yes, really.

This is something of a foundation episode. Last episode was to set the stage for the podcast. This one is more about setting the stage for the actual material.

The quote itself opens up with the idea that beginnings are a time for balance and there are certain things I think should be emphasized in the beginning because we don’t know each other.

We can assume quite a number of things with varying degrees of accuracy. I can reasonably predict that we are all human, beyond assumptions like these everything gets a little fuzzy, doesn’t it? It’s because we have different backgrounds we need to go over this.

We need a common baseline, and that requires a certain mode of perspective and that is what this quote is about and therefore what this episode is about.

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Written in the Sand Podcast – The Introduction 001

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:57 — 27.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More WRITTEN IN THE SAND Episode 1: Introduction Beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. -Dune, first sentence And…

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