Written in the Sand Podcast – Long ago, and in a Future Far, Far Away 019

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:52 — 53.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWritten in the Sand Episode 19 Long Ago, and in a Future Far, Far Away   Continuing from last episode, we continue to explore the perspectives from…

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Written in the Sand Podcast – We Are In a Sense Lost 018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:29 — 30.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWritten in the Sand Podcast Episode 18 We Are In a Sense Lost   After a healthy pause, we are back. A few changes and a new…

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Written in the Sand Podcast – Blindly Leading Where Everyone Has Been Before

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:55 — 43.9MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWho is Leto Atreides? The Duke Leto Atreides of Caladan is an honorable man. I don’t mean that in a sarcastic way. I am not Mark Antony…

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Written in the Sand Podcast – I See That I Am Blind

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (63.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More Written in the Sand Dune, Book One, Chapter Three part 1 I see That I Am Blind   Prediction, prophecy, psychic knowledge…These form a central theme to the Dune…

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Written in the Sand Podcast – The Box is Not the Trap 005

What I want to address today is the manipulation of Paul Atreides in the first chapter. It is a very subtle form of manipulation, and my interpretation is somewhat speculative, but it’s Dune, so plans within plans within plans is par for the course. Now, I did mention this manipulation previously with regards to family, but there is another aspect to it that is used more than once. Paul is the son of a Duke. He has rank and his commitment to his role in society, what we call duty, is called into question here.

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