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 – Also Starring… 014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:13 — 25.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreAs I stated last episode, we have closed the first three chapters which helped form a foundation and start a framework that the remaining concepts can now…

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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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