Heretics is a podcast about heresy and the unrecognised foundational assumptions upon which societies, cultures and religions have been based throughout history. Heretics is a sister channel to the Woven Energy podcast on Shamanism, covering a broader scope of topics.
#69 Shamanism, Martial Arts and the Miasma - part 2
How does Shamanism descend into belief-based religion over time? Why are many people uncomfortable drawing a link between Shamanism with the martial arts? Who was Mircea Eliade? These and many other questions are explored in our latest episode.
#68 Shamanism, Martial Arts and the Miasma - part 1
What does Shamanism have to do with the martial arts? What does Shamanism have to do with business? How is the Miasma involved? All this and more in our latest episode.
#67 The Internal Martial Arts
What are the internal martial arts? Does the term "Internal Martial Arts" have any legitimacy? What is a "fake" martial art? All this and more is explored in our new episode.
This time we look at Yiquan, a derivative of Xing Yi, putting it in the context of the Miasma of the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries.
Why is Baguazhang so strange? What does it have to do with Mongolia? In this episode we have a chat about this very unusual martial art, often considered a sister art to Xing Yi and Tai Chi.
#64 Genesis 5 - Why Christians Suppressed Enoch
In this episode we un-pause our series on Genesis, looking specifically at the figure of Enoch and the associated Enochian Literature. We examine the reasons why this literature has been suppressed by Christians since the time of Emperor Constantine.