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A personal journal with a few audio book reviews and some music from my "It Doesn't Suck" music list. "Hiber-Nation" is stories I read, because I like to read stories. That's all.

Grizzly's Growls podcasts David Grizzly Smith

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A personal journal with a few audio book reviews and some music from my "It Doesn't Suck" music list. "Hiber-Nation" is stories I read, because I like to read stories. That's all.

    Episode 20200911 -- We Should Talk More Episode Zero

    Episode 20200911 -- We Should Talk More Episode Zero

    Episode Zero for the new We Should Talk More podcast with Lady J.
    Show Theme "Hot Swing" from Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com.
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    • 54 min
    GG20200616 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 8 and 9

    GG20200616 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 8 and 9

    "Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.
    Chapter 8 -- The End of the Household Gods:
    "The only place where it is possible to find an echo of the mind of the English masses is either in conversation or in comic songs. The latter are obviously the more dubious; but they are the only things recorded and quotable that come anywhere near it."
    Chapter 9 -- A Short Chapter:
    "Round about the year 1913 Eugenics was turned from a fad to a fashion. Then, if I may so summarise the situation, the joke began in earnest. The organising mind which we have seen considering the problem of slum population, the popular material and the possibility of protests, felt that the time had come to open the campaign. ... But as a matter of fact this is not the first chapter but the last. And this must be a very short chapter, because the whole of this story was cut short. A very curious thing happened. England went to war. This would in itself have been a sufficiently irritating interruption in the early life of Eugenette, and in the early establishment of Eugenics. But a far more dreadful and disconcerting fact must be noted. With whom, alas, did England go to war? England went to war with the Superman in his native home."
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    • 32 min
    GG20200609 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 7

    GG20200609 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 7

    "Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.
    Chapter 7 -- The Transformation of Socialism:
    "Socialism is one of the simplest ideas in the world. It has always puzzled me how there came to be so much bewilderment and misunderstanding and miserable mutual slander about it. At one time I agreed with Socialism, because it was simple. Now I disagree with Socialism, because it is too simple."
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    • 22 min
    GG20200602 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 6

    GG20200602 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 6

    "Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.
    Chapter 6 -- The Eclipse of Liberty:
    "If such a thing as the Eugenic sociology had been suggested in the period from Fox to Gladstone, it would have been far more fiercely repudiated by the reformers than by the Conservatives."
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    • 24 min
    GG20200526 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 5

    GG20200526 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 5

    "Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.
    Chapter 5 --The Meanness of the Motive:
    "Now, if any ask whether it be imaginable that an ordinary man of the wealthier type should analyse the problem or conceive the plan, the inhumanly far-seeing plan, as I have set it forth, the answer is: "Certainly not." Many rich employers are too generous to do such a thing; many are too stupid to know what they are doing."
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    • 28 min
    GG20200519 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 4

    GG20200519 -- Eugenics by G K Chesterton Part 2 Chapter 4

    "Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.
    Chapter 4 -- The Vengeance of the Flesh:
    "By a quaint paradox, we generally miss the meaning of simple stories because we are not subtle enough to understand their simplicity."
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Mark bbbbbbb ,

Wonderful version of Everlasting Man

Thanks David!

Andreslocousa ,

Great Voice

Brings the books to life...real world class talent...

Berean Comic ,

Good show

I love Grizzly's reading style it sounds to me like the author would have intended it. I have listened to both Orthodoxy and Heretics which I have highlights saved, I have also listened to parts of Eugenics & Other Evils. I agree with the other commentor though it is a little complicated getting the order of this book, Everlasting Man. That said it is a small problem, this is great work

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