Ideas

Doctrine @ The Doctor’s Den S01E08

Doctrine is an amorphous concept that the military uses to create unity through conceptual continuity. This contradiction is often a basis for strategic failure. So, what is doctrine, and why is it important? [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWWVYcLICx8&width=474&height=266&cc_load_policy=1[/embedyt] Here Dr. D. Light dissects the concept of doctrine and demonstrates how the theological model is of use in understanding …

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The Doctor’s Den S01E05: Ideational Waystations

We close out our discussion of ideation with an examination of the four waystations (steps) that are inherent to the ideational stage of a power process. It is important for me to point out that these videos are a glimpse into the greater ideational questions inherent to power. They do not, and cannot, cover the …

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Ideas, Ideation, and The Cloud of Ideas

Dr. D. Light presents another chapter in the Theory of Everything. Ideas, Ideation, and the Cloud of Ideas – A basis for analysis and understanding. In which Dr. D. Light waxes philosophical about ideas, calls them parasites, suggests they control us, argues that we can examine them in any unit – big or small… Mashing …

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Never Forget

Many people have asked why Jews continue to remind the world – some might say ad naseum – of The Holocaust. Not a holocaust, of which there have been a few (recognized and otherwise). The Holocaust. The answer is so simple it might be scary. The power of the idea “The Holocaust”, as opposed to a holocaust, …

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Clashing Ideas and Our Constantly Changing World

The ebb and flow of history does not revolve solely around the material power of states. Nor is it exclusively the purview of institutions. And it is not based entirely on identity or anarchy. Instead it is about ideas and how those ideas are translated into actions. From the rise and fall of empires and …

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