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Lands of Leviathan Podcast

Broc Rademan and Peter Sleeman

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Lands of Leviathan Podcast

Lands of Leviathan Podcast

Broc Rademan and Peter Sleeman

9
Followers
4
Plays
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Our podcasts analyse concepts and theories from Political Science and International Relations using themes, trends and trivia in popular culture. Listen to two nerds discuss state reformation during a zombie apocalypse or how the Jedi Council would function in our international system. We aim to inform and entertain but welcome criticism, feedback and suggestions, please contact us at landsofleviathan@gmail.com. Long live the Leviathan!

Latest Episodes

Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

In this episode, we discuss the relationship between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un with reference to season 7 of Game of Thrones. In addition to comparing some states to the houses of Westeros, we discuss what it means to acquire weapons of mass destruction and why it is not necessarily the end of the world. As always, like and subscribe! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

66 MIN2018 JAN 22
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Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

In this episode, Broc and Peter continue their discussion on political ideologies by discussing Communism and Socialism. We have a lively debate regarding what Marx would think about the current state of Marxism and have fun looking at Animal Farm and whether Spock makes a good communist. Like and follow us! This episode was edited for us by Andrew Pfannkuche! The theme for this episode is Game of Thrones Main Title Theme Ramin Djawadi. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 OCT 10
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Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

In this very special episode, Broc and Peter are joined by their good friend Kyle Tee who mentored these two in how to argue. They discuss the principle of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) through an Analysis of Ozymandias' plan in Watchmen. Enjoy this very special episode and remember to like and subscribe. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 APR 17
Comments
Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

In this long overdue episode Broc and Peter discuss one of the greatest challenges that the world faces today, global economic inequality! While the world is getting richer the wealth is spread out pretty poorly. We discuss this through Bioshock, Elysium and Gattica. Like and follow us! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 MAR 5
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Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

Happy New Years everyone! This episode was recorded before the end of 2016 but It is the first launch in 2017. In this episode, we discuss how the political ideologies of Conservatism and Liberalism are applied to a few issues in today's political climate. Included in the discussion are issues of climate change and immigration found in the films 'The Day after Tomorrow' and 'District 9'. Please give whatever you can to our Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3727955 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MIN2017 JAN 30
Comments
Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

In this episode, we discuss the basic assumptions and history of the two primary ideologies in the world today; conservatism and liberalism. The discussion includes how the good guys in Lord of the Rings are conservative, while those in the Matrix are liberals. We await your comments and feedback! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

76 MIN2016 DEC 18
Comments
Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

Episode 22 - Ideas behind Ideologies

In this episode, Broc and Peter discuss political ideologies as a set of ideas and how they evolved. This is a bit of a winding episode where we try to simplify what a political ideology is. This will serve as the first of our series on Ideologies and all that those entail. Please like and share! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

77 MIN2016 DEC 1
Comments
Episode 22 - Ideas behind Ideologies

Episode 21 - Trump: The Inevitable Demagogue?

In this special episode, Broc and Peter Discuss the recent crazy election of Donald Trump as President-Elect of the Unites States of America. We discuss how middle America has been ignored and how the left has shot themselves in the foot. Share and Subscribe! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

79 MIN2016 NOV 16
Comments
Episode 21 - Trump: The Inevitable Demagogue?

Episode 20 - Is Captain America's Civil War Greedy or Grief-ridden?

In this episode, we discuss the latest Captain America film "Civil War" and how the term differs from conflict and revolution in political science. The Greed vs Grievance model is unpacked and applied to the film to examine the causes of the rift between the Avengers. Listen to us argue over whether the Sekovia Accords should have been signed! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

67 MIN2016 OCT 14
Comments
Episode 20 - Is Captain America's Civil War Greedy or Grief-ridden?

Episode 19 - Why We Need to Seperate the Church and the Seven Kingdoms

In this episode, Broc and Peter discuss the separation of church and State through the lens of the Sixth Season of Game of Thrones. We thought that we would have much more conflict over this but we had quite a bit of agreement. Please like and subscribe. Brought to you by audible. http://www.audibletrial.com/lol See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

67 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Episode 19 - Why We Need to Seperate the Church and the Seven Kingdoms

Latest Episodes

Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

In this episode, we discuss the relationship between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un with reference to season 7 of Game of Thrones. In addition to comparing some states to the houses of Westeros, we discuss what it means to acquire weapons of mass destruction and why it is not necessarily the end of the world. As always, like and subscribe! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

66 MIN2018 JAN 22
Comments
Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

In this episode, Broc and Peter continue their discussion on political ideologies by discussing Communism and Socialism. We have a lively debate regarding what Marx would think about the current state of Marxism and have fun looking at Animal Farm and whether Spock makes a good communist. Like and follow us! This episode was edited for us by Andrew Pfannkuche! The theme for this episode is Game of Thrones Main Title Theme Ramin Djawadi. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 OCT 10
Comments
Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

In this very special episode, Broc and Peter are joined by their good friend Kyle Tee who mentored these two in how to argue. They discuss the principle of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) through an Analysis of Ozymandias' plan in Watchmen. Enjoy this very special episode and remember to like and subscribe. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 APR 17
Comments
Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

In this long overdue episode Broc and Peter discuss one of the greatest challenges that the world faces today, global economic inequality! While the world is getting richer the wealth is spread out pretty poorly. We discuss this through Bioshock, Elysium and Gattica. Like and follow us! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

74 MIN2017 MAR 5
Comments
Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

Happy New Years everyone! This episode was recorded before the end of 2016 but It is the first launch in 2017. In this episode, we discuss how the political ideologies of Conservatism and Liberalism are applied to a few issues in today's political climate. Included in the discussion are issues of climate change and immigration found in the films 'The Day after Tomorrow' and 'District 9'. Please give whatever you can to our Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3727955 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

70 MIN2017 JAN 30
Comments
Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

In this episode, we discuss the basic assumptions and history of the two primary ideologies in the world today; conservatism and liberalism. The discussion includes how the good guys in Lord of the Rings are conservative, while those in the Matrix are liberals. We await your comments and feedback! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

76 MIN2016 DEC 18
Comments
Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

Episode 22 - Ideas behind Ideologies

In this episode, Broc and Peter discuss political ideologies as a set of ideas and how they evolved. This is a bit of a winding episode where we try to simplify what a political ideology is. This will serve as the first of our series on Ideologies and all that those entail. Please like and share! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

77 MIN2016 DEC 1
Comments
Episode 22 - Ideas behind Ideologies

Episode 21 - Trump: The Inevitable Demagogue?

In this special episode, Broc and Peter Discuss the recent crazy election of Donald Trump as President-Elect of the Unites States of America. We discuss how middle America has been ignored and how the left has shot themselves in the foot. Share and Subscribe! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

79 MIN2016 NOV 16
Comments
Episode 21 - Trump: The Inevitable Demagogue?

Episode 20 - Is Captain America's Civil War Greedy or Grief-ridden?

In this episode, we discuss the latest Captain America film "Civil War" and how the term differs from conflict and revolution in political science. The Greed vs Grievance model is unpacked and applied to the film to examine the causes of the rift between the Avengers. Listen to us argue over whether the Sekovia Accords should have been signed! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

67 MIN2016 OCT 14
Comments
Episode 20 - Is Captain America's Civil War Greedy or Grief-ridden?

Episode 19 - Why We Need to Seperate the Church and the Seven Kingdoms

In this episode, Broc and Peter discuss the separation of church and State through the lens of the Sixth Season of Game of Thrones. We thought that we would have much more conflict over this but we had quite a bit of agreement. Please like and subscribe. Brought to you by audible. http://www.audibletrial.com/lol See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

67 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Episode 19 - Why We Need to Seperate the Church and the Seven Kingdoms
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