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Andrew Sweeny
Andrew Sweeny
Podcaster | YouTuber | Popular blogger | Teacher at the 'grandes écoles' in France
Podcaster | YouTuber | Popular blogger | Teacher at the 'grandes écoles' in France
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Teacher at The ‘grandes écoles’ in France. Journalist, Media expert, Editor/Copywriter, and polyvalent with 20 years of teaching experience. Publishes articles for cutting edge cultural magazines like Emerge, Parallax and Rebel Wisdom. Podcaster, YouTuber, and popular blogger. Specialising in all areas of language and communication, advanced writing skills, web design experience, professional musician.

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Last 50 posts on own channels (YouTube, Podcast, Medium or Website/Blog):

Meditations on The Tarot: Part 2 – The Magician, The High Priestess, and The Empress
Published on: 12 Aug 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Meditations on The Tarot: Part 1 – The Magician, The High Priestess, and the The Empress
Published on: 11 Aug 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

A Parallax Course with Layman Pascal: Nonduality in the Network Age
Published on: 6 Aug 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View #50: Intellectual Deep Web Extravaganza
Published on: 4 Aug 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax Sangha #1: The Meaning Apocalypse: A a conversation between Andrew Sweeny and Owen Cox
Published on: 3 Aug 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax: Deep Future – with Daniel Schmachtenberger and Alexander Bard
Published on: 20 Jul 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax Politics Podcast #3: Is gun control possible? (with Thaddeus Russell)
Published on: 12 Jul 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 48: Roe vs Wade (with Brent Cooper)
Published on: 27 Jun 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 47: What does ‘Left’ mean? (with Brent Cooper)
Published on: 17 Jun 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Sweeny vs Bard with Owen Cox: Logos, Mythos, and Pathos – The Three Brains
Published on: 17 Jun 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

CADELL LAST: Zarathustra and the last man
Published on: 3 Jun 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

ANDREW SWEENY Girard, tantra and the scapegoat mechanism
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

ZAK STEIN Education and propaganda
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

OWEN COX Introduction to Marshall McLuhan : Visual vs Acoustic Space
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

JOHN VERVAEKE and CHRISTOPHER MASTROPIETRO Religion and psycho technologies
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

OWEN COX. Jordan Peterson: The Accidental Marxist
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

PAGEAU, BARD, HAMELRYCK, and SWEENY – Religion for the Apocalypse
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

OWEN COX René Girard : Battling to the end
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

THOMAS HAMELRYCK René Girard Mimetic desire and religion in digital culture w
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

WOLFGANG PALAVER René Girard: Mimetic theory and human violence
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

OWEN COX Sexual Personae: An introduction to Camille Paglia
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

JOHN AIGNER and HAJEE PEPPING: The Frontiers of Masculinity
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

FANNY, RAVEN, and LOVISA: The future of the feminine
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

OLE BJERG The meaning crisis in academia
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

ANDREW SWEENY The Realms of War and Desire
Published on: 28 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Layman Pascal: What is tantra?
Published on: 27 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Alex Ebert: Death and The cool
Published on: 14 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Daniel Frage: Ontological design
Published on: 14 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax-Dialogue: Eros and Libido in a time between worlds
Published on: 2 May 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Murder of Eros with Marc Gafni
Published on: 28 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax book club: Ontological Design with DANIEL FRAGA
Published on: 25 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Sweeny vs Bard #54: A class of Paradigms: The war in Ukraine from a meta-historical perspective
Published on: 23 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Is Layman Pascal a Guru? A parallax dialogue with Andrew Sweeny
Published on: 16 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 41: Where is Baby Jesus?
Published on: 16 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep 40: Cause célèbre
Published on: 9 Apr 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax Course with Layman Pascal: Rebuilding Spirituality
Published on: 20 Mar 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Strange Attractor Roundtable Ep 5: New Organizational Models for a Game B World
Published on: 18 Mar 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 34: Cuddled to Death
Published on: 26 Feb 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Marc Gafni: A Return to Eros
Published on: 18 Feb 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax-Interview with Jim Rutt
Published on: 10 Feb 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Crazy Wisdom with Layman Pascal
Published on: 24 Jan 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Sweeny, Bard, Hamelryck, and Last: Capitalism, Attentionalism, and Mimetic Theory
Published on: 21 Jan 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 28: The Abraham-Dilemma
Published on: 14 Jan 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

The Parallax View Ep. 27: Mass formation Psychosis
Published on: 8 Jan 22 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Sweeny, Bard, Hamelyrick, and Last: Towards a Metaphysical Totality
Published on: 1 Dec 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

David Chaim Smith: What is Black Aether? A Parallax Clip
Published on: 22 Nov 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

David Chaim Smith: The mystical view
Published on: 22 Nov 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Cadell Last: ‘Peterson situates love as a key to truth and meaningful revelation’
Published on: 3 Nov 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Zak Stein: “I see an escalation of political polarization”
Published on: 30 Oct 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Parallax-Interview with Tomas Björkman
Published on: 27 Oct 21 in Andrew Sweeny – YouTube by Parallax

Recent Videos and Podcasts where Andrew Sweeny has been interviewed

A new series of video essays based on my summer reading of the 700-page spiritual classic, entitled Meditations on the Tarot: A Journey into Christian Hermeticism by the anonymous author …Read more
A new series of video essays based on my summer reading of the 700-page spiritual classic, entitled Meditations on the Tarot: A Journey into Christian Hermeticism by the anonymous author …Read more
Visit www.parallax-media.eu for more information Online-Course starts September 4th Beyond Sex, Drugs & Psychoanalysis toward an integrative spiritual life for collaborative metamodern syntheists in the Age of Connection, Complexity & …Read more
Alexander Bard, Alex Ebert, Cadell Last and Thomas Hamelryck join the Parallax View for a discussion extraordinaire, that oscillates between archetypology and peak-cringe, surface and deep meaning, elders and the …Read more
Parallax Sangha #1 The Meaning Apocalypse: A a conversation between Andrew Sweeny and Owen Cox Formerly the Maniphesto Media Academy and now part of the Parallax Academy—is an online platform …Read more
Where are we in this ‘time between worlds’, and what are the possible and probably outcomes of our current trajectories. We are facing a crisis, while at the same time …Read more
Thaddeus Russell joins the Parallax Podcast to talk about the intricacies of the gun controll debate as well the future of the United States. Thaddeus Russell is the Founder of …Read more
June 27th 2022 Political sociologist and leading metamodern theorist Brent Cooper joins the Parallax View in order to talk about metamodern implications of Roe vs Wade. www.parallax-media.eu …Read more
Political sociologist and leading metamodern theorist Brent Cooper joins the Parallax View in order to talk about the political left and it´s relationship to Metamodernism. Check out more content at …Read more
Both the end of the media academy season and the 55th Sweeny vs Bard. Alexander discusses different realms: the realm of one dogma, the realm of many dogmas in dialectic, …Read more
Cadell Last’s THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA COURSE STARTS JULY 14TH 2022 Sing up here: https://www.philosophyportal.online/ Cadell introduces the explosive text known as Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Frederic Nietzche. About Cadell: "I …Read more
According to Girard, Christianity brought a new realism to history, subverting the pagan world of jealous gods and their victims. Compassion and mercy for the victim and the institution of …Read more
Zak Stein is an author, scholar, educational philosopher, and one of the luminaries of our time. He was invited to MMA to talk about the current state of education and …Read more
In Marshall McLuhan’s thought, the history of the West up to the 20th century was the history of the emergence of the visual, literate outlook, which began in the Greek …Read more
At MMA we recently had a rich discussion with philosopher and cognitive scientist John Vervaeke and his writing partner Christopher Mastropietro about religion for people ‘between worlds’; in other words, …Read more
What is religion all about in the 21st century, 200 years after Nietzsche proclaimed the Death of God? For some, religion is a perennial matter and we need to rediscover …Read more
Owen Cox gives a talk on Rene Girard’s final book, Battling to the End, where Girard discusses war and European history in the context of mimetic theory. The book analyses …Read more
Thomas Hamelryck introduces Rene Girard, his thinking on mimetic desire and the origins of religion. It explores paganism and sacrifice, sutric and tantric religions, mimetic escalations, and what this means …Read more
What is the difference between the sacred and the holy? René Girard’s theory on mimetic violence shows up through our entire history of human warfare and in all of our …Read more
Camille Paglia is an American philosopher and art theorist whose work focuses on sex, art and culture. She calls herself a feminist, although of the Dionysian 1960s, libertarian bent, and …Read more
Hajee Pepping and John Aigner, two leading figures in the European men’s movement, joins the MMA group for a conversation on the frontiers of masculinity. Hajee brings a fierce, fiery, …Read more
What is feminine leadership? We invited three incredible women to our MMA men’s group this week to discuss the future of the feminine. Raven, Fanny and Lovisa are all working …Read more
Originally Published on Parallax:  https://parallax-media.eu/andrew-sweeny/ivan-illichs-hour-of-legibilityContinue reading on Medium » …Read more
This post is just to let you know that I will be hosting, along with my good friends Owen Cox and Eskil Avelon, an educational gathering…Continue reading on Medium » …Read more
Meditations on my conversation with Tammy PetersonContinue reading on Medium » …Read more
The word patriarchy has come to mean an oppressive power structure run by men and the systematic abuse and exclusion of women. It…Continue reading on Medium » …Read more
The next Messiah won’t be televisedContinue reading on Medium » …Read more
Recently, I published a series of short meditations on philia, one of the classical of greek forms of love/friendship, a term which means…Continue reading on Medium » …Read more
A talk given at The European Men’s gathering in Denmark, August 2019Continue reading on Medium » …Read more
Originally published on Parallax (https://www.parallax-magazin.de) on July 1, 2020Jean-Jacques Rousseau got it backwards when he said ‘Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.’ On the contrary, men and …Read more
Paul Cézanne’s ‘Nature morte de pêches et poiresOriginally published at https://www.parallax-magazin.de on June 11, 2020.Now is the time to re-invent the world, to make it beautiful. We need to actually become beautiful, …Read more
Beauty has become an ugly little word. Because we’ve got it all wrong.We think it is waxed bodies, engineered curves, or a youthful glow. But real beauty not, as Byung-Chul …Read more
Awakening from The Meaning Crisis (Episodes 49,50) commentary. Concluding Remarkshttps://youtu.be/kkykBqApP4AMaking my way through the 50 videos of ‘Awakening From The Meaning Crisis’ has been similar to reading a big fat …Read more
A short commentary on John Vervaeke’s Awakening from The Meaning Crisis (Episodes 46, 47, and 48)https://youtu.be/qrkqopjEceUKairosIn the final episodes of ‘Awakening from The Meaning Crisis’ series, John Vervaeke proposes certain ‘prophets …Read more
Some notes Covid 19 and beyondThe Rashomon gate which Kurosawa’s crew constructed for Rashomon (1950)“Corpses piled on bridges, corpses blocking off a whole street at the intersection, corpses displaying every manner of …Read more
A short commentary on John Vervaeke’s Awakening from The Meaning Crisis (Episodes 43, 44, and 45)In the present meaning crisis, according to John Vervaeke, we tend to ‘conflate the having mode …Read more
RationalityA short commentary on John Vervaeke’s Awakening from The Meaning Crisis (Episodes 40, 41, and 42)To be rational usually means to be good at logical games, to be able to see …Read more
“The Rule is: Don’t go to king’s landing if you are Ned Stark“— Jordan HallNed Stark from The Game of ThronesThere has been a rather heady conversation online of late about the …Read more
A commentary on Venkatesh Rao’s article: The Internet of BeefsI’d like take a crack at a neologism invented by Venkatesh Rao called The Internet of beefs in his article of the …Read more
A new season of Sweeny vs Bard begins with a passionate lecture at the Maniphesto Media Academia by the Bardster about media, men and women, and so many other things. …Read more
After listening to Alex Ebert’s fantastic presentation ‘Dead Cool’ at the Stoa we thought we would invite Alex, who like Alexander Bard, is a pop star turned philosopher for a …Read more
A conversation where media artist and scholar Orsolya Bajusz tells her story about how as an activist she was attacked and scapegoated by a social justice lynch mob and how …Read more
Our third discussion of various Tantric traditions and Tantra’s place in the west.  What are the causes and conditions necessary for Tantra to flourish? What is the value of Neo …Read more
The Tantric path gives us a Parallax or another view of reality. A description of the 9 vehicles of Buddhism including Tantra, comparing the Tantric approach with Western ‘eventological’ religion …Read more
Sweeny vs Bard S03E10: Western Tantra? – with Thomas Hamelryck Can Tantra flourish in western society that is predominantly Christian and Moslem?  What are the historical roots of Tantra? Is …Read more
Links: Parallax Magazine Alexander Bard’s Books; The Futurica Trilogy (2012) Syntheism – Creating God in the Internet Age (2014) Digital Libido – Sex, power and violence in the network society …Read more
The scapegoat mob and the Exodus, Tantra and Zoroastrianism,  Axial Age vs Bronze age, Egyptian vs Persian culture, The two river systems, Hegel, Nietzsche, and so much more.  Two hours …Read more
Clinton Ignatov is a Mcluhan scholar and has a labyrinthine mind like an eccentric Renaissance alchemist.  He has a great YouTube channel called ‘Concerned Netizen’ where he goes into the …Read more
Links: Parallax Youtube Newsletter Links to books by Alexander Bard  with Jan Söderqvist: Cadell Last’s books Sex, God, and Masculinity: Global Brain Singularity Alexander Bard’s Books; The Futurica Trilogy (2012) …Read more
A heated and passionate discussion about our usual topics: Process and Event in relation to sex and religion. Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism and Zoroastrianism – popular sutric religion and behind the …Read more
Paul LLoyd Robson is the initiator of the European Men’s movement and head of Maniphesto. He’s also an Orthodox Christian, and here he sits down with a Vajrayana Buddhist and …Read more
Our first live Sweeny vs Bard on Parallax and the most fun we have had yet! Links:    Parallax Magazine Support Parallax on Patreon Cadell Last’s YouTube Channel:   Cadell …Read more
Our first conversation with Cadell Last, an extraordinary new voice on the scene whose beard at least competes with Alexander’s, and who has written a great new book called Sex, …Read more
A new season of Sweeny vs Bard with our now regular guest Thomas Hamelryck.  In this discussion Alexander brings up the subject of forgiveness and ties this to the heroic …Read more
The final episode in Season 2 of Sweeny vs Bard with our now regular guest Thomas Hamelryck.  We go further in the discussion of the anoject, the scapegoat, and the …Read more
Our latest discussion with Thomas Hamelryck, in which Alexander introduces his concept: The Anoject – a neologism he invented which means, roughly speaking, the anonymous accuser.  We expand on this …Read more
Our latest discussion with Thomas Hamelryck, in which Alexander introduces his concept: The Anoject – a neologism he invented which means, roughly speaking, the anonymous accuser.  More discussion on the …Read more
A long awaited conversation between my favorite interlocutors, and two philosophical and visionary geniuses of our time—who, as I mention in the beginning—are opposite character types.  Nevertheless, both men converge …Read more
How did an obscure esoteric school begun by the French writer and sufi René Guénon and his fascist disciple Julius Evola at the beginning of the 20th begin to influence …Read more
Here we include Thomas Hamelryck, scientist and machine learning expert, and a practitioner of Buddhist Tantra. Thomas is part of a discussion group called the Intellectual deep web.  How do …Read more
Here we include Thomas Hamelryck, scientist and machine learning expert, and a practitioner of Buddhist Tantra. Thomas is part of a discussion group called the Intellectual deep web.  How do …Read more
Some topics covered in this wide ranging lateral conversation:   Alexander’s experience with Covid 19, Pathos and Mythos, The Symbolic and the imaginary, Jaques Lacan and Rene Girard, Moses and …Read more
Some topics covered in this wide ranging lateral conversation:   Jordan Peterson; A plural sensocracy; Process and Event; Phallus and Matrix; Men and Purpose; Dictatorship; Tonality and etiquette; Cancel culture …Read more
Parallax Newsletter #41 on Parallax parallax.substack.com/p/parallax-new… …Read more
Parallax View #50. The intellectual deep heads in conversation. Some serious philosophical fun. A strong and potent brew. youtu.be/T-_QPLjUxBk @TomAmarque, @Bardissimo, @THamelryck, @alexanderebert, @Owen_Coxx, @cadellnlast …Read more
@Jonathan_Rowson The dangers of mastery: crashing one’s chariot into the sun. Later Nostalgia for the peak experience. A great book, a grand meditation on life. …Read more
Heavyweights https://t.co/TTLK2vRXOs Quoted tweet from @TomAmarque: DEEP FUTURE – Part 1 Daniel Schmachtenberger & @Bardissimo Alexander Bard in Dialogue parallax-media.eu/interviews/sch…, @andrewpgsweeny …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: DEEP FUTURE – Part 1 Daniel Schmachtenberger & @Bardissimo Alexander Bard in Dialogue parallax-media.eu/interviews/sch…, @andrewpgsweeny …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-v… Tom and @andrewpgsweeny go through the core ideas from Tom´s first book ‘The Evolution of the Psyche’, which was a young mans attempt to map the psyche using systems-theory and constructivism. …Read more
@fullydavid That is called ‘British journalism’ …Read more
@MikhailaFuller How RW works. Prop up the latest intellectual star (a volatile mixed human being like everyone else). Get the requisite attention/community/cash. Wait for them to go off-script—then stick the dagger in. Go back to the Matrix. Nothing rebel or wisdom about it. …Read more
@MikhailaFuller @fullydavid It’s a version of ‘dad I’m really disappointed with you’ which plays on the gestalt of the moment. …Read more
@MikhailaFuller @fullydavid Where is the rebel? Where is the wisdom? …Read more
@matthewfarrelly @MikhailaFuller @fullydavid “The king is a delayed scapegoat per Girardian anthropology. Secondary, smarter, more cynical players piggyback on the success of the king, and subsequently stab him in the back when the tides turn and the gloss inevitably fades. ” – Thomas Hamelryck …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: Shout out to @Bardissimo @andrewpgsweeny @OGRoseWriting …Read more
@Jonathan_Rowson Wonderful! …Read more
2 hours of mad ideation and fun. parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-m… …Read more
@AlexandrWilder It’s up now: parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-m… …Read more
Live and electric parallax.substack.com/p/tonight-alex… …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: “The Logos, The Mythos, and The Pathos – The Three Human Brains and their Clashing Narratives” Join the season finale of the interactive Parallax Media Academy, with Andrew Sweeny, Alexander Bard & Owen Cox, on Wednesday 15 June at 8 pm CET. parallax-media.eu/sweeny-vs-bard… …Read more
@PageauJonathan Funny, I’m reading that book too. It seems to be in the air at the moment. (and I’ve never dabbled in Tarot). He’s an exploratory speculative thinker rather than a conservative/metaphysical—which makes him frustrating to conservatives. A more open type than Guenon. …Read more
Parallax media academy is thrilled to present Cadell Last’s intensely personal and stellar introduction to Thus Spoke Zarathustra. A two-hour Nietzschean orgy. The bridge to the overman parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-m… …Read more
Layman Pascal talks about why Tantra is necessary and essential in the 21st Century and what kind of ground needs to be laid for genuine Tantra to flourish. A wonderful and rich conversation with a fantastic and creative tantric thinker. parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-m… …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: @andrewpgsweeny asks about the difference between truth and performance parallax-media.eu/the-parallax-v… …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: The @Bardissimo joins Zak Stein and Marc Gafni to discuss “eros” and “libido” in our time as “a time between worlds” youtu.be/_QUGz1T5I9c …Read more
Andrew Sweeny retweeted: NEW: Exciting dialogue with Dr. Marc Gafni hosted by @andrewpgsweeny in Parallax Book Club on “The Murder of Eros”. youtu.be/iIjFR3qmxs4 …Read more
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