Trans Resister Radio
Author and digital filmmaker Aaron Franz hosts this podcast about transhumanism, social manipulation, the occult, and much more.

Some ideas on how to confront online media abominations. Going head on the field of social media will get you nowhere. Now is the time to be creative and have a sense of humor.

topics include: The Onion, satire, parody, click bait, Twitter, social media, news, journalism, patriot movement, right wing extremism, alternative media, making up false stories, charlatans, grifters, JFK researchers, left wing roots of conspiracy culture, comedy, humor, marketing

Direct download: 222_Dont_Play_The_Game_By_Their_Rules.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01pm EDT

Zepto is a long time listener to Trans Resister Radio. Here, he comes on the show to share his personal story of hard times and subsequent redemption. The often maligned “waking up” process can truly be a catalyst for positive self transformation. 

topics include: religion, philosophy, free will, nervous breakdown, truth, writing, politics, the Amish, technology, transhumanism, implantable brain chips, ethics in technological development, Ai, energy, post-scarcity world

Direct download: 221_Zeptos_Point_of_View.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 10:22pm EDT

Do we entertain angels unaware? When a homeless man speaks is he channeling a higher power? Were groups of pirates occult orders or just some stinky men with peg legs and eye patches? These questions and much more are discussed on this episode of Trans Resister Radio.

topics include: purposely confusing people, the invisible class, homeless people, secret messages, divination, paranormal, preternatural, secret societies, occult, king dressed as a beggar, intelligence agents, CIA, cryptography, angels, secret societies, initiates, fraternal orders, pirates, Pirates of the Caribbean, Disneyland

Direct download: 220_Entertaining_Angels_Unawares.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14am EDT

JG Michael returns to Trans Resister Radio to pick up where he left off last time, talking about far right views within transhumanist circles. From alternative media to popular culture, there seems to be a dark wave of desire washing over us all. Does Nick Land’s concept of the Dark Enlightenment hold any explanation for this, or just more confusion?

topics include: transhumanism, philosophy, religion, politics, conspiracy theory, alternative media, Nick Land, Dark Enlightenment, democracy, Western Civilization, the void, Thanatos, psychology, occult, Peter Thiel, James Hughes, Ray Kurzwweil, Accelerationism, Capitalism, wealth inequality, Social Darwinism, Universal Basic Income, Useless Class

 

Direct download: 219_JG_Michael_interview_More_on_Techno_Authoritarianism.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 1:55am EDT

JG Michael, host of the Parallax Views podcast, is the guest on this episode. Here, he talks a bit about the links between transhumanist and far right ideologies. From obsessing over logic and reason to the promotion of eugenics, this cadre of futurists has a decidedly dark way of viewing the world. 

topics include: transhumanism, right wing extremism, fascism, monarchy, democracy, authoritarianism, Anarcho Capitalism, Alt Right, Libertarianism, technology, artificial intelligence, Eliezer Yudkowsky, Less Wrong, MIRI, Singularity University, scientism, Bayesian Mathematics, Michael Anissimov, Neoreactionary Movement, Google, Ray Kurzweil, Nick Land, Postmodernism, Academia, Dark Enlightenment, HP Lovecraft, eugenics, Curtis Yarvin, Mencius Moldbug


Aaron calls on his audience to help him procure guests for the show. He also muses on the idea of doing an Age of Transitions 2 video. 

topics include: guest interviews, social media, emails, Kai-Fu Lee, AI Superpowers, Yasha Levine, Surveillance Valley, Newt Gingrich, artificial intelligence, deep learning, algorithms, big data, economics, media

Direct download: 217_Power_to_the_Audience.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59am EDT

Friend of the show, Pearse Redmond, returns to talk a bit about some of the stories that are currently flying under the radar. As the story goes, Americans are being attacked by some form of cricket warfare in Cuba. Are John Bolton and the Canadians hoping this aggression will be enough to successfully push for regime change in Venezuela? 

topics include: New Year’s Eve, New York City, sonic weapons, Cuba, diplomats, intelligence agents, CIA, crickets, Associated Press, propaganda, conspiracy, Canadian military, Justin Trudeau, NATO, Venezuela, Latin America, Maduro, oil, geopolitics


Another episode of book notes. This time the book at hand is "Millennium; Winners and Losers in the Coming World Order". A fascinating and prophetic little book from 1991. 

topics include: international banking, emerging technologies, trans humanism, communications, geopolitics, economics, new world order, esoteric religion, sacrifice, family, US decline, Japan, Asia, universities, Ai, nomadic life, technological unemployment, cameras, globalism


Aaron shares some thoughts on the history and current state of artificial intelligence development. China and the US are the current global leaders in the field. Is there a new cold war scenario between these two countries? What are the true long term goals when it comes to Ai? 

topics include: artificial intelligence, machine learning, ARPANET, DARPA, military technological development, Vietnam War, China, Xinjiang, Uyghur minority, concentration camps, Social Credit system, government, corporations, Amazon, Alibaba, cloud computing, MIC, wars, civil liberties

Direct download: 215_China_and_the_US_Battle_For_Artificial_Intelligence_Supremacy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT

Tom Brown, host of the Bike Karma Podcast, joins Aaron for a discussion about bicycle culture and politics. Like other forms of politics, there is a mix of big business, individuals, and governments at play working to create something. What that something is, no one can quite say, but it is probably a good idea. 

topics include: bicycles, bike cliques, road bikes, mountain bikes, commuting, bike mechanic, bicycle coop, podcasting, bike sharing, China, electric bikes, obsolescence, eco friendly transportation, bike lanes, safety, rolling coal, safety

Direct download: 214_Tom_Brown_interview_Bicycle_Politics.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

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