Dr. Duke Pesta

Dr. Duke Pesta is a tenured professor of English literature, and has appeared on Stefan Molyneux’s Freedomain show many times, discussing great works of art, the nature of human creativity, and the role of religion in human society.

ART! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? Dr Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

Stefan Molyneux and Dr. Pesta crack the code on the most ancient of philosophical and aesthetic questions: WHAT IS ART?

The Truth About “A Streetcar Named Desire” Dr Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

“A Streetcar Named Desire” is the most famous and influential play of the last 100 years – written by Tennessee Williams, this masterpiece details the elemental conflicts between Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski…

The State of Philosophy | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

Dr. Duke Pesta is a tenured university professor, author and the Academic Director of FreedomProject Academy, a Live Online School offering individual classes and complete curricula for students in Kindergarten through High School. For more from Dr. Duke and the FreedomProject Academy, please go to: https://www.fpeusa.org

The Philosophy of the 10 Commandments | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

The perception of the ten commandments varies greatly between many religious and secular leaders, but rarely are they given a fair hearing from the non-religious. Stefan Molyneux and Dr. Duke Pesta approach the ten commandments from both the religious and secular perspective, highlighting the philosophy contained within arguably the most important list in human history.

The Philosophy of Satan | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

What is the origin story of evil in human societies? Stefan Molyneux and Dr. Duke Pesta explore the philosophy of Satan from both the religious and secular perspectives. Dr. Duke Pesta is a tenured university professor, author and the Academic Director of FreedomProject Academy, a Live Online School offering individual classes and complete curricula for students in Kindergarten through High School. For more from Dr. Duke and the FreedomProject Academy, please go to: https://www.fpeusa.org

The Lord of the Rings | Real World Parallels

The Lord of the Rings series written by J. R. R. Tolkien sparked the historic movie franchise including The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King and had a massive worldwide cultural impact. Stefan Molyneux and Dr. Duke Pesta break down the real world parallels from The Lord of the Rings series and confront some uncomfortable truths.

The Real History of The Crusades | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

Were the Crusades an unprovoked act of aggression on behalf of bloodthirsty Christians? Did the First Crusade mark the beginning of close to a millennium of hostility between Christianity and Islam, or did the conflict begin centuries earlier? Stefan Molyneux is joined by Dr. Duke Pesta to discuss the truth about the Crusades!

Shakespeare’s King Lear Revealed | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

One of the most powerful stories in the world, King Lear magnificently describes the destruction of a kingdom through greed, vanity, manipulation – and a bottomless thirst for political power. William Shakespeare is the undisputed master of describing intergenerational conflicts, but many other themes run through this magnificent story. Join Stefan Molyneux – a former Shakespearean actor – and Dr. Duke Pesta, a tenured professor of literature, as they discuss the deep meaning and existential themes buried in one of the greatest tragedies ever penned.

What Jesus Christ Said | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

What happens when you get an atheist and a christian together to discuss the teachers of Jesus Christ, where they agree and where they disagree? Stefan Molyneux and Dr Duke Pesta discuss why Christianity promotes free will, compulsion in matters of virtue, the politicization of modern religion, why atheism trends towards collectivism and much much more!

How Trump Can Transform Education | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

How can Education be saved in the United States of America? As President-Elect Donald Trump prepared to take office, Dr. Duke Pesta joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss how the Department of Education could be systematically dismantled and the dangers to avoid when reformulating the concept of education with the United States.

Why Cultural Marxism Is Destroying America | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyenux

What is Cultural Marxism and what impact does it have on Western Civilization? Dr. Duke Pesta joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the scourge of relativism, the infiltration of Cultural Marxism within western educational institutions, looking at the world through the lens of progressive ideologies, the truth about cultural relativism and much much more!

The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization | Duke Pesta and Stefan Molyneux

What was the role of the Catholic Church in building Western Civilization? While the typical mainstream narrative depicts the church as hostile to science and philosophy, it appears that once again the truth about history has been stolen from us. Dr. Duke Pesta joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the unspoken truth about the impact of the Catholic church on scientific inquiry, philosophy and Western Civilization overall.

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