This week's proverb comes from composer Gustav Mahler, who said that "tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire." Join Joshua Gibbs as he contemplates what this proverb has to say to modern men and women. And if you like the show please leave a rating or a review wherever you get podcasts.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Nothing to Be Scared of
Everybody lies to doctors. And teachers. And plumbers. Joshua Gibbs explains.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
A Very Special Episode of Proverbial
There are a few words which are not slurs, obscenities, vulgarities, or blasphemies which have nonetheless been banned by Christians for public usage. It's really too bad. Joshua Gibbs explains.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Just My Imagination
There are times when the anticipation is the best part. Why? Joshua Gibbs investigates.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
There's nothing better for a man than trying hard and failing miserably. Joshua Gibbs explains it all.
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Once Upon A Time In Shaolin
An enigmatic proverb about dead cats is explained.
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
"A bad workman blames his tools" often conjures images of plumbers and carpenters, but it's about every sort of person who undertakes a task. Joshua Gibbs explains.
Thursday, January 19, 2023
There's something sort of exciting about the movies, books, and films that are released this year. They're new, they're now. But do exciting thigns usually pan out well in the long run? Joshua Gibbs investigates.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
After Roger Scruton
Have you ever noticed just how disturbed some people become by the sight of Christmas decorations after Christmas? There's actually a good reason for that. Joshua Gibbs explains.