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The Trivium method: (pertains to mind) – the elementary three.

General Grammar, Aristotelian Logic, and Classical Rhetoric comprise the first three rules-based subjects of the 7 Liberal Arts and Sciences. As these disciplines are learned and practiced together, they form the overarching, symbiotic system for establishing clarity and consistency of personal thought called the Trivium.

 

 

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TRIVIUM PODCASTS (START WITH THE OLDEST EPISODES FIRST and WORK DOWNWARD):

(START HERE) Gene Odening interview, Part 1 – “The TRIVIUM Method” – #049 (+ video)

Tonight’s show is an important one. Without it, it’s hard to build on the information presented in the other shows. Here we begin to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. Gnostic Media’s 1 Year anniversary show! Tonight’s…

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Gene Odening interview, Part 2 – “The QUADRIVIUM” – #050 (+ video)

In tonight’s show we continue our discussion on the Trivium and discuss the Quadrivium with Gene Odening. Here we continue to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. Or play / download the audio only: http://triviumeducation.com/audio/GnosticMedia_PC_050_Gene_Odening_p2_low_ed.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration:…

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Peace Revolution 001: The Great Conversation

Peace Revolution the official Podcast of Tragedy and Hope: episode 001: The Great Conversation Featuring: Jan Irvin of GnosticMedia.com, Paul Verge of DivergentFilms.com, and Richard Grove and Lisa Arbercheski of TragedyandHope.com The Peace Revolution Podcast is a Public Service of Tragedy and Hope Magazine (http://www.TragedyandHope.com ) http://peacerevolution.podomatic.com/ http://gnosticmedia.com/podcast/PeaceRevolution_001.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:49:06 — 48.1MB) | Embed

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Peace Revolution 002: The Million Dollar Education

REFERENCES: Gorgias by Plato 386 B.C.E. The Republic by Plato 380 B.C.E. Phaedrus by Plato 370 B.C.E. The Art of Rhetoric by Aristotle 322 B.C.E. The Metalogicon: A 12th Century Defense of the Trivium by John of Salisbury 1159 C.E. Utopia by Sir Thomas More 1516 The Last Will and Testament of Cecil J. Rhodes…

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Dr. Michael Labossiere interview, pt. 1 – “Logical Fallacies: The Critical Thinking Meme″ – #062 (+ video)

What would happen if everyone in society received an immunization against all of today’s media and political propaganda? Is there a simple, logical process to arm ourselves against such attempts at mind manipulation and control? What if you had the ability to quickly and easily break down words and sentences to identify lies and untruths…

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Dr. Michael Labossiere interview, pt. 2 – “General Grammar – Subject and Predicate″ – #063

This show is being released on Monday, January 31, 2010. My interview with Michael Labossiere was recorded on January 29, 2010. Today we continue our series with Dr. Michael Labossiere on general grammar and the subject and the predicate. http://triviumeducation.com/audio/GnosticMedia_PC_063_Michael_Labossiere_low_clean.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:03:27 — 58.2MB) | Embed

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John Martineau interview – “Quadrivium – Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology” – #103

This episode is an interview with John Martineau titled “Quadrivium – Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology” and is being released on Monday, February 07, 2011. My interview with John was recorded on February 07, 2011. Today we’ll be revisiting the Quadrivium, but this time with John Moniteau from Wooden Books, publisher of, amongst many books,…

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Dr. Scott Olsen interview – “The Golden Ratio” – #108

This episode is an interview with Dr. Scott Olsen titled “The Golden Ratio” and is being released on Monday, March 21, 2011. My interview with Scott was recorded on March 19, 2011. SCOTT A. OLSEN, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy & Religion at the College of Central Florida, Scott first received international acclaim by successfully decoding…

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Dr. Jason Martineau interview – “The Spiritual Dimensions of Music” – #109

This episode is an interview with Dr. Jason Martineau “The Spiritual Dimensions of Music” and is being released on Monday, March 28, 2011. My interview with Jason was recorded on March 24, 2011. Jason Martineau is an award-winning composer, pianist, arranger, and instructor, and has been active in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995.…

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Red Ice Creations interviews Jan Irvin

RedIceCreations.com This episode is now available by Italian Transcript: www.triviumeducation.com/texts/RIC-JanIrvin-TriviumEducation-Italian.pdf Jan Irvin runs gnosticmedia.com. Jan is with us to discuss a new aspect of his work and research called “The Trivium”. Grammar, logic, and rhetoric are “the three ways” or “the three roads” that together with arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy, called “The Quadrivium”, forms…

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How To Read A Book (An Intro to Liberal Learning) v1.1 by Jarett Sanchez

First Year Teacher Edition Here is the first of two parts of my presentation on “liberal learning” or what has more recently come to be known as “the lost tools of learning” or, the Trivium Method. The first three of the seven liberal arts, the Trivium, focus on the use of language and thought- the…

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How To Read A Book (An Intro to Liberal Learning) v1.2 by Jarett Sanchez

August 28, 2011 05:09 PM PDT ***First Year Teacher Edition*** In this, the second of a two part series, we cover the Trivium Skills: Reading For Understanding Taking Notes Coming To Terms The Paraphrase Finding The Argument Mental Concentration Memory Playing clips from Mortimer Adler’s dvd version of How To Read A Book, as well…

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: An Introduction” – with Gene Odening

Welcome to your intellectual pilgrimage folks. I’m honored to have had the pleasure of interviewing long time Trivium student, philosopher and advocate, Gene Odening, for a multi-part, exclusive Unplugged Mom Radio presentation on the Trivium. Here you will find my brief explanation of the series immediately followed by The Introduction to the series. Please listen…

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: Grammar” – with Gene Odening

In this episode, Gene Odening helps us discover and review the Grammar phase of learning as it relates to the concept of Trivium. When we open our mind to the concept of learning organically, we see that human development, as it relates to learning and building relationships with our world and each other, occurs in…

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Gnostic Media – “Gene Odening interview, pt. 4 – “Beyond the Trivium” – #133”

This episode is an interview with Gene Odening, pt. 4 titled “Beyond the Trivium” and is being released on Sunday, January 08, 2012. My interview with Gene was recorded on Saturday, January 07, 2012. Happy New Year, everyone, we’ve made it to 2012, and Terence McKenna’s end of the world is soon upon us, or…

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: Logic” – with Gene Odening

Feb. 20, 2012. http://www.triviumeducation.com/audio/UnpluggedMom_Gene_Logic_PI_Feb_20.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02:55 — 70.3MB) | Embed

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Two Beers with Steve – “Gene Odening on the Trivium”

Episode 116 – Gene Odening on the Trivium http://twobeerswithsteve.libsyn.com/ Why is it that I’ve focused the last two podcasts on the Trivium (and soon to be three podcasts)? The reason is that I think it is vitally important to understand this ancient form of understanding so that we may better interpret the world around us.…

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Unplugged Mom – “Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations” – with Gene Odening

http://www.unpluggedmom.com/featured/intellectual-nutrtion-continuing-trivium-conversations/ Unplugged Mom continues her series with Gene Odening: Gene Odening joined me again to continue our discussion on an education based on the principles of the Trivium. The Trivium has been incorporated into Gene’s experience from childhood. He now shares his insights and experience to help others grasp the concept of Trivium education. Having…

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The Trivium Method vs. The Classical Trivium: A Briefing by Kevin Cole / History… So It Doesn’t Repeat (Interview)

  Notes, Links, & References for “The Trivium Method vs. The Classical Trivium” (recorded February 17, 2013) 1m “The Great Chain of Being and the Organic Unity of the Polis” by Kevin Cole (Winter 2013) 2m “The Trivium Method” by Jan Irvin and Gene Odening @ Gnostic Media dot com 3m “The Trivium Method of…

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School Sucks 242: The Trivium (Part One) – Introduction and Grammar – with Gene Odening

This is part one of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: -The Classical Trivium vs the Trivium Method -What is General Grammar? -The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers -Examples of how Gneral Grammar is…

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School Sucks 244: The Trivium (Part Two) – Grammar and Logic – with Gene Odening

This is part two of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: -GRAMMAR REVIEW: The effect of grammar is to produce primary, or first-order, knowledge of a subject (19:00) -The utility of mythology and the subjective thought…

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School Sucks 245: The Trivium (Part Three) – Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric – with Gene Odening

This is part three of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: Grammar Review (4:50-16:20) -parts of speech -the Golf analogy of wisdom Logic Review(16:20-29:35) -the term dialectic -induction and deduction -the syllogism Rhetoric Introduction (29:35-38:30) -compassionate…

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Bill Joslin interview – “Nonviolent Communication, Pt. 1 “Is NVC Consistent with the Trivium Method?”” – #229

Episode 229 is an interview with Bill Joslin, his sixth appearance, titled: Nonviolent Communication, Pt. 1 “Is NVC Consistent with the Trivium Method?”. This episode is being released Sunday, May 24, 2015, and was recorded May 18. Bill Joslin at an early age developed a fascination with mind and awareness. Subsequently he spent 16 years…

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Bill Joslin interview – “Nonviolent Communication, Pt. 2 “From the Fabians, thru MKULTRA, to Today.” – #230

Episode 230 is an interview with Bill Joslin, his seventh appearance, titled: “Nonviolent Communication, Pt. 2 “From the Fabians, thru MKULTRA, to Today.”. This episode is being released Saturday, May 29, 2015, and was recorded May 18. Bill Joslin at an early age developed a fascination with mind and awareness. Subsequently he spent 16 years…

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