Cargo Cults

Episode 98: Cargo Cults

Cargo Cults
Just a plane ‘ole cultural phenomenon.

Dave and David head to Oceania to catch up on cargo cults in this episode. Known as a “cultural phenomenon,” and maybe even full-on religious movements, cargo cults have a fascinating history that offers much in the way of anthropological and sociological information. The boys discuss how they were formed and why, and also what kind of relevance they have to┬áthe world culturally. Does sympathetic magic work? Did Ancient Aliens actually make a good point for once? Find out these answers and more, and also listen to the boys suffer through a particularly harsh penalty box in this wooden effigy of a podcast! (A look at the John Frum cult, In-depth observation, Stories about Miklouho-Maclay)

With music by Rhoda

 

Episode 98: Cargo Cults

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