Too many great thougths to take notes on them all.
Plato and the allegory of the cave
We have no writing from Socrates
Questions in The Republic: what is justice? What is the perfectly just state?
The allegory of the cave introduces platonic forms
Applied to storytelling: stories are shadows reflecting reality
God presents the Bible as narrative
Ben's favorite saint is Augustine
In The Catholic Controversy, Francis de Sales defends Catholicism against Protestantism
Why is the platonic dualistic view of "spirit, good; flesh, bad" so popular in Christianity? That duality was foreign to 1st-century Jews.
How much of Christianity can only be understood "from the inside"? To a non-Christian, it's just shadows.
56:35 Sci-Fi Christian Story Time: Matt Is No Longer the Biggest LOST Fan
There is a retired podcast, Flip the Table, that reviewed cheesy, weird, and obscure board games. Think 372 Pages for board games; in fact, they've mentioned MST3K as an inspiration. It's probably my second favorite podcast. Anyway, they reviewed LOST: The Game on episode 98.