Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

The informative podcast of global arts and affairs from the perspective of writer, editor, traveler, military veteran and podcaster. Supportive. Instructive. Provocative. Hosted and Produced by Mark Antony Rossi. {IVp6 compatible for emerging markets}


October 4, 2021 88 min

Another wonderful interview segment. This time we have Pushcard Prize Fiction 2021 nominated writer Jennifer Brewer.

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My personal story about Puerto Rico in my life.

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September 24, 2021 61 min

On this episode we attempt to give a broader historic view of pandemics throughout the ages.  Pro-facts. No politics. Just history and common sense.

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Alexandra Goodwin is a novelist and poet who formerly lived in Argentina before prejudice and political upheaval made it necessary to emigrate to America. Her story of life, literature, and courage is a shining example for young women, especially, to learn and gain inspiration.

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An introduction to the history, usage, and philosophy of UAV's, unmanned aerial vehicles -- drones.

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September 8, 2021 94 min

First mail show focusing on the Mindspeak episodes





Anti Semitism

The Italian Character in American Cinema

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Tonight we examine fantasy writer / Christian populizer / Irish gentleman, C.S. Lewis



Space Trilogy

WW 1

Family Pact

Chronicles of Narnia

WW 2 -- Broadcasts

Mere Christianity

Surprised by Joy

Late Life Marriage

Death of Wife

Non-Linear Path to Happiness

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This episode delves into the modern reality of India as as global power in democracy, cultural diversity and bulwark against Chinese aggression in the South China Sea.

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A brief overview of good and bad messages sent by Italian characters in American cinema. In this episode they talk about:




Jake LaMotta


Robert De Niro

The God Father


Francis Ford Coppola

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In this global Mindspeak episode we will bring to light the serious increase in antisemitism in the world:


United States






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Fascinating interview with Florida-based writer/poet/educator, Nicole Bird.

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A serious talk about the dangers of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan and what that will mean for the South China Sea and beyond.

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This episode is on the phenomena called Dune. Its a book, a saga, a movie, a cable treatment, another movie, comic books, action figures, Facebook discussion groups, you name it.


Dune Book

1984 Dune Movie

2000 Cable Dune & Children of Dune

Philosophy of Dune Vs Star Trek

2021 Dune Movie

Script Issues, Casting Issues, Etc.

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First episode of Mindspeak is a historical and current view of Afghanistan

various tribes / history of division

buddhist & hindu beginnings

alexander the great

intro to islam

russian invasion

taliban / al queda 

american occupation

american withdrawal


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July 30, 2021 92 min

In the final of the lengthier literary episodes I make comment on goals, dreams, plans, work ethic and what we care about most.

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The subjects of shame and guilt are reviewed in this episode to examine how artists living a dishonest life can produce honest art.



Final Word

Edgar Allan Poe

Stephen Crane

Herman Melville


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July 25, 2021 118 min

Heather Cooke. Canadian writer, wrote the essay "Leaving Us: In Loving Memory of Aaron" and the life and premature death of her only son, Aaron. Leaving Us remained #1 on the Top Reader list for Ariel Chart and became is most read nonfiction published work in the history of the journal. 

May this interview give us strength and courage in the darkest times when the seemingly easy paths are actually the hardest choices. And ...

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In this episode we will examine forms of PTSD, events and triggers and possible therapies. We will also share some stories of everyday people dealing with trauma and what they did to overcome.

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Another wonderful podcast of inspired listeners asking questions about various shows and topics. Featured are questions on Doubt, Faith and the History of Writing. 

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Brief reflections and thoughts on the life, works and statesmanship of Czech playwright, poet and President, Vaclav Havel.

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