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Emerge: Making Sense of What's Next

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A podcast based inquiry into the next phase of the human experiment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/emerge/support

A podcast based inquiry into the next phase of the human experiment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/emerge/support

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A podcast based inquiry into the next phase of the human experiment. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/emerge/support

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English


Episodes

Zak Stein - American Culture's Psychotic Break (pt. 2)

7/9/2020
In the first episode after my 75 day silent retreat I sat down with Zak Stein to speak about the the current cultural moment and how we can respond to the chaos and uncertainty of the world with love and integrity. This is part two of a two part episode. In this episode we discuss: - An overview of Zak’s metapsychology - How the psyche is a triple of development, ensoulment, and transcendence and why one must work on all three - How much of the talk about ‘sense making’ is missing two...

Duration:00:59:04

Zak Stein - American Culture's Psychotic Break (pt. 1)

7/1/2020
In the first episode after my 75 day silent retreat I sit down with Zak Stein to speak about the the current cultural moment and how we can respond to the chaos and uncertainty of the world with love and integrity. This is part one of a two part episode. We discuss: - My experience coming out of retreat into a 'post-covid' world - How strange and problematic it is that people speak with confidence about the world right now - How our media ecology forces us to take on perspectives even...

Duration:01:09:21

Soryu Forall - Manufactured Awakenings

3/13/2020
Soryu Forall is the founder and head-teacher of the Monastic Academy. Soryu has a decade of intensive monastic training, a degree in Economics from Williams College, and extensive experience in social and environmental justice. He was ordained in 1998 at Sogen Temple under the tutelage of the Zen Master Shodo Harada. The day this recording goes live I'll be beginning an 80(ish) day silent solo retreat here on the land of the Monastic Academy. By the end of this episode, I hope you'll...

Duration:01:46:15

Andrew J. Taggart - Existential Openings & Psychotechnologies of Self-Transformation

3/11/2020
Andrew J Taggart is a practical philosopher, Zen Buddhist, and entrepreneur. Recently Andrew wrote an article called 'Psychotechnologies of Self-Transformation' that led me to reach out to him and schedule a conversation. This episode was recorded a few months ago, but it occurs to me as exactly the right time to release it. If you are feeling panicked about the Corona Virus, I'd encourage you to slow down, get a hot cup of tea (or go for a walk outside) and enjoy this warm-spirited...

Duration:01:34:35

Jonathan Reams - Waking Up & Growing Up: How Seeing the Virtuality of Self Supports Adult Development

3/11/2020
Jonathan Reams works at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), serves as Editor-in Chief of Integral Review, and is a co-founder of the Center for Transformative Leadership and of the European Center for Leadership Practice. He brings awareness based leadership development practices to his work, focusing on how the inner workings of human nature can develop leadership capacities for today’s complex challenges. His recent research and practice has focused on subjects such...

Duration:01:24:34

Robert Kegan - The Five Stages of Adult Development (And Why You Probably Aren't Stage 5)

3/6/2020
Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development. His work explores the possibility and necessity of ongoing psychological transformation in adulthood. He is perhaps most well known as the author of The Evolving Self, In Over Our Heads: The Mental Demands of Modern Life, and An Everyone Culture. In this conversation we talk about: What is a good definition of an 'adult'? The phasic vision of...

Duration:01:11:50

Mark Feenstra - The Inner Dimension of the Meta-Crisis

3/1/2020
In this episode, I'm speaking with Mark Feenstra. Mark is co-founding a consulting and training ecosystem and incubator, called New Mainstream, which focuses on large scale change that starts with ourselves and the possibility of a new mainstream. Mark is also in the process of founding a land-based community to ground the possibility of actualizing a new mainstream, initially in Golden Bay, New Zealand. Over the last year or so I’ve been lucky enough to have a number of conversations with...

Duration:01:01:16

Rob Burbea - Emptiness, Postmodernism, and Sacred Participation

11/25/2019
On this episode I'm joined once again by meditation teacher and author Rob Burbea. For this conversation Jamie Bristow and I talk with Rob about his approach to emptiness, and how it can be a route beyond postmodern nihilism and into a vibrant and sacred participation in the world. We talk about: An overview of the ‘ways of looking’ approach to emptiness, the participatory nature of perception & the world, how perception gets fabricated through our participation, the limitations of a purely...

Duration:01:51:06

Jamie Bristow - Mindfulness as Metamodern Psychotechnology

11/18/2019
Jamie Bristow joins the show to respond to critiques against the mindfulness revolution and to make the case for mindfulness as a key metamodern cultural technology. Jamie is Director of The Mindfulness Initiative, the world's first policy institute about mindfulness. Jamie now works with politicians around the world to help them make capacities of mind and heart serious considerations of public policy. Topics discussed include: Jamie's Article on OpenDemocracy --- Support this...

Duration:01:28:04

The Future of the Emerge Podcast

11/4/2019
A solo episode where Daniel shares his vision for the next turn in the inquiry of the Emerge podcast. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/emerge/support

Duration:00:22:34

Rebel Wisdom // Future Thinkers // Emerge - Making Sense of the Sensemaking Web

10/14/2019
David Fuller, Mike Gilliland and I spend time jamming on the conversational space that we have been participating in, and attempt to make sense of where this all might be going... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/emerge/support

Duration:01:25:34

Ronan Harrington - Extinction Rebellion: Collective Sacrifice and Metamodern Praxis

10/3/2019
This week I'm speaking with Ronan Harrington about Extinction Rebellion. We talk about the strategic dilemmas of Extinction Rebellion, and how it functions as a practical exploration of metamodern theory. Previous Emerge episode with Ronan We chat about: - The limits of philosophical conversation and the need for practical movement building - The challenge of moving from collective awareness to collective action - The possibility of inspiring an ethos of sacrifice as a portal to...

Duration:01:10:24

Guy Sengstock - Circling Towards Meaningfulness & Collective Intelligence

9/23/2019
In this episode I'm speaking with Guy Sengstock. Guy is the creator/discoverer of Circling, a relational meditation practice that is quickly spreading across the world. In this conversation, we cover such topics as: - Guy’s take on what Circling is - How Circling has revealed itself over the years to Guy - What it means to obey what we discover in our practice(s) - How we know to get interested in something - The mystery at the heart of the practice of Circling - Where the sacred and...

Duration:01:20:40

Zak Stein - Metapsychology, Soul, and Collapse (Pt. 2)

9/17/2019
In this episode, I'm speaking with writer, educator and futurist Zak Stein. We discuss 'Metapsychology', Zak's attempt to answer the question 'what is the human?' brought up in our previous conversation about a vision for metamodern education. This is part two of a two part conversation. It's recommended that you listen to my previous conversation with Zak on Education and the Meta-Crisis before you listen to this episode. Apologies for the sound quality on this episode, it's a little...

Duration:00:55:13

Zak Stein - Metapsychology, Soul, and Collapse (Pt. 1)

9/10/2019
In this episode I'm speaking once again with writer, educator and futurist Zak Stein. We discuss 'Metapsychology', Zak's attempt to answer the question 'what is the human?' brought up in our previous conversation about a vision for metamodern education. This is part one of a two part conversation. It's recommended that you listen to my previous conversation with Zak on Education and the Meta-Crisis before you listen to this episode. Apologies for the sound quality on this episode, it's a...

Duration:01:04:10

Future Thinkers - Cultivating Human Sovereignty

9/2/2019
Today on Emerge I’m speaking with Euvie Ivanova and Mike Gilliland, hosts of the Future Thinkers podcast. In this conversation we explore the concept of Sovereignty, how we are practicing it in our lives, and why it’s such a significant tool in service of the evolution of consciousness. Topics include: -What is sovereignty -What is sense-making, and why it is broken for so many people right now - How to diagnose corrupted sense-making, and what to do about it - Questions to ask...

Duration:01:01:58

Mette Böll - Cultivating Generative Social Fields

8/26/2019
This week I'm speaking with Mette Böll (Boell). Mette is a biologist by training, specializing in the evolution of complex social systems, mammalian play behavior and philosophy of nature. Mette has a Ph.D. in organizational ethology from the Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, and holds additional degrees in contemplative leadership and the philosophy and history of science. She uses her training in these diverse areas to research how moods and feelings are transmitted in social...

Duration:01:06:48

Christopher Life - OneNation: An Omni-Win US Political Party

8/12/2019
This week I'm speaking with Christopher Life. Christopher Life is the founder of OneNation, a new American political party dedicated to installing an all-win paradigm and rebirthing our democratic systems. Christopher and I talk about systems change as the next great social issue, the two party system as a hegemonic duopoly, OneNation as a generative alternative to the current system, omni-win vs win-lose, how the omni-win vision is the center of the shift needed to remake all the systems...

Duration:01:33:23

Daniel Schmachtenberger - Utopia or Bust: Designing a Non Self-Terminating Civilization

8/5/2019
This week I'm speaking with Daniel Schmachtenberger. Daniel is a social engineer and evolutionary philosopher and strategist. He is the Founder of Critical Path Institute, The Emergence Project, and Co-Founder of The Neurohacker Collective. You can find his writing at Civilization Emerging. We talk about the current state of the phase shift, whether we are past the point of no return for social collapse, Daniel’s three generator functions of existential risk, the definition of an adequate...

Duration:01:26:50

State of the DAO Panel Discussion

7/29/2019
This week I am joined by Danilo Vaz, Stratis Karad, Jocelyn, and Felipe Duarte to explore all things Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). We talk about what DAOs are and why they are significant, where the space is at (and what it’s evolving into), how DAOs might allow for teal/horizontal/distributed organizations to scale, what are some of the most exciting DAOs currently active, the need for wacky proposals, and more. Participants Danilo Vaz (@emergir_co) - Fascinated by...

Duration:01:34:38