Rasmussen is an historian of religion and a specialist on Nordic animism and shamanism. He does not believe that animism belongs in the dusty cabinets of the “ancient history museum of humanity”.
In this double-episode we hear author, poet and grief counsellor Stephen Jenkinson on the topics of grief, soil and the origins of an orphaned culture. The book “Ishmael” by Daniel Quinn serves as an entry point.
This biodynamic farmer grows and ferments vegetables as part of a customer supported agriculture model. In Brigid’s garden the primary goal isn’t to turn a profit, but rather to make the soil more alive with the passing of each season.
Birth, Life and the Sacred Feminine. We talk about the beauty of home birthing and the connection between the manner in which we’re born and our subsequent life. Turner is an author and a home birth activist.
Seeds for the post-corona soil. We delve into topics like negative interest, universal basic income and nature’s legal rights. And a few listener’s questions.
The entry point for this conversation is covid-19. But we also meander our way to some other interesting topics, including a supernatural phenomenon that makes books fall out of the shelves. Plus a sneak peek of one of the tracks from Stephen Jenkinson’s and Gregory Hoskins’ new album ”Dark Roads”.
Jenkinson talks of the handful of times when he’s come close to dying. We also get into topics like palliative care, death phobia, burial practices and the meat industry.
What’s the role of filmmakers during troubled times? Antoinette Wilson & Jordan Osmond of Happen Films and Mattias Olsson of Campfire Stories discuss whether filmmaking can make a real difference in the world.
Hopkins is the co-founder of the worldwide Transition Movement. In this episode we find out what the Transition Movement is and how transitioning is done in his hometown of Totnes, UK.
Eisenstein is an author, philosopher and speaker. In his book “The Ascent of Humanity” he seeks to answer the question “How did we end up here – at the tipping point between an alive Earth and a dead one?”.
An exercise into the adult mystery of deep living. Jenkinson headed the palliative care department of one of Canada’s largest hospitals for many years. He is the author of the book ”Die Wise”.