Curating Content To Support Learning About Humanity's Transition

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Our global civilization faces multiple systemic threats.

The inevitable deeply disruptive transition will lead…
EITHER to untold pain and suffering – via chaos
OR (maybe) to a New Era – via conscious evolution.

On this site, we curate the content of some of the people and organizations who are consciously working directly or indirectly on Humanity’s Transition.

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Most recent 20 Videos, Podcasts and Medium Posts

Most recent 15 Videos, Podcasts and Medium Posts

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Here’s a preview of this week’s Team Human bonus content: A talk Rushkoff gave about the late Robert Anton WIlson and his notion of the chapel perilous. Rushkoff shares the …Read more

Samo Burja joins Jim to talk about the Consilience Project: a project that aims to create positive cultural change in unique ways. They cover its founding goals & approaches, big tech’s ability …Read more

Jason Mauck talks to Jim about what lead him to farm, how & why he started Constant Canopy, agriculture innovation dynamics & economics, finding crop combinations, turning manure into methane, utilizing Biochar, acquiring …Read more

  Social psychotherapist, political theorist & entrepreneur and community organizer Indra Adnan joins Terry to explore the politics and power dynamics of “waking up” to the “meta-crisis” and to one …Read more

I have had a deeply introspective spring, and at a wedding or two, I’ve had seemingly strange pieces of advice arise in me. In this episode, I go through some …Read more

After listening to Alex Ebert’s fantastic presentation ‘Dead Cool’ at the Stoa we thought we would invite Alex, who like Alexander Bard, is a pop star turned philosopher for a …Read more

Writer, philosopher, and author of The Fall of Language, Alex Stern helps us distinguish who we are from what we tweet. Further, he explores how enlightenment values end up turning …Read more

Ken Stanley and Jim talk about his wide-ranging book Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective. They cover the no free lunch theorem, exploitations vs exploration, the myth & …Read more

Connor Leahy has a wide-ranging chat with Jim about the state & future of Deep Learning. They cover the history of EleutherAI, how GPT-3 works, the dynamics & power of scaling laws, …Read more

Here’s a special preview of science fiction author Bruce Sterling’s conversation with Douglas Rushkoff circa 1990. Sterling had just co-written The Difference Engine with William Gibson. This conversation was recorded …Read more

This episode of State of Emergence, features an additional conversation with last week’s featured guest, the evolutionary biologist and important social theorist David Sloan Wilson.  If you haven’t already listened …Read more

Stephanie Lepp & Jim have a wide-ranging talk on her two-time Webby Award winning video series, Deep Reckonings. They start by covering the history & intentions of Deep Reckonings, deep fake technology, our post-truth crisis, …Read more

Marianne Van Dijk from Cup of Empathy joins me to discuss Nonviolent Communication, an approach to communication based on principles of nonviolence. It is not a technique to end disagreements, …Read more

Today on Post-Progressive Inquiries I explore the contours of the next stage of human development with psychiatrist and futurist Charles M. Johnston. Charles has just released two new books exploring …Read more

Forrest Landry & Jim continue their exploration of metaphysics by diving deep into a theorem that arises from Forrest’s Immanent Metaphysics called Incommensuration Theorem (ICT). They start by defining the key concepts of ICT: symmetry …Read more

A conversation where media artist and scholar Orsolya Bajusz tells her story about how as an activist she was attacked and scapegoated by a social justice lynch mob and how …Read more

Evan Thompson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an Associate Member of the Department of Asian Studies and the Department of Psychology (Cognitive …Read more

Feels Good Man filmmakers Arthur Jones and Giorgio Angelini show us how a great meme can go bad — and how to take it back again.Rushkoff, Angelini, and Jones explore …Read more

Jonathan Rowson & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about his book, The Moves That Matter: A Chess Grandmaster on the Game of Life. They cover chess as a meta metaphor, partial vs …Read more

Brilliant evolutionary biologist and important social theorist David Sloan Wilson joins Terry to clarify the real implications of what we know about evolution, focusing on how “multi-level selection,” interpersonal cooperation …Read more

Ten Lessons from Covid for Stepping into the Decade of TransformationIn 1989, a few months before the Berlin Wall would collapse, I was co-leading an international student group in a …Read more

Photo credit Bob ZuurA permaculture approach to landscaping your life!Have you ever felt like you were at a crossroads in your life? Or are you standing at one right now? And did …Read more

Invitation to members, contributors and invited guests/children/dependants**You are warmly invited to register by Sunday 6 June for this year’s retreat.Details:Venue: Riverslea Retreat Centre, 733 Otaki George Road, 5582 OtakiDate and time:From Friday 2 …Read more

May 10th, 2021A few years ago my mentor told me the following …There are no parents upstairs.He told me this during a great doubt in my life. Everything was so fucking complex, …Read more

And the continuing adventures of SOCIHi everyone. Last year (or maybe the year before), Medium censored one of my posts with effectively no explanation or process. So I no longer feel …Read more

https://medium.com/media/0a7f0c18ac3c9793ea294a5f0e5cbc54/hrefThe final judgement of the voters in the London Mayor race will be laid down tomorrow. But an election campaign is meant to be the process of testing candidates’ policies …Read more

https://medium.com/media/12de85407dd96a94ca37d5c3dfabc714/hrefI’ve just put out two new films on the scammer Brian Rose, in addition to a longer written piece for Unherd, on his new attempt to become London Mayor. For …Read more

INAUGURATION SPEECH FOR THE COCREATION FOUNDATION10 OCTOBER, 2020 BY JASCHA ROHRNASA/Apollo 17 crew; taken by either Harrison Schmitt or Ron EvansNo one knows if it was Willy Brandt or Abraham Lincoln who said:“THE …Read more

INAUGURATION SPEECH FOR THE COCREATION FOUNDATION10 OCTOBER, 2020 BY JASCHA ROHRNASA/Apollo 17 crew; taken by either Harrison Schmitt or Ron EvansNo one knows if it was Willy Brandt or Abraham Lincoln who said:“THE …Read more

In ancient Jerusalem there was a gate called the Eye of the Needle which was so narrow that when a fully loaded camel approached it, all the bundles had to …Read more

Nora Bateson March, 2021Continue reading on Medium » …Read more

A target audience of cocreators?As part of my work with the Cocreation Foundation, I am writing a book about global cocreation. And I constantly get asked: “What is the target …Read more

A target audience of cocreators?As part of my work with the Cocreation Foundation, I am writing a book about global cocreation. And I constantly get asked: “What is the target …Read more

Meditations on my conversation with Tammy PetersonContinue reading on Medium » …Read more

This is a piece about the bounds of Sensemaking, the key distinction between censorship and moderation/curation, and the responsibilities…Continue reading on Rebel Wisdom » …Read more

When you’re lost in a forest at night, it’s best not to call for help. You have no idead what might be lurking in the shadows. Similarly…Continue reading on Rebel …Read more

Clubhouse is the new voice only social media network that’s only existed for a year, but is already valued at over $1bn, and has rivals…Continue reading on Rebel Wisdom » …Read more

Nora Bateson, Jan 2021Continue reading on Medium » …Read more

Nora Bateson, Jan 2021Continue reading on Medium » …Read more

The making of an amazing online courseNati and I are putting the finishing touches on the course design for our guided learning program: Patterns for Decentralised Organising. I’m feeling totally jazzed …Read more

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