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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Music Educator and CASBS Fellow Eric Debrah Otchere explains the importance of non-lexical expressions in the context of group music-making. From the Long Now Seminar, “Sonic Spaces: A Psychology of …Read more

August 3rd, 2021 How present are you as you communicate and listen to others? Are you aware and present, somewhat distracted, or pretty much on automatic? What fosters relational presence? …Read more On taking the steps ourselves. From the Triggernometry podcast: Clipped by Lorcan McSharp …Read more

What is the role and purpose of Anthropology today? Wade Davis looks back at the pioneering work of Franz Boas in the early 20th century that upended long-held Western assumptions …Read more A birds eye perspective on the navigation of liminal space that includes some practical advice in regards to the blockchain and the framework of assabiyah. Mentioned crypto: DAI From …Read more

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The idea of success through force is something that has leaked into the practices around child raising. Things such as praise and shame can be replaced by seeing and acknowledging …Read more

Odysee Link: Ask Questions Here: The Q & A section of the 89th live discussion between Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying on the DarkHorse Podcast. Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s …Read more

View this episode on Odysee: In this 90th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of …Read more

Yuri Deigin is a Russian-Canadian longevity entrepreneur and was also one of the main researchers in the Drastic collective that uncovered evidence to support the "lab leak hypothesis", that Covid …Read more

Anne-Marie Keppel visits The Stoa to discuss “death nesting.” “Death Nesting incorporates ancient and modern death doula techniques, mindfulness practices and herbal support to physically, emotionally and spiritually care for …Read more

What does Eric Weinstein make of the current controversy around vaccines and Ivermectin, centred on the criticism of his brother Bret’s podcast, the Dark Horse. In the last days, Sam …Read more

Music Educator and CASBS Fellow Eric Debrah Otchere introduces the sophisticated sub-language of coastal Ghana’s indigenous fisher folk culture. From the Long Now Seminar, “Sonic Spaces: A Psychology of Music …Read more

Anthropologist Wade Davis examines the influence of Franz Boas, "father of American anthropology", on the collective consciousness of contemporary civilization. From the Long Now Seminar, “Activist Anthropology” by Wade Davis. …Read more

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It …Read more

The eight primordial zones refer to the most fundamental perspectives that we can take on any phenomenon. Most of us are already familiar with Ken Wilber’s Four Quadrant map, but …Read more

Dehumanization and seeing your political enemy as less than human can make what should be problem solving into a battle of preserving oneself and destroying the enemy. From the Sacred …Read more

Author and activist Naomi Klein engages with Rushkoff on media and society on the occasion of winning the Media Ecology Association’s Neil Postman award for career achievement in public intellectual …Read more

Jim Rutt Show producer, Jared Janes & Jim announce some changes to the podcast, preview upcoming guests, talk about the Jim Rutt Show (JRS) origin story, Jim’s guest prep process, …Read more

This week I review the new Nicholas Cage movie, Pig, about a truffle hunter in the wilds of Oregon who goes on a quest to find his kidnapped pig. It …Read more

Cofounder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, lyricist for the Grateful Dead, and psychedelic hero John Perry Barlow (1947-2018) and Rushkoff discuss the the War on Drugs and the widespread fear …Read more

W. Brian Arthur & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about his book, The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves. They talk about the surprisingly little work on the …Read more

Rob McNamara is an author, leadership coach, advisor and consultant with expertise in adult development and human performance. He is a co-founder of the leading consulting firm Delta Developmental, a …Read more

Author of The Patterning Instinct and The Web of Meaning, Jeremy Lent helps us see through to the meaning that informs our science so that it can be used to …Read more

Alexander Beiner & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about Beiner’s recent essay “Who’s in Charge of Psilocybin?”. They discuss the state of play regarding psilocybin’s legality, its effectiveness in therapeutic contexts, …Read more

Bill Maher kicked off a cultural meme a few weeks ago with a segment on his popular show Real Time where he skewered the cultural left for progressophobia, which he …Read more

Connor Leahy continues his conversion with Jim in this wide-ranging chat about his new GPT-J model, the background & approach of Aleph Alpha, attention in AI, our food maximizer & AGI risk, narrow algorithm impacts, proto-AGI, …Read more

Here’s a sneak preview of this week’s Team Human Patreon-exclusive bonus content: Rushkoff, information artist and bio-hacker Heather Dewey-Hagborg, and visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Joerg Blumtritt …Read more

Ken Stanley & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about one of his co-authored paper, “Designing neural networks through neuroevolution“. They cover neuroevolution dynamics, resistance to evolutionary thinking in AI, the evolutionary timescale, understanding …Read more co-founder Sam Harris talks to Jim about his TEDx talk, “The Genius You Need to Listen to Is Yourself”. They cover technology attention highjacking, putting our phones away, social media algorithms, playing games …Read more

Poet, teacher and interfaith chaplain Fred LaMotte joins Terry to listen, notice, honor and share the mysterious depth that emerges between them, among them and beyond them. Terry begins by …Read more

Bonnitta Roy returns to the podcast to discuss relations among science, Buddhism, and philosophy. In this conversation, Bonnitta responds to Evan Thompson’s comments on Buddhist modernism from episode 25, offering …Read more

I want to share the most profound resources that I’ve found on the path towards improving my relationships – all of them. As I gain more insight towards this aim, …Read more

Co-Founder & Director of the Institute for the Study of Energy & Our Future, Nate Hagens deconstructs some of our deeply held beliefs about climate change and offers us a …Read more

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, writer, and music educator Harvey Reid talks to Jim about his book, The Troubadour Chronicles: A History, A Celebration and A Manifesto. They talk about Harvey’s musical background, what a troubadour is, …Read more

Jim has a wide-ranging talk with Dennis Waters about his book, Behavior and Culture in One Dimension: Sequences, Affordances, and the Evolution of Complexity. They chat about the challenges of interdisciplinary work in …Read more

Here’s a preview of this week’s bonus episode: Sand Talk author Tyson Yunkaporta joins Douglas Rushkoff in Team Human’s High Fidelity spatial audio room for a special salon. Team Human …Read more

Ivermectin — For and Against, Briefing Document is a document to go alongside our new film, “Ivermectin for and against” (left). It was largely researched and written by Ed Prideaux.Over the last few …Read more

How a Strange Collision of Internet Memes, Unconscious Drives, and Historical Happenstance Is Shaping A New WorldContinue reading on Rebel Wisdom » …Read more

How action protocols reveal key choice points to solve wicked problemsContinue reading on The Concentrator Labs » …Read more

This is Rebel Wisdom’s Third Newsletter, largely written by Ed Prideaux. We release one every two weeks — to get it sent directly to you, click on our website and add your …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 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’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

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