100 episodes

Intimate conversations with authors, visionaries and innovators speaking about our connection and partnership with the living Earth.

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    • Spirituality
    • 4.7, 46 Ratings

Intimate conversations with authors, visionaries and innovators speaking about our connection and partnership with the living Earth.

    Homegrown National Park

    Homegrown National Park

    Doug Tallamy speaks with Joanna about : A new approach to ecological conservation; “Homegrown National Park”; the demonization of Nature; insects, the little things that run the world; the vital role of wildlife for our health; Aldo Leopold and the land ethic; the impossibility of perpetual economic growth in a finite planet; “Native Plant Finder”, finding the plants that support your local ecosystem; any war against Nature is a war against ourselves; the monarch butterfly; things you can do to stop the insect decline; creating landscapes that sequester carbon and manage our watersheds; collaborating with the resilience of Nature; you are Nature’s best hope.

    • 52 min
    The Fluidity of Reality

    The Fluidity of Reality

    Richard Grossinger speaks with Joanna about: there are ranges of knowledge that cannot be included in science; the politicization and ideologization of science, experience and spiritual freedom; physical reality and conscious reality simultaneously create each other; the fluidity of reality; “the ecological problem is a problem of consciousness”; deeper than trauma; doing the work to match the Mystery; the magnifying glass of this crisis; the archetypal element of the DNA; the spiraling of all the dimensions together; alchemy is coming back into the language of climate change.

    • 57 min
    Becoming a True Human Being

    Becoming a True Human Being

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    In this week’s episode psychiatrist and integrative physician David Kopacz speaks with Joanna about: Encouraging children to plant green living things; dancing with the trees; the dormant seed inside oneself; walking the medicine wheel; becoming a true human being; we are medicine bags; being and vibration; the cycle of rejuvenation; separation is illness, healing is coming back together; the archetypal template of spiritual democracy; the Refounding Mothers of Democracy; coming home to peace.

    • 51 min
    Truth Cannot Be Imprisoned

    Truth Cannot Be Imprisoned

    Errol Morris and Hamilton Morris speak with Joanna about: Quarantined in the family house and loving each other; fascinated by the Iboga plant; the different paradigms of the history of psychedelic thinking and the evolution of Timothy Leary; a story of the psychedelic era; living and working in these strange days; being a mystery to oneself; an important insight while playing the cello on ayahuasca; the tendency of psychedelic medicines to precipitate the better parts of ourselves; the mystery and science of colors in psychedelics ; the intriguing liberation of Timothy Leary.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Nights of Grief and Mystery

    Nights of Grief and Mystery

    Stephen Jenkinson speaks with Joanna about: paying attention to the crisis for an understanding of the time we are in; the skillfulness of grief; the greater achievement is lucidity, not comfort; the “Nights of Grief and Mystery” experience; the task in the second half of life; drawn in by the particulars of a piece of ground; Earth is a consequence of death; the generativity of dying; being caught after a long persistence.

    • 50 min
    Green Alchemy

    Green Alchemy

    John Todd speaks with Joanna about: rethinking everything with the coronavirus; inspiring a whole new generation to change the course of the planet; a profound sense of hope about our future; scale and complexity along a continuum of healing; ecology is evolution story in the present; eco-machines, the birth of a regenerative ecological technology; don’t know mind and following a few simple rules; collaborating with the intelligence of ecosystems in the eco-machines; the New Alchemy Institute, looking at big picture problems; carbon farmers and the potential to regreen the Earth; the Weather Makers and the regreening of the Sinai desert.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

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I’ve been opening up to new perspectives and finding new thought leaders by listening to Future Primitive podcasts for over 2 years now! Joanna is a fantastic interviewer and the audio & content quality is top notch! I am always excited to see a new episode is available and know I’ll be expanded by connecting to the FP community. Thanks for showing up & providing the opportunity to learn and grow <3

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"Listening to the Plants" review

This podcast was especially gripping and inspiring. Thank you!

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