In this week’s episode Charles Eisenstein speaks with Joanna about: the reductionistic mindset and the interconnected, holistic seeing and feeling; to heal ecologically is to heal psychologically; the dissolution of the sense-making sotyr of USA; trusting the pull towatrds a new view of reality; a new and ancient story that opens our perceptions and our hearts to Gaia; a knowledge that needs to be awakened, not acquired; tenderness changes everything; human empathy and ecological empathy.
Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money, and human cultural evolution. His viral short films and essays online have established him as a genre-defying social philosopher and countercultural intellectual. He is the author of “The Ascent of Humanity”, “Sacred Economics”, “The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible”. His newest book is “Climate: A New Story”, where he makes a case for a wholesale reimagining of the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey to heal from ecological destruction.
“I Can’t Sit Still”, original music by Evarusnik