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Joanna Harcourt-Smith

Host and Co-Founder

Jose Luis
Gomez Soler

Producer and Co-Founder

Jacob Aman

Co-Host and Producer

Together, We Are the Media

For over 11 years now, Future Primitive has been hosting intimate conversations with authors, visionaries and innovators who speak about our connection and partnership with the Living Earth. 
We provide this content in order to advance saner and more compassionate visions of our future, guided by our remembering of ancestral wisdom.

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Latest Episodes

The Struggle for Imagination

Anne Waldman is a poet and teacher, and with Allen Ginsberg co-founded of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado in 1974. She was featured along with Ginsberg in Bob Dylan's experimental film 'Renaldo and Clara.'

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In the Hands of Alchemy

Marilyn is a Jungian-oriented spiritual counselor, an ordained minister and a ceremonialist. Jerry is an artist, author, lecturer and teacher. See their web site Hands of Alchemy.

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The Emotional Life of Nations

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Lloyd deMause, Director of The Institute of Psychohistory, editor of The Journal of Psychohistory and president of the International Psychohistorical Association

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What It Is To Be Human

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Robert Wolff Social psychologist and author of Original Wisdom - Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing, A Book of Dreams, Ha'ina Mai Ka Puana; Let The Story Be Told, SPIRAL and Rain of Ashes.

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Interview with David Abram

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews David Abram, cultural ecologist, philosopher, performance artist, founder and creative director of the Alliance for Wild Ethics. He is the author of The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World, for...

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Praise from Our Listeners

Joe H.

“thank you for these podcasts…OMG…I love you so much…thank you again…your spirit is so wonderful”

Maryla

I love your play with words and your love for words Joanna. Your comment: ‘this makes life bear-able’ – brought smile to my heart. Wisdom contained in our language when we hear deeply and hear every word. And playfulness. And who if not a bear in us has a strength to bear the unbearable that is happening now. 

Michael G.

“Thanks for all you work. You are making a difference.