My father died on a Thursday night alone in his bed. I spoke to him that same morning about random stuff, asked him to keep me updated on the medicals he was waiting for, but then they arrived too late to be of much use. My brother, Sam, discovered him lying in bed, forever out … Continue reading My father died on a Thursday night
Our year long-series on practice continues and we stray further into the world of politics and economics with this episode's guest. Economics is a form of human practice of course, and not a solid, eternal fixed inevitability. Like politics, it's a topic often resisted by spiritual and religious folks. Yet, in a democracy, we would … Continue reading 59. IBP: Clair Brown on Buddhist Economics
It has been a busy few months with lots of interviewing taking place. The result is a series of episodes that follow on from the Political Turn and therefore are at times political themselves. Whether discussing the environment, economics, activism, or radical epistemology, the underlying theme remains the practising life. Hope, action, and choice are … Continue reading Where to next? Three podcasts coming up!
It took a long time to get this one done and I hope it was worth it. Please note that the creative extras took up very little of that time, rather, it was finding a way to talk about big issues as a living practice beyond partisan politics and ideological capture. This podcast episode tackles … Continue reading 57. IBP: The Political Turn (The Great Feast)
Coming up next week, before I disappear to Tuscany for a week, is the first Political Turn. Where does it all begin? Well, in Greece of course, the home to western democracy and western philosophy, and we get there after a brief, improvised introduction. Our final destination is somewhere else though. In fact, it’s a … Continue reading The Political Turn: Entering the Great Feast