Tuesday, May 24, 2011

ETC Voices Podcast 019


KMO talks with ETC neighbor, Carl E., about the community taking shape on the periphery of the Farm. There are great opportunities for getting "back to the land" in rural Tennessee, but Carl warns against making a move based on panic.

You can hear Carl discuss the philosophy and practicalities of salvage in episode 231 of the C-Realm Podcast.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

ETC Voices Podcast 018


KMO talks with two travelers in search of community. Topics include peak oil, nuclear power, and the challenges of preparing for a post-collapse environment when the imperatives of the money economy remain in full effect.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

ETC Voices Podcast 017


This episode features an impassioned plea for veganism delivered to an audience at the Farm by Dr. Will Tuttle. Meals are the most powerful rituals in our culture, and every meal that includes meat reinforces a notion of human superiority and dominance. Dr. Tuttle proposes changing meals as a means of changing consciousness and fostering compassion.

At the end of the podcast, KMO shares some of the details of recent changes in his diet which have him eating more, not less, meat.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

ETC Voices Podcast 016


KMO talks with Mark, a successful business owner from Michigan who is nearing retirement age and is seeking a more meaningful and adaptive way to spend the last third of his life. Later KMO talks with Courtni Hale. Courtni stands in both the Native American world and the mainstream culture, and she is hoping to foster networks of association and cooperation between those divergent worldviews.