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Episode 19: Creating Community

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Length: 35 minutes 23 seconds

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Guest: Deborah
Song review: “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen

In which we hear Deborah answer the Seven Questions to Save Humanity:

Q1. Where do your name and sense of identity come from?

Q2. What does being human mean to you?

Q3. What inspires wonder in you? What is an experience that changed how you view the world in an inspiring way? Are you willing to describe an experience that inspires wonder in you, and/or question your reality? Something like that …

Q4. What is the best way we can honor life?

Q5. What does Community mean to you?

Q6. What projects or collaborations are you presently most excited about?

Q7. How can we all realize more human happiness together?


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Episode 9: Ancient Mother Land

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Length: 1 hour 42 minutes 3 seconds

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Guest: Paige

Artist reviews: Lyla June & Mariee Sioux

In which we meet Paige, hear a bit about her/their life while positing the present version of the Seven (or so) Questions to Save Humanity:

Q1. Where does your name come from? What are your preferred pronouns, where does your name come from, and what’s your deal?

Q2. What does being human mean to you?

Q3. How else would you care to describe your experience on Earth? Have you ever had an encounter with the paranormal?

Q4. What is the best way to care for the Earth?

Q5. What does “community” mean to you?

Q6. What projects or collaborations are you presently most excited about?

Q7. How can we all realize more human happiness together?

… plus Paige’s question for the next guest: Why are you doing what you’re doing?


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Episode 7: Dance of the Observer

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Length: 37 minutes 50 seconds

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Guest: Bell

Album review: Dionysus (2018) by Dead Can Dance

In which we meet Bell, hear a bit about their life while positing the present version of the Seven (or so) Questions to Save Humanity:

Q1. Where does your name come from?

Q2. What does being human mean to you?

Q3. How else would you care to describe your experience on Earth?

Q4. What is the best way to care for the Earth?

Q5. What does Community mean to you?

Q6. What projects or collaborations are you presently most excited about?

Q7. How can we all realize more human happiness together?

… plus a few more including Bell’s question for the next guest: Next time you view a patch of night sky, what stars do you see, what personal constellation is there, and what is its story?



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Episode 4: Black Bear Ranch

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Length: 44 minutes 26 seconds

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Guest: Cassandra/Koshita

Special artist feature: DeathRibbons

Song review: Great Spangled Fritillary by Cocteau Twins

Photo (CC) Margot Erlandson

In which we are introduced to the Black Bear Ranch commune, a spirit dwelling there known by multiple names (among them Cassandra, Koshita and other names) their band “DeathRibbons” is explored and also Seven Questions to Save Humanity are presented to them as:

Q1. What’s your name?

Q2. Are you Human?

Q3. How would you describe yourself?

Q4. What is the best way for humans to care for the Earth?

Q5. What does Community mean to you?

Q6. What personal projects or collaborations are you presently most excited about?

Q7. How can we all realize more human happiness together?

BONUS PROMPT: Tell us a story about survival or “the art of living”