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Date: 08/28/2020
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This In the Making episode with filmmaker Katie Teague, with beloved teacher and elder Joanna Macy, we hear about her wide-ranging work which addresses psychological and spiritual issues of the nuclear age, the cultivation of ecological awareness, and the fruitful resonance between Buddhist thought and postmodern science.
Key highlights include:
– The Great Turning
– Belonging to the Earth
– Strengthened by uncertainty
– Practices are key
– Positive Disintegration
– Evolutionary shift
– Industrial Growth Society
– Fear of death
– The Ohlone, the native people of what is known as the Northern California coast
– Herman Hesse’s “Narcissus and Goldman”
– “How Everything Can Collapse” by Pablo Servigne and Raphael Stevens
– The splitting of the atom
– The hell realm of releasing nuclear power on Earth
– Rilke’s “Book of Hours”

Contributor/Author: Katie Teague, In the Making