“What we observe to be happening in the world says as much about ourselves as it does about the world. It reveals what we think is important, significant, valuable, and sacred, and what is irrelevant or useless too. Put another way, what we see reveals how we see.”

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Zack Geist: Dispelling the Mystery of Debt (E41)

Zack Geist: Dispelling the Mystery of Debt (E41)

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Robin McKenna: GIFT (E40)

In this conversation, filmmaker Robin McKenna and I discuss her new film, GIFT, which is inspired by Lewis Hyde’s classic …
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Kelly Brogan: Get Real, Get Well, Get Free (E39)

I describe Kelly Brogan as a “renegade psychiatrist” – someone who abandoned a prestigious career “in the system” to become …
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The Amazon: How do we heal a burning heart?

Like a lot of people, I’ve been deeply affected by what’s been happening in the Amazon in 2019. Deforestation has …
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Amazon Rainforest Fires – Avoid This Trap

The grief is so strong. What do I do with that energy? I’ve noticed kind of a trap, a diversion, …
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Building a Peace Narrative

The word narrative is bandied about a lot today, so that it’s almost become a cliché. But cliches are born …

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Campfire Stories - An Unlearning: My Meeting with Charles Eisenstein

Campfire Stories – An Unlearning: My Meeting with Charles Eisenstein

“A few years ago a book came my way, like books sometimes do. It was called The Ascent of Humanity, …
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Cynthia Jurs: On Synchronicity and Sacrifice (E38)

This conversation with my good friend Cynthia Jurs was originally recorded for my online course, Living in the Gift. It …
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Xylella: Supervillain or Symptom

Of Almonds and Olives Once again the dreaded plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa has come onto my radar. I first wrote …
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Lynne Twist: A Conversation About Living in the Gift (E37)

Lynne Twist is the author of The Soul of Money and co-founder of the Pachamama Alliance. This conversation weaves together …
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Making the Universe Great Again

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Tangentially Speaking with Dr. Chris Ryan

Charles joins Dr. Christopher Ryan on Chris’ podcast Tangentially Speaking. Enjoy the episode here or on iTunes or Spotify …

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Climate: A New Story

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Campfire Stories – On the Story of Separation and the Story of Interbeing

Filmmaker Mattias’ Olsson begins this nine-episode series with Charles by asking the following question: “Human beings as we know them …
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Metaphysics & Mystery

An online course with Charles Eisenstein, exploring the intimate relationship between self, story, and reality …
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Systems of the Damned – Russell Brand & Charles Eisenstein – Under the Skin (#50)

Charles in conversation with Russell Brand on his podcast, Under the Skin: “On today’s episode of Under The Skin, I’m …
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What Kind of World Do You Want to Live in?

What kind of world do you want to live in? Life or death, it is your choice …
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Our Salvation Will Come From the Margins

We long for a knowledge that we have lost. We as in the dominant culture. But that knowledge is not …
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Charles on The Astrology Hub Podcast

Charles joins The Astrology Hub podcast for their special Earth Day episode …

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The Core Themes of Climate: A New Story

The Core theme of Climate: A New Story is a living planet view of Earth, especially in relationship to climate …
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Q&A Responses Batch 1 – Unlearning: For Change Agents

This is the first batch of questions for the Unlearning: For Change Agents course …
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It Is No Measure of Health to be Well-Adjusted to a Profoundly Sick Society

So I believe that is a Krishnamurti quote. “It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly …
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Separation vs Interbeing

Every culture has a mythology that answers the deep questions like “who am I?” or “what’s important in life?”. But …
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Archetypes and Stories Beyond the Hero’s Journey

I don’t think the hero’s journey is a useless archetype. I think it’s a powerful archetype. It’s just like we’ve …
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How Can I Help Heal Our Planet?

I hesitate to go too much into data about how much carbon can be stored through regenerative practices, etc. These …

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Moving Towards Interbeing

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The Case for a Universal Basic Income

Ever since about 1790, economic philosophers have puzzled over a question: “What are we going to do with all the …
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How Much Good Can One Person Really Do?

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How Our Money System Creates Scarcity

Our money system casts us into competition beyond what might be organic or natural to human beings. How exactly does …
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Where Does Addiction Come From?

You can understand a lot about our culture through the lens of addiction. Addiction is another area where we attack …
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The Root of Separation

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Is Competition Human Nature?

Competition is definitely part of human nature, but our society has added additional competition into the system …
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The Gift of Loss

The gifts the universe give often take the form of something that looks really bad going into it. Cancer, divorce, …
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You Are Life

I would ask you to consider that the pace of your transition out of the dark state has its own …
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How Change Happens in the Story of Separation

In the story of separation, change happens what a force is exerted on a mass. But this is an obsolete …
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Sacred Economics (2019 Remix)

Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has …
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