Return conversation with Samuel Corwin on Post-Covid Society and Making a Break from Hell & Back to Nature
Part One: Undercover Among the Id-Entities (0 – 37 mins)
Jasun’s special mission to Galicia, post-covid social reality, feeling contempt for humanity, managing hysteria, Michigan militia & lockdown, Samuel’s insomnia, the path of uncertainty, Slovakian quarantine facilities, IMF bribing Belarus to lockdown, disaster capitalism, global scale, traveling through Europe, National Guard in the US, fear of the virus, traumatized hypochondriacs, catching the common cold, no sense of a health risk, the fear of death, the imposition of a protective bubble, a world of eggshells, hospital workers, when the face becomes a private part, only the officials don’t wear masks, a psychological pacifier, going undercover among the id-entities, masks as dehumanizing, divisive tactics, tackling schismogenesis, a tragic loss of humanity.
Part Two: A Post-Disaster World (37 mins – 1 hr 7 mins)
Expected apocalypse, exiting society, collective complicity, They Live scenario, an apocalyptic perspective, the vaccine, banning fossil-fuel vehicles, getting enlightened in time for the end times, saying goodbye to the normal, enter UBI, leaving behind the support system of technocracy, government grants for eco-tourism, a pre-industrial community, renouncing convenience, essential work, a Slovakian mill, goats and cheese, rural tourism, when the seed is planted, an apocalyptic pairing, a post-disaster world, community caretaking, deactivating live land mines, tied up with immigration, trapped in the US.
Part Three: When Fantasy Becomes Reality (1 hr 7 mins – 1 hr 47 mins)
Election singularity, 2016 election, when the melting pot comes to the boil, accelerating social change, burning bridges to family, when fantasy becomes reality, killing chickens, the life of a peasant, leaving the map, 16 Maps of Hell, Scorpio & Taurus, the need for Nature, desert island people, the right stuff, considering compatibility, becoming fully human, non-social interaction, milking goats, learning to kill, making cheese & bread, living off-grid, a monkish existence, solitary community life, trip to India, intuition and desire, sensing the currents, a thirty-year plan, a state of not-knowing, never let a crisis go to waste, gut vs. reason, paranoia or excitement, building another arc, pulling up roots, a gravitational pull, the void of increasing disbelief, intensely liminal, walking the liminal talk, going on faith.
Part Four: Out of the Mind & Into the Body (1 hr 47 mins – end)
The context, Morocco, making the leap, worth failing, fire-gazing, mapping Hell, out of the mind & into the body, letting go of the future, addiction to progress, time in cycles, the highway to hell, all noise, the Christian rerun of eschaton, the mark of beast, I love my phone, Dante’s inferno, north and south, the maze of Hell, the labyrinth of control, the assurance of technocracy, getting lost with GPS, starve the algorithms, using the tech to connect, meeting in not-Zion, quarantining the technology, TK’s manifesto, alcoholic’s hungry void, imagining a natural future, trusting in nature, false & real stimuli, what verifies the present, a lifelong romance with culture, writing about Oshana retreats, the free-form podcast, blurring separation, a rare type of community, when ego falls away, the social impetus.
Podcast Art: Martin Jolly