e74 letting go – laisser aller

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‘I’ve come to realize that the main barrier to my re-education, and I might not be the only one in this situation, is… ‘me’. My personality, my baggage and that the solution, simply, is to let it go. To release it.’

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e74 letting go – laisser aller was recorded on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 6.40am. It’s a bilingual monologue about how I’ve come to realize that the main barrier to my re-education is… ‘me’, and that the solution, simply, is to let it go… A soundwalk around the neighbourhood follows.

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e66 stillness

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‘I’m interested in doing episodes that are in the moment, unedited moments of thinking out loud and not thinking too much because the rest of my body is working at soaking in this space.’

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e66 stillness is a monologue that I recorded on September 14th, 2021, in one take, while sitting still in a kayak in a shallow bay on the Preston River, in Duhamel Québec where I talk about stillness, not-thinking and what I am hearing and feeling at that moment. This recording includes quotes from an unpublished episode of simplesoundscapes from 2016 and #conscientpodcast e19 reality.

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e65 drifting into season 3

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‘What I’m looking for, ultimately, is an anchoring point: where are we at and what can we do to ensure the continuation of life?’

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e65 drifting into season 3 is a monologue that I recorded on September 13th 2021, in one take, while drifting in a kayak on the Preston River, Duhamel Québec, that explains what season 3 of the #conscientpodcast (on the theme of ‘radical listening’) is about, including quotes from e21 (Dr Todd Dufresne), e23 (Anjali Appadurai) and a zen teaching. 

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e45 abbott – a compassionate, just and sustainable world

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e45 abbott - a compassionate, just and sustainable world
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Reality is deeply subjective but also socially constructed : as a filmmaker I try to explore reality to untangle and figure out in what ways are we being deluded.

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e40 frasz – integrating awakeness in daily life

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The arts help people wake up to the need for change AND undergo the transformation process once woken

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e39 engle – the integral role of the arts in societal change

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e39 engle - the integral role of the arts in societal change
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The role of artists is fundamental and we need their perspectives and ideas about how change occurs.

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e29 loy – the bodhisattva path

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The bodhisattva path is not simply personal awakening but to awaken in order to be a service to everyone.

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e19 reality – quotes and composition

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e19 reality - quotes and composition
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I now see, and more importantly, I now feel in my bones, ‘the state of things as they actually exist’, without social filters or unsustainable stories blocking the way.

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