Alex Raichev

Nate Hagens's Earth Day Talk 2021

Another good one: Earth and Humanity: Myth and Reality.

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Hagens describes the talk as follows. "This synthesis is based on 15+ years of collaboration with a network of scientists and systems thinkers. It highlights dozens of the core myths and stories prevalent in modern culture and contrasts them to our underlying biophysical (biological and physical) realities. There will be a web portal in near future going deeper on these topics for use in education and outreach as well as providing direction on societal interventions. Here is the chronological myth order and time stamp. They can be watched in any order, but this order makes the most sense (so we decided)."

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2021-08-20
Tags: video, the long descent
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A Message from the Past

Finally worked through my backlog to post this short, clever, and realistic, in my opinion, video.

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

For a similar, more detailed vision of the same future, i recommend reading John Michael Greer's book The Long Descent.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2021-08-19
Tags: video, the long descent
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A Seven Minute Workout

I know no better combination of high-intensity interval training, good song-writing, and playful spirit than Jonathan Mann's seven minute workout video. It makes me puff and smile every time i use it. Flap your wings, flap, flap, flap your wings!

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

By the way, Mann has been writing a song a day since 2009-01-01.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2021-03-24
Tags: video, music, exercise
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Reality 101

In 2019 Nate Hagens released a one-hour four-part educational video series called Reality 101 that explains our species's ecological overshoot and what we can do about it. Do recommend.

For a more detailed 4.5-hour version of this series, see the website of The Institute for the Study of Energy & Our Future.

Part 1: Metacognition in the Anthropocene

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Part 2: The Fossils that Power the Global Economy

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Part 3: The Real Stock Market

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Part 4: Finding Resilience in an Age of Turbulence

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2020-11-23
Tags: video
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The Unspeakable Is the True Domain of Being

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2019-12-15
Tags: video, music
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