Emerge: Making Sense of What's Next

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82 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Zak Stein - Metapsychology, Soul, and Collapse (Pt. 2)

September 17th, 2019

55:13

In this episode, I'm speaking with writer, educator and futurist Zak Stein. We discuss 'Metapsychology', Zak's attempt to answer the question 'what …

Zak Stein - Metapsychology, Soul, and Collapse (Pt. 1)

September 10th, 2019

1:04:10

In this episode I'm speaking once again with writer, educator and futurist Zak Stein. We discuss 'Metapsychology', Zak's attempt to answer the …

Future Thinkers - Cultivating Human Sovereignty

September 2nd, 2019

1:01:58

Today on Emerge I’m speaking with Euvie Ivanova and Mike Gilliland, hosts of the Future Thinkers podcast. In this conversation we explore the concept of Sovereignty, how we are practicing it in our lives, and why it’s …

Mette Böll - Cultivating Generative Social Fields

August 26th, 2019

1:06:48

This week I'm speaking with Mette Böll (Boell). Mette is a biologist by training, specializing in the evolution of complex social systems, mammalian …

Christopher Life - OneNation: An Omni-Win US Political Party

August 12th, 2019

1:33:23

This week I'm speaking with Christopher Life. Christopher Life is the founder of OneNation, a new American political party dedicated to installing an …

Daniel Schmachtenberger - Utopia or Bust: Designing a Non Self-Terminating Civilization

August 5th, 2019

1:26:50

This week I'm speaking with Daniel Schmachtenberger. Daniel is a social engineer and evolutionary philosopher and strategist. He is the Founder of …

State of the DAO Panel Discussion

July 29th, 2019

1:34:38

This week I am joined by Danilo Vaz, Stratis Karad, Jocelyn, and Felipe Duarte to explore all things Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs).

We talk about  what DAOs are and why they are significant, where the …

Joe Edelman - Designing Systems for Human Flourishing

July 22nd, 2019

1:10:21

Joe Edelman is a philosopher, social scientist, designer, and founder of Human Systems, a global community for those redesigning institutions and …

Tom Murray - Wisdom Skills

July 16th, 2019

1:31:57

In this conversation Tom Murray and I explore Tom’s model of ‘Wisdom Skills’. In this model Wisdom Skills are made up of both the movement of complexification and development (ascending), and the movement of simplicity …

Bayo Akomolafe - The Insurgency of the Invisible

July 8th, 2019

1:16:31

Today I'm speaking with Bayo Akomolafe. Bayo is a an academic, poet and philosopher who dedicates his life to mediating between the spiritual and the …

Bonnitta Roy - Six Ways to Go Meta

July 1st, 2019

1:32:19

Today on the show I'm speaking with Bonnitta Roy about her presentation 'Six Ways to Go Meta'.

We cover such topics as what  it mean to ‘go meta’, why the anthropocene is driving humans to discover new ways of ‘going …

Zak Stein - The Meta-Crisis is a Human Development Crisis: Education in a Time Between Worlds

June 24th, 2019

1:15:59

Today's conversation is with Zak Stein. Zak is a writer, educator and futurist working to bring a greater sense of sanity and justice to education. This recording was made in person at Zak's house in Northern Vermont.

Intermission with Both/And - Podcasting as a Spiritual Practice

June 13th, 2019

1:15:52

An inside baseball podcast about podcasting with Jason Snyder and Jared Janes of the Both/And podcast.


We chat about what we are seeing in the …

Dr. Douglas Tataryn - Emotions in Meditation and Human Development

May 20th, 2019

1:28:40

This week I'm speaking with Dr. Douglas Tataryn. Doug has created an elegant and effective system for emotional healing and understanding.  This work makes insights from years of study and practice as a …

Catherine McGee - Soulmaking in Collapse

May 13th, 2019

1:29:25

My guest today is Catherine McGee. Catherine has been teaching Insight Meditation retreats internationally since 1999, and since 2014 has been …

Jeremy Johnson - Jean Gebser & Mutating Consciousness in the Anthropocene

May 6th, 2019

1:10:57

Todays guest is Jeremy Johnson. Jeremy is the author of the new book 'Seeing Through the World: Jean Gebser and Integral Consciousness'. Jeremy is …

John Vervaeke - The Meaning Crisis

April 29th, 2019

1:25:22

Today's guest is John Vervaeke, PhD. John is an award-winning lecturer at the University of Toronto in the departments of psychology, cognitive …

Skinner Layne - Embracing Collapse: Transforming Tragedy into Meaningfulness

April 22nd, 2019

1:39:15

My guest today is Skinner Layne. Skinner is the founder of Exosphere, a learning & problem-solving community and startup laboratory.

We talk …

Making Sense of Jem Bendell and Vinay Gupta with Bonnitta Roy

April 18th, 2019

38:45

A short making sense episode with frequent guest of the show Bonnitta Roy. We have a chat about the recent episodes with Jem Bendell and Vinay Gupta, …

Making Sense of Jem Bendell and Vinay Gupta with Peter Park

April 15th, 2019

28:52

A short making sense episode with friend and fellow monastic Peter Park. We have a chat about the recent episodes with Jem Bendell and Vinay Gupta, …

Vinay Gupta - Waking Up in the Monster Factory (pt. 2)

April 8th, 2019

1:10:24

This episode's guest is Vinay Gupta (@leashless). Vinay is the founder of Mattereum, the creator of the hexayurt, and part of the team that launched the Ethereum project. Vinay is also a deep spiritual practitioner, and …

Vinay Gupta - Waking Up in the Monster Factory (pt. 1)

April 1st, 2019

55:22

This episode's guest is Vinay Gupta (@leashless). Vinay is the founder of Mattereum, the creator of the hexayurt, and part of the team that launched the Ethereum project. Vinay is also a deep spiritual practitioner, and …

Dr. Jem Bendell - The Meaning and Joy of Inevitable Social Collapse

March 25th, 2019

1:12:46

Today I'm speaking with Dr. Jem Bendell. Jem exploded onto the internet with the release of his 'Deep Adaptation' paper, which has been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times. The paper makes a very persuasive …

Check-in & Update

March 18th, 2019

6:46

No guest today, instead a short check-in and update about Emerge and the life of Daniel. 

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David Fuller - Rebel Wisdom, The Intellectual Dark Web & The Future of Media

March 11th, 2019

1:11:42

 Today's guest is David Fuller, founder of Rebel Wisdom. 


We talk about Jordan Peterson, the inspiration (and synchronicities) behind the founding …

Miki Kasthan - The Inseparability of Psychological and Social Transformation

March 4th, 2019

1:24:09

In this episode I’m speaking with Miki Kashtan. Through her work with Nonviolent Communication, movement building, and organization design, Miki …

Paul Krafel - The World Healing Game of Upward Spirals

February 25th, 2019

1:12:24

My conversation today is with naturalist and author Paul Krafel.


We talk about why you shouldn't go with the flow, how to discover opportunities for …

Nick Jankel - Post-Identity Tribalism in Culture War 2.0

February 18th, 2019

1:15:32

Nick Seneca Jankel is an author, professional speaker, leadership futurist, and philosopher. His recent book, Spiritual Atheism, reconciles spiritual and contemplative experience with science into a robust ‘human …

Jeremy Lent - Maps of Meaning for a World in Crisis

February 4th, 2019

1:23:35

In this episode I'm speaking with Jeremy Lent. Jeremy is the author of 'The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning' …

Robert MacNaughton - Learnings from the Life and Death of the Integral Center

January 28th, 2019

1:09:11

In this conversation I’m speaking with Robert McNuaghten. Robert was the founder and executive director of the Integral Center in Boulder Colorado …

James Surwillo - Metamodern Leadership and Millennial Heroics

January 21st, 2019

1:11:04

James Surwillo joins me in conversation this week to talk about his book 'Metamodern Leadership: A History of the Seven Values That Will Change the …

Miles Bukiet - Monasteries of the Future

January 14th, 2019

57:19

Miles Bukiet joins Emerge this week to talk about his paper ‘Monasteries of the Future’.  

We talk about the role of monasteries in the emerging …

Ria Baeck - Emergent Collective Practice and Applied Presence

December 24th, 2018

1:18:50

In this episode of Emerge I'm speaking with Ria Baeck. Ria is a visionary practitioner in the domain of group process, facilitation, and …

Joachim Stroh - Collective Sensemaking and Presence in Digital Spaces

December 17th, 2018

1:10:56

On this episode of Emerge I'm speaking with Joachim Stroh. Joachim is the co-founder of Change Agents Worldwide and the creator of the Social Ledger …

Jared Janes - Stream Entry, Philosophy and the Terror of Getting What You Want

December 13th, 2018

1:07:30

In this episode I'm speaking with Jared Janes (@jaredjanes). Jared is the host of the Impactful Podcast, as well as a friend and off-air …

Gail Bradbrook - Extinction Rebellion

December 11th, 2018

1:00:58

On this episode, I’m speaking with Gail Bradbrook. Gail is a founder of Extinction Rebellion, one of the most exciting political movements on the …

Peter Park - (Meta)Modern Monasticism and Existential Risk

December 3rd, 2018

1:15:31

In this episode of Emerge I'm speaking with Peter Park. Peter is a teacher and Assistant Director at the Monastic Academy in Lowell, Vermont.

Peter and I talk about what a 'modern monastery is', the choice between …

Peter Limberg - Memetic Tribes, Culture War 2.0, and the Perils of Grey Pilling

November 26th, 2018

1:01:55

In this episode, I'm speaking with Peter Limberg. Peter is the creator of the Intellectual Explorers Club in Toronto, CA as well as co-author of …

Nora Bateson - Awakening Interdependence and Evolving Systems with Warm Data

November 19th, 2018

1:13:57

Nora Bateson is a Filmmaker, writer, educator, lecturer and President of the International Bateson Institute.

In this conversation we discuss how …

John Michael Greer - The Kek Wars: How Chaos Magic Influenced the 2016 US Presidential Election

November 12th, 2018

1:15:44

In this episode John Michael Greer and I discuss his 'Kek Wars' article series on how the Chans used magick to influence the 2016 elections.

We talk …

Zak Stein - A Metaphysics of Love for a Time Between Worlds

October 29th, 2018

1:22:51

On this episode of Emerge I’m speaking with Zak Stein. Zak is a writer, educator, and futurist working to bring a greater sense of sanity and justice to education (and beyond).

Zak joins me on the show to speak about …

Adam Robbert - Breaking the Binary of Theory & Practice

October 25th, 2018

1:13:25

In this conversation Adam Roberts (@knowledgeecology) and I explore the idea of philosophical inquiry as perceptual transformation.

We talk about the …

Terry Patten - Integral Theory & Metamodernism, Irony & Sincerity, and Why Voting Matters

October 22nd, 2018

1:21:22

In this conversation, I’m speaking with Terry Patten. Terry is a leading voice in the integral movement as an author, speaker, and teacher focusing …

Richard Bartlett - Occupy Wall Street as Bootstrapping Collective Intelligence

October 18th, 2018

1:10:56

In this conversation, I speak with Richard Dennis Bartlett. Richard is an author, organizational consultant, and founder of Loomio and The Hum, as …

Indra Adnan - Catalyzing a Networked Politics with The Alternative UK

October 15th, 2018

1:11:53

On this episode of Emerge I’m speaking with Indra Adnan. Indra is the ‘co-initiator’ of the Alternative UK, a new political platform aiming to …

Jake Vartanian - Native: A Crypto Platform for Prosperous Communities

October 11th, 2018

54:49

On this episode of Emerge I’m speaking with Jake Vartanian. Jake is the founder of Native, a platform for communities to create their own economic architecture using cryptocurrency.

This is a project, like DAOStack, …

Jordan Greenhall - Anti-Rivalry, QAnon, and SOCIs (Oh my!)

October 8th, 2018

1:22:26

In this conversation, Jordan Greenhall and I talk about Rivalrous and Anti-Rivalrous dynamics, the rise of self-organizing collective intelligences …

Joe Brewer - State of the Collapse

October 4th, 2018

39:51

In this episode, I speak with Joe Brewer about the on-going collapse of our planetary system, the emotional and psychological difficulties of …

Bonnitta Roy - A Source Code Analysis of Collective Action 💞

September 10th, 2018

1:18:18

In this episode of Emerge, Bonnitta Roy and I explore a Source Code analysis of Collective Action. This is the third and final conversation in our …

Rob Burbea - Meditation Fantasies & The Soulmaking Dharma

September 3rd, 2018

1:10:51

In this conversation with meditation teacher and author Rob Burbea we discuss the role of fantasy in meditation, the purpose of what Rob calls the …

Bonnitta Roy - A Source Code Analysis of Trust 🤝

August 31st, 2018

1:20:14

In this conversation, Bonnitta Roy and I explore what trust means within the context of complex and unpredictable systems.

What is trust? How do we act in ways that amplify trust? And what does all this tell us about …

Bonnitta Roy - A Source Code Analysis of Power 💪

August 27th, 2018

59:57

In this first in a set of three conversations, Bonnitta Roy and I talk about a Source Code Analysis of the concept of Power. We explore how to speak and think about power in a way that releases complexity, cuts through …

Vincent Horn - What Wants to Emerge Now?

August 20th, 2018

39:41

In this episode Vincent Horn and I speak on behalf of what wants to emerge now. We discuss the battle for our attention, the relationship between the …

Max Borders - The Coming Social Singularity

August 13th, 2018

1:15:40

This conversation is with Max Borders, author of 'The Social Singularity: How decentralization will allow us to transcend politics, create global …

Rob Burbea Responds

August 8th, 2018

1:22:02

In this episode, Rob Burbea and I have a conversation responding to questions, concerns, and feedback arising our of our first conversation (released last week). The feedback was taken from the /r/streamentry …

Moritz Bierling - Metamodern Politics + Holochain = 🔥💞🌎🤸

August 6th, 2018

1:24:45

What do you get when you combine an emerging vision of politics with new expressive capacities in human coordination? Humanity may be about to find …

Stephen Reid - Psychedelic Renaissance

July 30th, 2018

1:07:40

Stephen Reid and his co-conspirators at The UK Psychedelic Society are pioneering a contemporary re-imagining of the ancient art of facilitating transformational experiences using entheogenic substances.

In this …

Jordan Greenhall & Bonnitta Roy - After Jordan Peterson

July 26th, 2018

1:13:51

In this particularly liminal episode of Emerge Bonnitta Roy, Jordan Greenhall, and I attempt to generate some actionable clarity in response to a …

Rob Burbea - A Spiritual Paradigm for The Infinite Game

July 23rd, 2018

1:19:56

In this episode of Emerge, I speak with Rob Burbea about a new spiritual paradigm that he calls the 'Imaginal' and the 'Soulmaking Dharma'.

Rob …

Ronan Harrington - The Praxis of Metamodern Political Change

July 16th, 2018

1:13:47

A conversation with Ronan Harington about the nitty gritty praxis of systems change, the realities of the emerging metamodern subculture, and some of …

Making Sense of Holochain

July 15th, 2018

14:55

Ethan and Daniel attempt to make sense of the Holochain episode with Ferananda Ibarra.

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Ferananda Ibarra - WTF is Holochain?!

July 9th, 2018

58:47

This week my guest is Ferananda Ibarra.

Ferananda is internationally recognized in the fields of collective intelligence and the next economy. The …

Hanzi Freinacht - The Six Metamodern Political Strategies (pt. 2)

June 29th, 2018

1:45:26

Part 2 of my conversation with Hanzi Freinacht on the six strategic forms of a metamodern politics.

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Making Sense of Hanzi (pt. 1)

June 26th, 2018

18:18

Ethan and Daniel have a conversation about part one of the episode with Hanzi Freinacht.

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Hanzi Freinacht - Towards a Metamodern Politics (pt. 1)

June 26th, 2018

1:25:27

A conversation with Hanzi Freinacht, the author of 'The Listening Society: A Metamodern Guide to Politics'.

This episode is part one of a two part …

Where Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Ezra Klein Go Wrong

May 25th, 2018

1:12:34

In this episode of Emerge I speak with Bonnitta Roy. Bonnitta is the founding principle of Alderlore Insight Center, a non-profit adult learning …

Making Sense of the Darren Silver Episode

May 17th, 2018

14:17

Ethan and Daniel talk about the most recent episode of Emerge with Darren Silver.

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Darren Silver - Storying Our Way to a Sacred World

May 17th, 2018

1:02:10

How do we speak in a way that re-enchants the world? That invites a more beautiful experience of life? This conversation speaks to those questions, …

Making Sense of the Jordan Greenhall Episode

April 18th, 2018

15:41

Ethan and Daniel have a sense-making conversation about the Jordan Greenhall episode of Emerge.

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Jordan Greenhall - Sovereignty, Resonance, and Liminality

April 17th, 2018

1:18:09

In order to enjoy this episode of Emerge you will need to be familiar with Jordan Greenhall's model of Sovereignty.

Do not venture into this episode without checking out some or all of the resources listed below or you …

Experiments in Sense-Making #1: Beyond Expertise

April 4th, 2018

24:23

Ethan and Daniel attempt to make sense of some of the topics discussed on recent episodes of Emerge.

This episode will make most sense if you listen first to the recent episode with Melissa Michaels and have at least …

Emerge 010: "A More Beautiful Question" Warren Berger

March 15th, 2018

37:23

On this episode of Emerge my guest is Warren Berger. Warren is the author of the book ‘A More Beautiful Question’.

In this conversation we talk about …

Emerge 009: "Bridging Technology And Consciousness" Adam Curry

March 15th, 2018

50:56

In this episode of Emerge I speak with Adam Curry. Adam is an inventor and tech entrepreneur in San Francisco. His most recent work is an application called Entangled, which he refers to as the SETI of consciousness …

Emerge 008: "Emergent Creativity" Tiago Forte

March 15th, 2018

48:31

On this episode of Emerge, I speak with Tiago Forte. Tiago is the founder of Forte Labs, a productivity training and consulting firm in the bay area. …

Emerge 007: "The Smog Of Racism" Alison Cohen

March 15th, 2018

41:45

On this Episode of Emerge I speak with Alison Cohen. Alison works as an instructional coach for public high school teachers and as a mindfulness …

Emerge 005: "Trust And Self-Organizing Systems" Christina Bowen

March 15th, 2018

45:42

In this episode of emerge I speak with Christina Bowen. Christina is a knowledge ecologist working on such topics as collective intelligence, global …

Emerge 004: Taylor Pearson "The End of Jobs"

March 15th, 2018

52:51

Taylor Pearson joins me for this episode of Emerge. Taylor is an entrepreneur and author of the book ‘The End of Jobs’, an account of the changing nature of our economy and how to re-imagine your relationship to work …

Emerge 003: Scott Santen "Basic Income"

March 15th, 2018

50:45

Today we have on the show Scott Santens. Scott is a writer and advocate of what’s known as a basic guaranteed income. In this episode we go over the basics of basic income as well as some of the philosophical and …

Emerge 002: Chris Dancy "Smartphone Loneliness"

March 15th, 2018

45:39

This episode's guest is Chris Dancy. Chris has been called “the most connected human on earth” and has been featured on Fox News, NPR, BBC, TechCrunch, Mashable, and Wired, among others. He is a contemplative platform …

Emerge 001: David Loy "A World Between Stories"

March 15th, 2018

47:49

The first guest on Emerge is author, philosopher and activist David Loy. David and I first met at the Occupy Boulder General Assembly and our …

Emerge 006: "Planetary Transformation through Culture Design" Joe Brewer

March 15th, 2018

1:14:09

In this episode of Emerge I speak with Joe Brewer. Joe is the creator of a new field he calls Culture Design. He has a unique background in physics, …

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