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In Service of the Earth

33 EpisodesProduced by Paul BartonWebsite

Paul Barton talks about his journey in discovering how to best be of service to the Earth. How do we live in balance with nature and increase everyone's wellbeing? How can individuals work towards this in their everyday lives?

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A Liberal and a Conservative Record a Podcast - With Josh Mahler

December 18th, 2020


Josh is the host of a podcast called Politically Insane. He is a Christian conservative living in the United States. Paul talks to him about …

Is "Find Your Passion" Good Advice?

December 6th, 2020


Paul talks about some of his new thoughts on this old advice.

How To Solve Climate Change? with Chris Keefer

May 25th, 2020


Since he had a son, Chris has done a lot of reading about the climate crisis because he's concerned about the world his son is going to inherit. In …

Teaching Music with Devon Runions

May 18th, 2020


Paul and Devon talk about teaching music online, music theory, the school system, and probably other things. WARNING: Some prior knowledge of music …

Making Things Meaningful, with Jon Barton

April 28th, 2020


Paul talks to his brother Jon about music and photography.

Dealing With Too Much Free Time

April 13th, 2020


We're all stuck at home because of this virus. What do we do now?


January 26th, 2020


Paul's commentary on an art installation about hate.

De-polarizing the Trans Rights Conversation

December 20th, 2019


I'm afraid that this podcast is too controversial, but I want to be able to speak about these things in public, so here we go!

A Complicated World

December 2nd, 2019


Just trying to understand the world so I can decide on how to act in it.

Fiercely Ok with Stephanie Drouin

November 6th, 2019


Paul talks with his partner Stephanie Drouin about her work leading Fiercely Ok Choirs. 

Climate Change Denial and Misogyny?

September 1st, 2019


Paul continues to try to bring the left and the right together on these important issues.


June 23rd, 2019


My thoughts on how Polarization works and how to overcome it.

The Black Creek

May 19th, 2019


Paul talks about what he wants to do for the black creek.

Freewill, and Lil Dicky

May 12th, 2019


A bit of a ramble about freewill that turns into talking about a popular song about loving the Earth.


May 3rd, 2019


Are protests effective? If not, what is?

The Badlands

April 25th, 2019


There is a tourist attraction in Caledon, Ontario, and Paul has some suggestions for it.

Crisis, or Bravery?

April 21st, 2019


If we want to avoid crisis, I think it will take bravery.

Changing Our Course

April 18th, 2019


A bit of a ramble about what it would be like to change our goals as a species.

What It's Like To Be A "Quiet Person"

April 16th, 2019


Paul is known for not saying much. He used to be sad about that, but now he's not. 

What is the Purpose of Popular Music?

April 15th, 2019


What does our popular music say about us? Paul shares his thoughts on music and social change.

Lessons from Frodo

April 12th, 2019


What is Paul learning from reading The Lord of the Rings?

Imagining the Black Hole

April 11th, 2019


Paul tries to wrap his head around the size, weight, and nature of the black hole recently photographed by scientists

Money, Boredom, and Cleaning My Room

April 9th, 2019


With no clear plan of what to talk about, Paul rambles along about struggling with money, boredom, and how he decided to clean his room.

The Black Creek

April 8th, 2019


Paul talks about the current path he is on, and how it led him to the Black Creek.

Equality and Equity

April 7th, 2019


Paul talks about different definitions for these words and how this might cause separation between people.

My Musical Journey

April 6th, 2019


Paul talks about growing up in a musical family, and how his music has dramatically changed over the years.

Climate Change Ramble

April 5th, 2019


Paul talks about a climate change symposium he went to.

I used to be an Atheist

April 4th, 2019


Paul describes his journey from growing up christian, to becoming an atheist, to finding spirituality.

The Song That Comes From The Land

April 2nd, 2019


Paul demonstrates what honesty means to him.

Getting Along

April 2nd, 2019


Paul expands on what he means when he says he wants people to get along.

What Do I Want To Do?

April 2nd, 2019


Paul talks about deciding what to do with his life. Listen to him stumble his way to the conclusion that he wants to help people get along, and to …

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