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32 EpisodesProduced by Jeremy D JohnsonWebsite

Mutations is a podcast exploring latent futures in the radical present. We inhabit a time between times, between worlds—what are the emergent potentials, articulated visions, or, in a word, ‘mutations’ that can help us to pathfind our way into the future? What forms of integrative thinking and being… read more

32 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

31. Weird or Eerie? Animist Stories to Tell in the Dark ft. John Anderson

October 31st, 2022


In this appropriately seasonal episode, John Anderson joins me for a follow up conversation to explore the differences between the weird and the …

30. Animist Storms and the Five Shen ft. John Anderson

October 7th, 2022


Following Hurricane Ian, John Anderson joined me in St. Petersburg, Florida for an extended visit. We sat down one evening to (finally) record one …

28. Three Theses on Liminality

February 17th, 2022


A midnight recording I've dubbed "three theses on liminality." What definition of "liminal" would be satisfactorily descriptive as to the conditions …

27. Hellametamodernism ft. Henry Andrews

January 19th, 2022


For this episode of Mutations, Henry Andrews joins me for a conversation on the emergence of "Hellametamodernism," the tensions between 'systems poets' and 'meta theory' in metamodern and Game B community discourse, and …

26. Zak Stein on The Dawn of Everything, Development, and our Political Imagination

December 15th, 2021


Zachary Stein joins Mutations for a discussion on how The Dawn of Everything (Graeber & Wengrow) challenges and invites a re-envisioning of our …

25. Origins Panel: ft. Rudolf Hammerli, Aaron Cheak, Jeremy Johnson + Poetry Reading by Michael Love

December 8th, 2021


Please enjoy the audio from this year's Origins: A Cosmo-Local Gathering conference panel between Rudolf Hammerli (Swiss Gebser Society president, …

22. Stages & Development - ft. Nora Bateson, Maimunah Mosli, Jon Freeman

December 3rd, 2021


Nora Bateson joins us for a panel discussion on "The Great Stage Theory Debate." Panelists include Maimunah Mosli, a Muslim family psychotherapist from Singapore who brings a much needed non-Western voice to this …

24. Mutations, Imagination, Futurability - A Reading + Q&A

November 24th, 2021


Presented at the 50th annual Jean Gebser Society Conference, "Origins: A Cosmo-Local Gathering." St. Petersburg, FL chapter. "Mutations, Imagination, Futurability" is my introductory essay featured in the forthcoming

23. The Web of Meaning with Jeremy Lent

November 16th, 2021


In episode 23 of Mutations, I talk with Jeremy Lent about his new book: The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the Universe. Lent's newest work proposes an integrated …

21. The Acid Left w/ Adam Ray Adkins

January 12th, 2021


Mutations speaks with Adam Ray Adkins of The Acid Left project on Mark Fisher's Capitalist Realism, the felt sense of time and consciousness in our …

20. The Aperspectival Body ft. Barbara Karlsen and Brandt Stickley

November 28th, 2020


November 24, Barbara Karlsen and Brandt Stickley return to Mutations for a community call on embodying integral consciousness and exploring what they mean by the "aperspectival body." |

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19. Democratization of Time

November 19th, 2020


Solo stream on Wednesday, Nov. 18 with Q&A. Talking about how we can make our way from globalization to planetization, my question for Noam …

18. Cultural Evolution and the Commons ft. Michel Bauwens

November 10th, 2020


In this episode of Mutations, I speak with Michel Bauwens about the role of the commons for cultural evolution, the resurgence of P2P (Peer-to-Peer) …

17. Talking with Ben Burgis on Canceling Comedians, the Future of the Left, and Democratizing Work

October 22nd, 2020


In this episode (cross-published with Growing Down) I talked with Ben Burgis. Ben is a philosophy instructor at Georgia State University Perimeter …

16. Going Planetary - A Reading

September 30th, 2020


A riff on the meaning of "planetary" culture, thinking, and ontology. This week I riffed on the nomenclature starting first with Eugene Thacker's via …

#05 Michael Brooks on Jordan Peterson, James Hillman, Integral Theory and Building Planetary Meshworks

September 19th, 2020


For the fifth episode of MUTATIONS, I am pleased to bring you Michael Brooks. Michael is a political journalist, integral thinker, and host of The …

15. Transcending Cancel Culture Critique [Stoa Talk]

August 28th, 2020


This talk, “Transcending Cancel Culture Critique: An Integral Left with Jeremy Johnson,”  was presented at The Stoa on 8.25.20. Watch the video here. …

14. Mutations, Temps, Pandemic

August 4th, 2020


Livestreamed episode of Mutations Salon podcast on August 4, 2020. Riffing notes on my book writing process (Fragments of an Integral Futurism), …

13. Michael Brooks Tribute - Towards an Integral Cosmopolitan Future [Crosspost]

August 3rd, 2020


[Crossposted from Growing Down podcast] Jeremy Johnson is joined by Ryan Nakade, Brent Cooper, Matthew T. Segall, Brad Kershner and Layman Pascal to honor the memory Michael Brooks (1983-2020) and discuss his …

#12. Entangled Myths for Planetary Flourishing ft. Gordon White

May 25th, 2020


In this episode, I am joined by Gordon White, host of Rune Soup podcast, a show about magic, culture and the paranormal. Gordon is the author of The …

#11. The Meta-Crisis and Transitioning to a “Steady State” Civilization - Q&A [Friday Solo Show]

April 3rd, 2020


Mutations truly go on! As we wade further into the murky complexities of the meta-crisis, I bring you an update from COVID-19 quarantine. This is a …

10. Talking Owen Barfield and the Evolution of Christianity with Mark Vernon

January 6th, 2020


An episode for the Epiphany.

I spoke with author, philosopher, and psychotherapist Mark Vernon about his 2019 book: A Secret History of Christianity:

9. The Way of the Living Ghost with John Anderson, Brandt Stickley [Kitchen Sessions]

September 26th, 2019


Greetings, mutants! During the Texts and Traditions colloquium in Seattle, WA, I stole away with John Anderson (author) and Brandt Stickley …

#8 Building a Case for an "Integral Futurism" [Solo Show]

August 26th, 2019


In this solo episode, Jeremy briefly reflects on his research for the upcoming publication, Fragments of an Integral Futurism (2019), and what that …

#7 Hyperilluminated Dark Ages with Michael Garfield

August 9th, 2019


In episode 7 of Mutations podcast, I am joined by paleontologist-futurist Michael Garfield

Michael is an artist, podcast host (Future Fossils), …

[Bonus] The Bison at the End of History - A Reading from William Gibson

June 19th, 2019


A reading from the chapter, "Dead Man Sings," from William Gibson's essay anthology, Distrust that Particular Flavor.


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#06 Solo Show: Sauron's Mythopoeic Eye and Perspectivalism

February 28th, 2019


The inaugural solo show is finally live! I recorded this not long after …

#04 Dr Becca Segall Tarnas - Recovering the Imaginal with J.R.R. Tolkien and C.G. Jung

February 14th, 2019


Becca is a scholar, artist, counseling astrologer, and editor of Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology. Her dissertation, which is the subject …

#03 J.F. Martel on Thinking Virtual with Deleuze and Past Presence with Bergson

January 17th, 2019


Mutations interviews J.F. Martel, author, filmmaker, philosopher and Weird Studies podcast co-host. Together we discuss technology, mediation, …

#02 Matthew T. Segall of CIIS on Consciousness, Cultural Evolution and Cosmic Celebration

August 31st, 2018


Matt T. Segall, PhD is a longtime friend, philosopher, and professor over at the California Institute of Integral Studies, where he teaches in the …

MUTATIONS - Episode 1: Le Guin, Fragments of Utopias, Deleuzian Flows, Teilhard

May 9th, 2018


Cultural ecologies and the evolution of consciousness; Deleuze and DeLanda's geographical flows and Teilhardian super-organisms; political …

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