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Flow & Transformation, Q&A with Jamie Wheal

Jamie Wheal is a long time friend of Rebel Wisdom, the creator of the Flow Genome Project, author of 'Stealing Fire', and the upcoming 'Recapture the Rapture'.
In this member Q&A he talks about the nature of flow, whether mainstream culture is also a cult, and much more.
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Dialogue Across Divides, John Wood Jr

In the wake of the US election, the political divisions are as deep as ever. How can we hope to build dialogue across those divides?
John Wood Jr is the ambassador for Braver Angels, a grassroots organisation that tries to mediate between the different warring tribes.
What techniques work, and what kind of narratives might unite us?
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John Wood, Jr. is a former nominee for congress whose written work has been featured in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Examiner and Quillette Magazine. A noted speaker on the subject of political and racial reconciliation, Wood is director of public outreach and national ambassador for Braver Angels. He lives in South Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

Charles Eisenstein, Sensemaker Q&A

Charles Eisenstein is one of the world's most interesting thinkers on the nexus between systems change, spirituality and transformation.
The author of books including 'The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible', he was the star of a recent Rebel Wisdom film 'An Epidemic of Control':
This was a Q&A for Rebel Wisdom Sensemakers. To join future sessions, consider becoming a member:

Narrative Collapse? With Paul VanderKlay

Paul VanderKlay recently released a film 'Why is YouTube Boring?' that sparked a discussion about the collapse of narrative.
In this conversation Paul and David trace their background with Jordan Peterson and the Intellectual Dark Web, and ask where the novelty and interest went.
To take part in discussions like this, become a Rebel Wisdom member:

Personal Growth that Doesn’t Suck, Mark Manson

Why is so much Personal Growth advice ineffective and cringeworthy?
Mark Manson is a hugely popular blogger and bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and Everything is F*cked, a Book About Hope.
In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller he talks about how you can't wish yourself into a better life, the value of hardship and suffering, and his fascinating background in the world of pickup artistry, and what happened to that subculture.
Check out Mark's weekly newsletter 'Mindf*ck Mondays', and his blog here:
Rebel Wisdom has just relaunched our community platform, with many different membership options, to join the conversation, check here:

Symbols & the Meaning Crisis, John Vervaeke & Jonathan Pageau

John Vervaeke and Jonathan Pageau are two of the most fascinating thinkers engaged in the deepest questions of meaning, religion and culture.
In this dialogue and Q&A, they cover topics like the future of Christianity, symbology & culture, and the meaning of gnosticism.
To join future Q&As, consider becoming a Rebel Wisdom member:
Jonathan Pageau is an expert on religious symbolism, which he discusses on his channel The Symbolic World:
John Vervaeke is a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Toronto University, and the creator of the hit YouTube series, Awakening From the Meaning Crisis:

London Real and How Societies Collapse

In April, Rebel Wisdom ran a series of investigations into London Real's suspicious 'Digital Freedom Platform' fundraiser.

Now the head of London Real, Brian Rose, has announced that he's running for Mayor of London. Meanwhile he's been deleting a load of his old videos and much more.

What does the story of Brian Rose say about our society? What does it have in common with cult dynamics? And what is the 'sociopathic niche'?

Original Investigation:

This film has clips from: The Paradox of the Times, Jordan Hall:

How to spot a cult, Jamie Wheal:

Converting Moloch from Sith to Jedi w/ Daniel Schmachtenberger (The Stoa):

Brian Rose is Running for Mayor - I PREDICTED THIS!? (Coffeezilla):

The King of Free Speech CENSORED Me! (Coffeezilla):

War on Sensemaking V, Daniel Schmachtenberger

The increasing inability to make sense of the world is an existential problem, what might we be able to do to fix it?
The original War on Sensemaking film was a viral hit:
In the time since then Daniel Schmachtenberger has been thinking hard about how deep the problem goes and what is needed to fix it.
This film outlines how essential sensemaking is to a functioning society, and introduces a new project that is designed to fix it, the Consilience Project. See the very end of the film for more on that, and to offer help, go to:
Daniel will be doing a live Q&A about this film for Rebel Wisdom members, check out the different membership options here:
To learn more of the skills we talk about in these films, the next cohort of our online course, Sensemaking 101, begins in a week's time:

Ayishat Akanbi & Diane Musho Hamilton in dialogue

Ayishat Akanbi is one of the freshest voices inquiring into the most difficult topics of race and identity. Diane Musho Hamilton has been wrestling with the same topics for decades as a Zen priest and mediator.
In this special conversation for the Rebel Wisdom Community they discuss each others' work and try to find a way through the conflict of the times.
This was a special discussion as part of Rebel Wisdom's regular Sensemaking Q&As, to join live, consider becoming a RW member:

Hacking The System? Unity 2020 with Bret Weinstein

What is 'Unity 2020'? is it possible to have an alternative to Trump or Biden? Is it a "Game B" project? And most importantly, could it possibly work? Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller talks to Bret Weinstein.


We are about to run our Sensemaking 101 course for the third time, check it out and see what all the fuss is about:


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