Making Sense of the Downward Spiral, Daniel Schmachtenberger


America’s cities are ablaze with rioting after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This comes in the heightened tensions of the coronavirus crisis. How can we make sense of this spiral of polarisation, and are bad actors taking advantage of the situation?

This conversation with evolutionary philosopher Daniel Schmachtenberger concluded the Rebel Wisdom Festival on Sunday.

A full set of films from the festival are available on the Rebel Wisdom website, including:

Lessons from Counterculture History, Greg Thomas & Erik Davis

Imagined Futures for Team Human, Jamie Wheal & Douglas Rushkoff

Spiritual Emergency & Mental Health in a post-Covid World, Jules Evans

Imagined Futures in Psychedelic Medicine with Ros Watts & Alexander Beiner

Sensemaking the Media Landscape with David Fuller & Peter Limberg

And many more, with Jordan Hall, John Vervaeke, Nora Bateson, Dr Tia Kansara, Carl Miller & others.