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The Great Unraveling

Rae-Wynn Grant

Crazy Town Bonus: Going Wild with Rae Wynn-Grant

Wildlife ecologist and communicator extraordinaire Rae Wynn-Grant visits Crazy Town to talk human-wildlife interactions, the social side of environmentalism, diversity and equity in the sciences, and ideas for young people (don’t worry if you’re older—the ideas apply to you, too).

September 20, 2023

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Crazy Town Bonus Riff. Baghdad Bob Visits Climate Town

Jason, Rob, Asher, and Melody consider how to manage climate anxiety and use it in service of caring for planet Earth.

August 31, 2023

Bonus episode

Crazy Town Bonus Riff. Choose Your Own Adventure in the Great Unraveling

After hearing a story of woe on the streets of Portland, Oregon, Jason, Rob, and Asher cover the four critical ways of cultivating personal resilience to navigate the Great Unraveling. The report we reference several times is Welcome to the Great Unraveling: Navigating the Polycrisis of Environmental and Social Breakdown.

August 10, 2023

Methodist Camp Meeting in 1819, part of the Second Great Awakening.

You May Think You’re Immune to Cult Thinking, but We’re All Susceptible

Reducing our cult-think means living with ambiguity during tumultuous times. But it’s worth the effort if we put a high value on truth.

August 7, 2023

The Great Unraveling, by Michele Guieu

Grappling with the Great Unraveling

Instead of focusing on how much I can change the world, I try to focus on who and how I want to be as we all face tough times.

July 25, 2023

Polycrisis, Unraveling, Simplification, or Collapse: Coming Soon to a Planet Near You?

A new report seeks to build a coherent narrative about the roots of the ‘polycrisis,’ the signs of its arrival and evolution, and why we should be thinking differently about the future.

June 15, 2023

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Header image: Derivative of “The Great Unraveling” by Michele Guieu; licensed under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND.