Exploring the liminal space between science and spirituality, philosophy and politics, art, creativity – working towards the conscious evolution of humanity.

 
Accidental gods aims to provide all the tools we could ever need to understand the potential of this moment – and ourselves within it. Unconscious evolution got us this far: now we can make the next step one of conscious evolution, consciously chosen.
 
In a world where ideas grow faster than anything, we curate the cutting edge of neuroscience and psycho-technologies, connected spirituality and resilience, politics, philosophy and human creativity so that – together – we can choose a different future.

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#45 The Path of the Trembling Warrior: Gill Coombs on activism, courage and resilience

If we care about the world, how best can we act in ways that are true to ourselves, push our own boundaries, but don’t leave us burned out? Gill Coombs, author of The Trembling Warrior: A Guide for Reluctant Activists, explores how we can make our actions count

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#44  Trauma, Politics and Empathy: re-democratising democracy with Eva Schonveld and Justin Kenrick

How do we re-democratise democracy? Understanding that our current system is broken is the first step, but then we need to find ways to gather voices and give agency to those with wisdom, so that we re-create our systems of governance from the ground up.

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#43  Dreaming a flourishing future: Rob Hopkins on radical creativity, activism & re-booting our imaginations

At a time when we need to be at our most imaginative, Rob Hopkins of the Transition Town movement, has explored the depths of our imagination and creativity. Our society is a dis-imagination machine. But we can reverse it.

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#42 Grief Walker and Fire Keeper: Medicine woman Fiona Shaw speaks of Trust, Grief and Emotional Authenticity

If we gather in ceremony, sitting on the land, with a fire-keeper who understands the holding and has trained in the ways of the fire, there is so much healing. Fiona Shaw is one of those people, trained in great depth and absolute integrity, to connect to the spirits of this land, and to hold the space for others to re-connect to the fire, the water, the land, the guides, gods and guardians of our ways. Here, she talks about the new depths and challenges – and, yes, opportunities, of this time.

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#41 A New D.E.A.L: The Doughnut Economics Action Lab explained by Rob Shorter

Doughnut Economics is a new, groundbreaking model that lets us see how we can embrace the needs of all within the means of a living, thriving planet. Rob Shorter, Communities Lead, of the Doughnut Economics Action Lab explains what it is, how it works and how we can embrace it at all levels in our communities of people and place and purpose.

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#40  Hero, Sleepwalker or Manipulator? Our Choice in the Game of Life with Gill Coombs

If we view life as a Game between Light and Dark, where do we stand at any given moment? Hero or Manipulator? Altruist or Cynic? Sleepwalker, Avoider, Traditionalist?

We can each be any of these at any given moment. Knowing we have choice is what gives us the power to be different.

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#39 Communities of Earth Protection: embracing the law with Jozette Khimba

What is the first, simplest and most profound change we can make in our lives? Sign up as an Earth Protector – and then encourage your local schools, hospitals, colleges, councils to sign too. Jozette Khimba of the Earth Protector Communities organisation, explores the ways we can have huge impact on our local communities.

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#38 Fractal Flourishing in the Symbiocene: Building an Ecological Civilisation with Jeremy Lent

What are we here for? Where does our heritage step into our potential? How can we build a genuinely ecological civilisation that sees people and communities flourish within the means of the living planet? Jeremy Lent, author of The Patterning Instinct, explores the answers to life’s biggest questions.

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#37 Hearing our Calling – exploring the world of our soul’s true calling with Gill Coombs

How can we shape a world where everyone has found and is following their soul’s calling?

Gill Coombs, author of The Trembling Warrior and Hearing your Calling on ways to discover our soul’s true path

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#36 Daring to be Wild: Mary Reynolds of ‘We Are The Ark’ on ReWilding our lands and lives

How would our world feel if we let ourselves follow our wild dreams and hopes? And how can we reshape the land around us if we let it teach us?

Former garden designer and founder of We are the Ark (Acts of Regenerative Kindness) explores the wild dreaming of the land that brought her to a place where regeneration is the heart of all she does.

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#35 Four steps to transformation – Manda Scott in a podcast Q&A

How can we heal ourselves and the world? So many people ask the question and yet the answers are simple. We know what we need to do, we just don’t know how to do it.

In this race through the grounding of Accidental Gods, podcast host, Manda Scott explores the answers.

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#34 Growing into Relationship with the Earth: Mac Macartney, visionary, leader and teacher offers transformation

If you could transform your life with three questions whose answers would bring you into right relationship with yourself, the Earth and the whole web of consciousness, would you ask them? Even if they took you to the full depths of yourself? In this profoundly moving podcast, Mac Macartney guides us through.

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#33 Feeling for the Edges of Ourselves – talking empowerment, neuroscience and societal change with Adam Hamdy

What links the neuroscience of love, the embracing of failure and the pheromones of trees? Adam Hamdy, novelist, screenwriter and sense-maker in an increasingly non-sensical world shares ways to be the best of ourselves, and help others to reach the same place.

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#32 ReBirthing Civilisation: a Pattern for a new governance with Benjamin Ross of One Nation

How could our entire political system be rewoven so that it met the needs of all humanity – and the More than Human world? How can we step beyond the tribal toxicity that is tearing us apart and find ways to build a future that works? The One Nation Party is a key to a radical new mode of governance. Here, Benjamin Ross describes how it arose, what draw him to it and how it can work to transform the world.

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#31 What humanity wants: stories of radical change with Phoebe Tickell

How can we embody the change we need to see in the world? How can we find the new ways of being before we even have words to describe them? What is Warm Data and how does it help us see the world as it really is? Phoebe Tickell, utopian, sense-maker and facilitator of radical change talks us through answers that will help us to change the world.

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