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Welcome to Accidental Gods –  the podcast where we believe that another world is still possible, and that together, we can create a future we’d be proud to leave to the generations that come after us.

Our aim is to provide the tools we could ever need to understand the potential of this moment – and ourselves within it.

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, in all our diversity, we can choose a different future.

We’re giving voice to those at the leading edge of change so that we can all learn new ways to be, to live, to create community and to co-create world where people and planet flourish and we live as integral threads in the web of life.

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#222  Dung Beetles, People and helping the Keystone Species with Claire Whittle, the Regenerative Vet

A moving and deeply authentic conversation with the Regenerative Vet about her journey from traditional large animal vet to advocate for the human capacity to engage with the natural world, for our ability to become a positive keystone species and for farming to become a lower stressed, lower input, far more wholistic experience than it generally is.

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#221  End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken and How we Fix it, with James Plunkett 

This week, I spoke with James Plunkett, a man who has spent his career at the intersection of policy and social change. From the halls of Number Ten to the charity sector’s front lines, James’s unique perspective has birthed  a book that critically examines our societal faults and offers tangible fixes.

Together, we dissect our societal challenges, from outdated institutions to the technology of gods, and discuss structured ways to mend a fractured system.

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#220 Growing a Public Chorus for Change: reshaping democracy with Alex Lockwood of the Humanity Project

Democracy is broken. We keep electing the people least suited to governance when what we need is a way to empower those with the most wisdom and bring wisdom to those with power. So what can we do? The Humanity Project is exploring exciting, living, vibrant answers, right at the emergent edge of inter-becoming.

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#219  Dancing with the god within: Finding the Sovereign Feminine with Maggie Ostara

How does each of us find our sovereignty, our sense of what it is to have agency and be alive in the world, and align this with the part in all of us that is anchored in compassion, connection and empathy? How, in short, do we encounter and encourage our own sovereign feminine?

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#218  On Nature, Culture and The Sacred with Elder and Visionary, Nina Simons

How do we renew our relationships with ourselves – our bodies, our minds, our hearts – that will allow us to connect with the web of life in ways that are generative at all levels?

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#217  Gathering the Memes of Production: Building Co-ordi-Nations with Josh Davila of Blockchain Socialist podcast

What happens with communities of passion and purpose come together across long distances and create new entities beyond the boundaries of nation states? Coordi-Nations are a new idea for our times, to wash away the old war-bound structures.

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#216 Let’s get rid of Money and start afresh! Dismantling the Super-Organism with Diana Finch

If Money is commodified grief, and fiat currencies are imposed by implicit violence, how can we create forms of value exchange that are healing and regenerative and that form part of the solution?

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#215  The Promethian Project: Building a Radical Tomorrow with Dr Simon Michaux (in two parts)

If we’re to survive the looming tipping points, we have to bring regenerative thinking together with material reality – so what do the cities of the future look like and how do they work?

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#214  Plant Teacher Medicine: learning from the Elder Plants with Dr Simon Ruffell

Bridging the world between modern medical science and ancient plant teachings to bring us into contact with plant elders in a grounded and authentic way.

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#Bonus:  Meditation for the Winter solstice of 2023 with Manda Scott

Here is a meditation for the longest night – a time of rest, renewal and regeneration.

This version is the shortest and comes with music in the background. If you’d prefer longer versions with or without music, you can find them on the episode page link below.

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#213  Solstice Dreaming: 3 podcasters gather round the Dark-Nights fire: Della Duncan, Nathalie Nahai and Manda Scott

This is the fourth year of our now-traditional Winter Solstice podcast get-together in which Nathalie Nahai, Della Duncan and I sit around our virtual dark-nights fire to reflect on the podcasting year just gone and explore what has changed for us since the last time the seeds of new beginnings were grounded in the heart of what has passed.

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#212  Bright Fires, Dark Nights: Connecting deeply and building tribe as we head to the Solstice with Angharad Wynne

Heading into the dark nights of the solstice, we explore the ways we can reconnect with ourselves, each other and the land. How do we shift from a Trauma Culture to an Initiation Culture at scale?

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#210  Cars of the future (NOT EVs!) – Transforming transport and business with Hugo Spowers of Riversimple Movement

We are so used to moving around. How will we manage our personal transport when our fossil fuel addiction ends? One company is addressing personal transportation AND creating a genuinely transformative model for a whole different way of doing Business.

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