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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RECENT EPISODES

#73 ReWorlding: Co-Creating a Politics of Wholeness with Eva Schonveld and Justin Kenrick

How would the world flourish if our politics were based on trust? And how can we make that happen? Eva and Justin are co-creating the ‘ReWorlding’ online conference in late May and we came together to explore how even the making of this has been an exploration of what it is to be human, to trust, to grow and to dare to be different.

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#72 Webs of Connection: Rebuilding soil, talking with bees and the magic of fungi with Navona Gallegos

Regenerative Farming is being widely recognised as one of the best ways to mitigate the climate crisis. But how does it actually work? What can we do with our back gardens, our rooftops, our local verges to make a difference? Navona Gallegos explains the science – and the spirit – of working with the land.

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#71 Swimming in a New Sea: creating a different world of money with Jonathan Dawson of Schumacher College

Imagine a world where money works differently. Where there’s enough for everyone’s needs, not their greed and where we work together for a life we all want. In this week’s podcast, Jonathan Dawson, head of the Regenerative Economics program at Schumacher college explores how.

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#70 Wild Weeds, Living Foods: Katrina Blair of Turtle Lake Refuge on Wild Foraging, Plant Whispering and healing the earth

How would our world be if we based every act on the impact it would have down the generations? What do our children – and their children – need us to do now, to grant them a flourishing future? A simple video asks that question and invites our children to answer. We talk to its makers.

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#69 Honouring the Children: We bequeath them the Earth. What do they need from us in this time of transformation?

How would our world be if we based every act on the impact it would have down the generations? What do our children – and their children – need us to do now, to grant them a flourishing future? A simple video asks that question and invites our children to answer. We talk to its makers.

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#68 Wild Law and Justice in action: Spiritual Activism with Mothiur Rahman, founder of New Economy Law and XR Muslims

Why does the law not protect us? Why does our government not strive every sinew to keep us safe at all levels? What would it look like if the law did protect, care for and sustain common people? Answers on this, and the depths of life from Mothiur Rathman, founder of XR Muslims and New Economy Law.

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#67 ReWilding the Forests of Life: Alan Watson Featherstone, Trees for Life and moving forward

How does it feel to commit – completely, without reservation – to the flow of life? Where do we find the courage and resilience to take the first steps on the path? And how does the world – that same flow of life – support us when we have done so? Part 2 with Alan Watson Featherstone.

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#66  Seeds of Change: Growing a different Future with Alan Watson Featherstone

Imagine a world where we find our life’s purpose – and have the courage to follow it. Alan Watson Featherstone listened to the prompting of his heart and set up Trees for Life to ReWild the Great Caledonian Forest in Scotland. Three decades on, there are beavers in the forests and thousands of acres alive with new growth. In this first of two podcasts, he describes his journey to Findhorn.

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#65 Parents for A Future: Creating a world we’re proud to bequeath to future generations with Rupert Read

Suppose we all made this year the one where we choose to make a difference? We could take a sabbatical and join in the actions around COP26. Or we could go to work and do whatever it takes to make our business regenerative. Or we could join Parents For Future and build a world that we are proud to leave to our children. Rupert Read on his new book: Parents for a Future and how now is the time to act.

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#64 Meeting our needs, healing the earth: Donnie Maclurcan of the post growth institute

Suppose we already have all the answers to the crises that assail us? Suppose countless people, companies, non-profit organisations and local community groups were already working to change the way things work? And suppose we could knit these together into a movement for change? Donne Maclurcan of the Post Growth Institute explores the ways we can find a generative future.

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#63 Breaking the Austerity Myth: The system is broken but we can mend it – with richard murphy

Imagine a world where we didn’t always feel as if money was tight. Imagine an economy that works for the health and welfare of people and planet rather than all of us working for the health of the economy. Richard Murphy describes where money comes from and how we could use it differently.

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#62 The Town that shaped its world: Pam Barrett on FlatPack/DIY Democracy and taking charge of politics

National politics is in a state of chaos but local governance can be a place of enlivening, inspiring, radical change. Pam Barrett speaks of her work to change the nature of her local town council – what she achieved – and how we can do the same.

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#61 The Subtle Shaman: Chris Taylor and the Tao of R-evolution 

How does it feel to know we’re really living our purpose? What’s the felt sense inside that tells us to keep going in a particular direction? Or to stop? Radical evolutionary, Chris Taylor explores the pathways to right being that will let us transform what it is to be human.

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