Episode 57. What is the Interrelationship of Covid-19, Climate Change and Our Denial of Death?
Who wants to talk about death? Apparently no one in Western society! The Covid-19 pandemic threatens our very way of life, and is forcing us to face our own mortality in a way that we don’t usually need to. How does our unwillingness to talk about the unavoidable fact of death affect our response to the pandemic? Does this refusal keep us from addressing the climate catastrophe that scientists are warning us about?
Recurring Segments Include:
- Good news stories
- One action tip to for you to create change
- A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm(er) in the face of climate overwhelm
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Himalayan mountains visible from a distance :
Book: On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families, Elizabeth Kubler Ross
Music: Jon Brooks, When We Go
Quote: The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear~Rumi
Video: Financial Times interviews Emmanuel Macron
Sanity Tip #1: Watch Macron Video (above)
Sanity Tip #4: Connect with Nature.