A Thinker's Guide To…
The Apocalypse: The Waiting
I've been thinking about how to avoid Hell for over 30 years now. I have this painful memory when I first discovered the idea of Hell that still tears me apart.
You and I, we find a multitude of ways to avoid our memories. We speed through life, and focus on everything but our pain. Even when we sink into our memories, we have an interesting way of rewriting them. Anything to obscure both the ordinary and the horrific.
When life comes to a standstill, and we're forced to slow down, our memories come to the surface. So today, in our fourth episode, we're paying attention to what happens when survival demands stillness; when our fears begin to make themselves known.
We're talking about the painful memories. After much debate, I've mustered the courage to allow myself to be very vulnerable with you and share the edges of my own trauma.
Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
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A Thinker’s Guide To… is a podcast for thoughtful, curious observers, who have been collecting systems of meaning for years in a never-ending quest to understand what goes on in your inner world. You feel compelled to not only see what’s in your heart, but to savor the depth and complexity of your life.
I get it. Like you, I’m an endlessly curious soul who delights in thinking about things in unusual ways and asking questions that get under your skin. This is a space for us to discover the profound in the profane.
Join me each week as we tell stories and dig deep to extract their meaning, leaving you with key questions to ponder. Think of each episode as an existential sermon specifically designed for the secular thinkers. Together, we’ll think deeply so we can act boldly in a world undergoing profound transformation.