Jonathan Rowson & Jim continue their conversation by exploring Jonathan’s recent essay, Tasting the Pickle: Ten flavours of meta-crisis and the appetite for a new civilization…
Jonathan Rowson & Jim continue their conversation by exploring Jonathan’s recent essay, Tasting the Pickle: Ten flavours of meta-crisis and the appetite for a new civilization. They cover contextualizing our entangled meta-crisis, finding better language, limits of intellect & usefulness of felt experience in sensemaking (tasting the pickle), dividing vs distinguishing, mapping the pickle, saving humanity & spreading life, the “is it too late” question & our collective action problem, hidden aspects of the pickle, unifying vs pluralistic views, spiritual bypassing, metaphysical speculation, defining “meta”, 10 flavors of the pickle, and more.
- Episode Transcript
- Jonathan’s Website
- JRS: EP127 Jonathan Rowson on The Moves That Matter
- Dr. Iain McGilchrist
- Jim’s article, In Search of the 5th Attractor
Jonathan Rowson is co-founder and director of the research institute Perspectiva based in London. He is also the former director of the Social Brain Centre at the Royal Society of Arts and is a chess grandmaster and three-time British Chess Champion. His books include The Seven Deadly Chess Sins, Chess for Zebras, Spiritualize: Cultivating Spiritual Sensibility to Address 21st Century Challenges, and, The Moves That Matter: A Chess Grandmaster on the Game of Life.