In today’s “Show About Everything,” (which is a walk on the weird sci-fi wild side that isn’t a part of her normal schema at all), Chryssy provides her own version of evolutionary theory based on nothing more than what she dreams up when she observes the world.
We have a really robust discussion about FEAR this episode, and all the ways it gets in our way and keeps us from following our hearts.
All that mush aside, we get down with the doomsday clock and some “live forever” theorizing. Prepare for your mind to be stretched and twisted and blown. Or maybe just prepare to laugh at the nonsensical nature of a few of the things that made the rounds in Chryssy’s brain this week.
There’s a couple reminders to take care of yourself and a gentle nudge (mostly for Chryssy) that you can’t just SAY you engage in healthy practices, you actually have to engage in those things.
We suggest you read and watch some kid stuff – The Magic School Bus is on Netflix these days and Amazon will yield you a copy of “If You Give a Mouse A Cookie.” They’ve also got some great anthologies of Charles Schultz’s Class Peanuts comics. While you putting anthologies in your shopping cart, add something by Mary Oliver. Since it’s a shopping spree, pick up Paolo Coelho’s “The Pilgrimage,” and if you want some extra fantasy (Wait?, Or is he serious?), grab “The Alchemist,” as well. May as well round out this binge with some old episodes of Seinfeld, too.
Learn more about today’s topics here:
https://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/133.html (Mary Oliver, The Summer Day)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/01/23/doomsday-clock/ (Doomsday Clock, 100 seconds to midnight)
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nextbigfuture.com/2019/06/the-universe-is-14-billion-years-old-but-visible-universe-is-92-billion-light-years-wide.html%3famp (How Old Is The Universe?)
Also highly recommended, a (Chryssy’s Cursory) Google search on “human evolution” and then one more on “living forever”. Have fun down the rabbit hole, kids!