https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/s2-ep3-hope-questioning-and-getting-lost-with/id1519965068?i=1000519932046

  • white modernity names a place, makes us fully in-place or categorized by insisting on the agency of the individual, when you name forcefully our relationships w each other and the environment is lost
    • we are obsessed with highways but we need the cracks—that is where the moss grows.
    • when a yerba shaman notices that health is entangled w sickness, he cuts body open
    • we need to get lost to find a diff way, we are living in incarceration of a single way
    • we need seams
  • “post-activism”
    • we cannot solve the world sitting outside of it
    • who is doing the doing “who is the activist” what does agency mean
    • figure of cracks and fault lines and fissures. post disaster spirituality
    • communities of fate
    • “we learn how to stay with the trouble”
  • what is power?
    • modernity: my ability to name things
    • yerba: the excess of spilling away, something escaping its container
    • yet to come, entangled and emboided, diffractive, entangled w mushrooms and rhizomatic processes
  • “the end of hope”
    • rupture not rapture
    • hope is western colonial concept of unending progress, terrestrial present
    • the end of hope as the crack, the fissure. hopelessness - theres promise and power there. a queer kind of continuity that you found in nothing.
      • some of the ways we perform hope is to tether ourselves to massive institutions “we will arrive some day”
    • a queering of the binary between these two