Dec 12, 2021 • 1HR 6M

Breaking Open the Occult, Conspiracy, and 2012 w/ Daniel Pinchbeck

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Re-sharing a conversation we did with Daniel Pinchbeck, for the new feed!

I found Pinchbeck’s 2006 book 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl highly influential when I read it in 2015, for the most part a sober and strange accounting of the crack-up of materialist reality we’re all living. Fifteen years after the book was published, I’d say that much of Pinchbeck’s conception of the moment we are living through is vindicated. 

About a year ago, we had a fascinating conversation about materialism, consciousness, and the blurry line between the mythic and the real. Enjoyable talk: check it out.

Also: Pinchbeck posts regular essays on Substack, and just shared a free chapter from 2012 in audiobook form. Check that out here.