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Video Archive – ‘Voices for the Earth’

Many of the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders and activists come to teach at Schumacher College.

Where possible we share their inspirational contributions through our series of Earth Talks open to the general public – most of which are filmed so that we can spread the word more widely.

This video archive dates back to 2010 and represents a wealth of insight and information about the pressing issues of the 21st Century, through different voices speaking on behalf of the Earth.

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Earth Talk Video: Matthew Fox - Recovering the Sacredness of the Earth

Matthew Fox talks on the subject of ‘Recovering the Sacredness of the Earth and the Difference it Makes as the Next Stage of Human Evolution’

Earth Talk Video: Fritjof Capra - The Systems View of Life

In this film, Fritjof Capra describes how a new understanding of life in terms of complexity, networks, and patterns of organization, has recently emerged at the forefront of science

Earth Talk Video: I Dare You To Be Great - Polly Higgins

Polly Higgins has opened herself up to daring herself to be great, delving into a deeper personal enquiry. For her, daring to be great is to be in service to something greater than the self. In this video, Polly shares some insights and stories of where her adventure is taking her. Polly Higgins has opened herself up to daring herself to be great, delving into a deeper personal enquiry. For her, daring to be great is to be in service to something greater than the self. In this video, Polly shares some insights and stories of where her adventure is taking her.

Earth Talk Video: The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible - Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is a writer, speaker, and social philosopher. In this video Charles explores why. in the face of grave ecological and social crises, is a spirit of optimism poking through the despair?

Earth Talk: The Quantum Revolution and the Soul of the World - Shantena Sabbadini

In this talk Shantena Sabbadini who previously worked as a theoretical physicist, traces some of the changes in consciousness that have shaped our modern scientific mind.

Earth talk: Science and Spiritual Practices - Dr Rupert Sheldrake

In this Earth Talk, Rupert Sheldrake shows how the “scientific worldview” is moribund; the sciences are being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. But science itself is now transcending the materialist philosophy, and pointing toward a new sense of a living world.

Earth Talk Video: The Moneyless Man meets Fergus the Forager

Mark Boyle, who has lived without money for three years, and Fergus Drennan, who is preparing for a year of 100% wild food, discuss Wild Economics.

Schumacher College Insight: November - December 2013

This is the third of a series of insights into Schumacher College life. This episode, filmed between November-December 2013, is presented by William Thomas, house manager at Schumacher College.

An interview with Martin Shaw

Rachel Fleming interviews Martin Shaw about the newly crafted shepherds hut and his new residency at Schumacher College during 2013-2014

Earth talk: The Intuitive Way of Knowing - A Tribute to Brian Goodwin

To mark the great impact of his work on broadening and deepening the subject of biology, the book The Intuitive Way of Knowing: A Tribute to Brian Goodwin has just been published by Floris Books. This talk sees the launch the book with some of the authors and people who worked with Brian Goodwin.

Adventures in New Economics 11: Julie Richardson, Bringing Gross National Happiness Home

Julie Richardson, senior lecturer in Economics for Transition, shares the vision and practice of Gross National Happiness from her recent visit to Bhutan and asks the question what can we learn from this experiment in the West.

Adventures in New Economics 10: Pat Conaty – Solidarity Co-operatives – a Structure for co-developing Local Economies.

Adventures in New Economics: Solidarity Co-operatives have been developed as a unique multi-stakeholder Co-operative system since the 1980s. They are unique because co-production members include paid workers, volunteers, service users and social investors

Earth Talk: Stories of the Great Turning

This Earth Talk at Schumacher College features contributors to the recently published book, “Stories of the Great Turning” published by the co-operative Vala Publishing. Speakers include Sarah Bird (Vala Publishing), Peter Reason and Melanie Newman (co-editors), Ruth Ben-Tovim (Encounters), Emma Kidd (Schumacher College MSc Holistic Science graduate and founder Emiliano Underwear) and Jane Riddiford (Global Generation, London).

LISTEN: Isabel Carlisle and Carlos Glover - Voices for the Earth: Ecocide

Isabel Carlisle and Carlos Glover discuss their short course with Polly Higgins ‘Voices for the Earth: Ecocide – a Peoples’ Process’.

Earth Talk: Ha Vinh Tho - The Bhutan Experiment

Ha Vinh Tho from the Centre for Gross National Happiness, Bhutan gives a talk about GNH and The Bhutan Experiment at Schumacher College.