C-Realm

562: Broken Monogamy

What happens to a society with a surplus of young men who are convinced that they have no hope of ever finding a wife and starting a family? It ain't pretty. KMO talks with First, the author of Black Pill Documentary – Online Dating 2020 and Beyond: An Exercise in Futility.

561: The Future of Privacy and the Internet of Shit

There. Fixed it.

KMO speaks with Matthijs Pontier, a privacy advocate, AI researcher and politician in The Netherlands. The conversation starts with a focus on the Pirate Party and then moves through a discussion of the COVID-19 response measures, through surveillance capitalism and finally ends on a brief discussion on artificial intelligence.

560: Brazilian Agroforestry

KMO talks with Danny Nemu about his efforts with an organization called RAIN, which stands for Regenerative Agroforestry Impact Network. They work to restore Brazilian landscapes which have been compromised by slash and burn methods which turn rain forest into short-lived agricultural patches which are soon depleted.

559: A Cute Hoor

Bernie, if you're going to play, play to win.

KMO welcomes the Angry Animator, Dermot O'Connor, and Bob Brown, technologist and permaculturalist back to the C-Realm to follow up on KMO's recent conversation with Justin Ritchie about the documentary film, Planet of the Humans. Both Bob and Dermot agree that criticisms of the film have focused on trivial details and ignored the point that windmills and solar panels cannot power industrial civilization at our current level of consumption.

558: Sino-Sustainability

KMO talks with Eric Boyd about China's performance during the the Covid-19 crisis as well as the long-term prospects for a CCP-controlled China in the near and intermediate-term future. Grist for the conversation mill came from Peter Zeihan's series of newsletter series, A Failure of Global Leadership.