A podcast about life, the universe and anthropology produced by David Boarder Giles, Timothy Neale, Cameo Dalley, Mythily Meher and Matt Barlow. Each episode features an anthropologist or two in conversation, discussing anthropology and what it has to tell us in the twenty-first century. This podcast is made in partnership with the American Anthropological Association and with support from the Faculty of Arts & Education at Deakin University.
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In this episode, I struggled to introduce my guest...the best I came up with when I sat with Joey Lundgreen is that he does 'life parkour'. Born into Mormonism and even spending a couple of years doing missionary work in Russia, he left the church after realizing he didn't believe in any of its core dogmas. What ensued was a long list of life-enriching and diverse experiences such as traveling in India, hanging out with homeless people in Colorado, trying psychedelics, and even running a cannabis-friendly-yoga practice. In this intimate and refreshing conversation, Joey opens up about growing up in the Mormon church, the difficult process of leaving, his adventures sleeping under a bridge and befriending homeless people, and his fascination with the book A Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman, sharing some of the wisdom contained in it.