We Heal and Avert Disaster by Considering Beauty. Welcoming back Lily Yeh, among my favorite humans, and most inspiring radio guests, that Beauty be honored as the sine qua non of culture. ‘Tis art that weaves relationship into structure, that allows everything replenishing to then fill the community. Lily works with the broken parts of … Continued

Beauty out of Darkness… invoking Akhilandishvara! the goddess of the power that comes from being broken! Caroline welcomes Lily Yeh, author of “Awakening Creativity,” founder of Barefoot Artists whose encouraging work in Rwanda, China, Ecuador, Haiti, Ghana, Kenya, Syria, Italy, North Philadelphia etc. is dedicated to nourishing and animating redemptive beauty from broken lives. barefootartists.org … Continued

*40 minutes because Fund Drive pitching was cut out*   As part of our pre-election juju let’s return to the power of story: Caroline welcomes, from Beirut, master story-teller Rabih Alameddine, author of “The Hakawati” a fantabulously pertinent modern Arabian Nights novel of such power that to read it is to synchronously encounter it in … Continued

Live from DC, Tel Aviv and Capetown to California, and spiralling out into world, fueled by the waxing Full Moon of Pragmatic Mysticism – Caroline welcomes Yehuda Atai, Israeli Peace Activist, Biblical scholar, alchemist, modern computer start-up wizard presenting the One State Solution – the Israeli-Palestinian Democracy! Because this bold imaginative ingenious experiment will require … Continued

*much shortened but mega worthy rousing 18 minutes* The world is a lonelier stage without you but we accept the baton you pass to us to deepen our dedication to fierce no holding back humor in service to democracy: www.thoughttheater.com and to whom this week’s radio show is dedicated. Her last published words: We are … Continued