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Milkweed Messenger
The Joys and Angst of Star Dust
: Richard Dawkins, Carl Sagan, Connie Barlow, William Kotke and others
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Aug. 20, 2012, 8 a.m.
With the song of Jupiter in the background we hear Descartes famous statement concerning the thought of I as singular and being of mind only. This the famous split in rational western thought, which is at the root of much that is unharmonious in the world today. Then priests of science begin to see the connections of the web yet worry about missing galactic conversation while deaf to the intelligence in life all around them while a god is confronted and musicians offer footnotes throughout.
see program notes
Commentary by:
Our Place in the Cosmos from the Symphony of Science series
God Is a Cosmic Terrorist by Mathew Dowd from his Idolatry of the Written Word
The Ruling Elites by William Kotke
The Unbroken Thread from the Symphony of Science series

Music (complete or excerpts):
Mandala by David Parsons
In the Beginning by Connie Barlow
War Pigs cover by Hellsongs
Holy Wars by David Pendragon
Its Alright Ma by the Duhks
Foolish Dreams and Dark Desires by Rob Lutes & Chris Issac
Welcome to the Cruel World by Ben Harper
Big Bang to Entropy by Rob Bryanton – sung by Ron Scott
No Compromise by Daryl Chernney

FX or short supportive segments:
NASA-Voyager audio recording of the sounds of Jupiter
I Think Therefore I Am by the Moody Blues from the song In the Beginning
I Am He As You Are He etc, etc. by the Beatles from the song I Am the Walrus

URLs of note:
NASA sounds of Jupiter -
Symphony of Science series -
Connie Barlow & David Pendragon

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