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‘The Ground Under Our Feet’ With Eli Pariser
On the strategies we might employ to ground democracy in greater consciousness and empathy
Eli uses media to make what’s important popular, rather than the other way around. Upworthy is a story-driven website focused on magnifying meaningful conversations that encourage positive social change. On today’s episode, Eli and Douglas mine our reality tunnels, looking at how perspective shapes meaning and what strategies we might employ to ground democracy in greater consciousness and empathy.
On the theme of reality, Douglas opens with the viral craze over the “Yanni/Laurel” audio clip. Can we really say that everything is just a matter how you hear it?