Episode 98: Healing, Cooperation, and Critiquing the Anthropocene, with Charis Boke

Charis BokeCharis Boke is an herbalist, educator, community organizer and an anthropologist completing her PhD in Cultural Anthropology at Cornell University. She is also a Buddhist practitioner whose attention to the world is shaped by the transformative and the inexplicable. In this episode she and Eric talk about what it means to be a scholar practitioner, objectivity and bias, different levels of healing, moving away from thinking about the past as a model for a more desirable future, critiques of the Anthropocene, and how competitiveness handicaps us when we need to build cooperative relationships with others, among other things.