Illusions, Bankruptcy, Reality

The People's Countryside Environmental Debate Podcast

21-11-2023 • 16 mins

Join co-hosts Stuart 'The Wildman' Mabbutt and William Mankelow as they delve into a fascinating question, posed by our listener Alivia, from Ridgway, Illinois, USA. Alivia challenges us to consider whether the world is but an illusion, financially bankrupt, and propped up by artificial structures.

Alivia's question: “The world is largely an illusion and bankrupt, because it spends more money than ever exists at any given moment in time. With that knowledge, when one looks at any high street and its parade of shops, it's all artificially propped up. With that knowledge, insurance seems pointless and we’re insuring something that's already dead. Just because a shop's open, it really doesn’t mean it's a viable business. With that knowledge, what do you guys think about the world we live in?”

As Stuart and William unpack Alivia's question, they explore the complexities of the modern economic landscape, the sustainability of businesses, and the perceived illusions that shape our world. Drawing from their unique perspectives, the co-hosts engage in a candid conversation, that challenges conventional wisdom.

What do you make of this discussion? Do you have a question that you'd like us to discuss? Let us know by sending an email to ⁠thepeoplescountryside@gmail.com

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This podcast's overall themes are nature, philosophy, climate, the human condition, sustainability, and social justice.

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