Quillwood Podcast

QP20: Anthropocentrism: Human Beings as Predators and Parasites, with Layla AbdelRahim

September 25, 2022 Eric Garza Season 1 Episode 20
Quillwood Podcast
QP20: Anthropocentrism: Human Beings as Predators and Parasites, with Layla AbdelRahim
Show Notes

Layla AbdelRahim is an independent scholar who writes about our narrative attachment to predatory and parasitic economic systems. She and Eric talk about colonization and the colonization of our minds, epistemology and the foundation of our narratives, wildness versus domestication, the origins of domesticated and colonized narratives, among other things.

Outline

  • 00:00 - 02:44 — Episode introduction
  • 02:44 - 20:00 — Colonization and the colonization of our minds
  • 20:00 - 24:48 — Epistemology and the foundation of our narratives
  • 24:48 - 34:15 — Wildness and domestication
  • 34:15 - 47:04 — Origins of domesticated, colonized narratives
  • 47:04 - 56:02 — Layla's vision of where things are headed
  • 56:02 - 56:42 — Episode wrap-up

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