Episode 69: Daniel Firth Griffith in The Conversationalist Webinar Series.

In this episode, Brandon talks with Daniel Firth Griffith of the Robinia Institute in The Conversationalist Webinar Series. The topics discussed range from descaling agriculture to Aristotle. 

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Show Notes:

  • Our move to Oklahoma, 1:39
  • Intro to The Conversationalist Webinar Series, 7:07                 
  • Pursuing a philosophical goal, 12:09
  • Regionally specific habits, 23:17
  • The PNW has no ham curing traditions, 25:56
  • Descaling agriculture, 29:55
  • The high demand for butchery in every state, 38:10
  • Transparency of slaughter, 43:10
  • What does it mean to be a good slaughterman, 47:18
  • Liberating the harvest, 55:23
  • Descaling all the way back to the family farm, 57:07
  • Carry all the responsibility yourself vs. dependence, 1:00:00
  • Where can people learn more about harvesting livestock, 1:03:18
  • Yearn for tradition in building, etc, 1:06:28
  • Forming dependence, 1:15:08

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“An agriculture using nature…as its measure would approach the world in the manner of a conversationalist. It would not impose its vision and its demands upon a world that it conceives of as a stockpile of raw materials. …Now we must think of marriage.”