Tangentially Speaking

121 – Murphy Pelot (He’s “about 13 and a half”)

By April 18, 2015September 14th, 2019No Comments

Murphy’s my bud. He’s “about 13 and a half” and has more going on in his head than most people twice his age. If our species has a future worth living, it’ll be because people like Murphy pulled us back from the brink.

Download this episode.

Please consider supporting this podcast.

This Amazon affiliate link kicks a few bucks back my way.


“Storm,” by Brian Aspell.

“Guaranteed,” by Eddie Vedder. Here’s a video of Eddie Vedder performing the song.

“Society,” by Jerry Hannan, performed by Eddie Vedder. Some amazing videos of the song being performed herehere, and here. Purchase the songs or the whole soundtrack to “Into the Wild” on iTunes.

Some links from the conversation (thanks, dkbose):

* 180° South Documentary

* Origins Documentary :

* Babies documentary :

* A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright

* The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway

* A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

* Walden by Henry David Thoreau :

Leave a Reply