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121 - Murphy Pelot (He's "about 13 and a half.")

Old soul...

Old soul...

Some links from the conversation (thanks, dkbose):

* 180° South Documentary
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt14...

* Origins Documentary : 
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com...

* Babies documentary : 
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt10...

* A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright
https://www.goodreads.com/book...

* The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway
https://www.goodreads.com/book...

* A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
https://www.goodreads.com/book...

* Walden by Henry David Thoreau : 
https://www.goodreads.com/book...

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.

Music:

"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 here, here, and here. Purchase the songs or the whole soundtrack to "Into the Wild" on iTunes.