It's not often that one gets to write a blog post referencing the work of Roland Barthes but it was exactly the difference between s and z that served as the title of his famous work that provided a shortcut to an accidental discovery.
The project has started apace. As usual at the start of a project a lot of thing need to get taken care of. I started with these:
- Review all materials that were generated as part of the project preparation (goals, objectives, deliverables)
- Collect all the contacts of people who might be important to talk to
- Collect as many materials and links as possible for a preliminary round of readings
This is an audio of an interview I and Stash Kirkbride did today on Future Radio 96.9FM in Norwich with the philosopher and Norwich city councilor for the Green Party Rupert Read about his new book Philosophy for life. It will also appear on Future Radio's podcast list. It was a part of the Community Chest programme usually hosted by Tim MacWilliam. Aside from being embedded below via DivShare, it is also available for download on Archive.org. See more of Rupert Read's thoughts on his blog at http://rupertsread.blogspot.com.
Here's a You Tube version of my People's Playlist that was broadcast on Future Radio 96.9 FM in Norwich on Sunday 23 Sept, 2-3pm. On each page, I put a few YouTube clips of either the song itself or some songs similar or otherwise related to it. On some pages, I put additional material that simply didn't fit in the programme. Like this beautiful bass solo by Victor Wooten: