Future Sense

Future Sense

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Fresh deep analysis of global trends and emerging…


The Mirror Effect - Part 2
Dec 11 • 40 min
We live in a reflexive universe where our state of being determines our experience. Problem solving must begin within.
The Mirror Effect - Part 1
Dec 11 • 29 min
Humanity is behaving like a young cat seeing itself in the mirror for the first time, generating fear, rejection and aggression.
Words versus Actions - Part 2
Dec 3 • 40 min
Blind belief for the sake of peer acceptance is creating a perfect storm that will blow human minds into second tier consciousness.
Words versus Actions - Part 1
Dec 3 • 30 min
Actions speak louder than words during this time of fake news and censorship. How did we get here?
Loneliness and Our Need to Reconnect
Nov 26 • 38 min
The scientific-industrial era has narrowed our focus and deepened our knowledge, at the expense of family, community and our connection with nature.
Yin-Yang Dynamics in Value Systems
Nov 26 • 33 min
How alternating left brain and right brain dominance impacts human behaviour and transitions between value systems.
Warning Signs for 2020
Nov 20 • 43 min
Will Deutsche Bank crash the global economy? Continuing weather extremes and crop losses, plus more civil unrest.
Present and Future Leadership - Part 2
Nov 12 • 33 min
How leadership is changing and the promises of second tier consciousness.
Present and Future Leadership - Part 1
Nov 12 • 35 min
Challenges associated with current western political leadership during our regressive values search.
Problem Solving in the Second Tier of Consciousness
Nov 4 • 30 min
How our problem solving strategy changes radically at Layer 7, as fear, rejection and compulsive behaviours fall away.
Problem Solving in the First Tier of Consciousness
Nov 4 • 46 min
Things that shape our problem solving strategies in the first six value systems.
Evolving our Approach to Change - Part 2
Oct 28 • 35 min
Hacking change through pattern recognition and the bioscience of love and gratitude.
Evolving our Approach to Change - Part 1
Oct 28 • 35 min
Moving beyond the fear of change. Understanding the change rollercoaster and associated emotional experiences, as a terrain map.
The Underground - Part 2
Oct 21 • 36 min
The influence of countercultures from the 1940s to the present day.
The Underground - Part 1
Oct 21 • 27 min
Underground counterculture and its historical influence on paradigm shifts through to the scientific and industrial revolutions.
State of the Shift October 2019 - Part 2
Oct 14 • 42 min
Nyck and Steve discuss current affairs and indicators that we need to prepare for what’s coming.
State of the Shift October 2019 - Part 1
Oct 14 • 33 min
Are we there yet? We take a big picture look at the progress of the global paradigm shift.
Our Oldest Value Systems - Part 2
Oct 8 • 43 min
Despite our ongoing evolution, our most basic value systems continue to play a significant role in our personal lives and world affairs.
Our Oldest Value Systems - Part 1
Oct 8 • 31 min
Survival needs, tribal bonds and power struggles reflect the oldest human value systems in existence and remain very influential.
The 6 Deep Strata Concept - Part 2
Oct 1 • 45 min
Continued exploration of our subconscious drivers in first and second tier consciousness.
The 6 Deep Strata Concept - Part 1
Oct 1 • 32 min
Our way of being is a dance between life conditions and the adaptive nature of consciousness, founded upon an evolutionary impulse and ultimately shaping our surface level behaviours.
Challenges Ahead - Part 2
Sep 24 • 28 min
How can we prepare? Embracing Layer 6 as a stepping stone to quantum consciousness.
Challenges Ahead - Part 1
Sep 24 • 41 min
Disruptive changes coming over the next decade.
Growing Into Flow
Sep 10 • 27 min
Moving beyond the rational mind into flow states, extreme performance and next level magic. Recorded on 9th September, 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
The Play of Opposites
Sep 10 • 37 min
The natural flow and dynamic interplay of opposite energies (Yin and Yang) in life. Recorded on 9th September, 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Fear and Climate Change
Sep 5 • 36 min
We discuss a new scientific analysis that paints a different picture than the fear based global warming story. Recorded on 02 September 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Understanding Fear
Sep 5 • 37 min
Feeling fear is a normal part of human nature. It can be a life saving alert system and can also be overwhelming if we don’t understand how to respond. Recorded on 02 September 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Polarisation and Revolution - Part 2
Aug 28 • 39 min
How we might use an understanding of change patterns to navigate polarisation and revolution successfully, while building what’s next for humanity. Recorded on 26 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Polarisation and Revolution - Part 1
Aug 28 • 31 min
Polarisation and Revolution are common stepping stones during transformational change. They occur at both a personal and global scale. Recorded on 26 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Emerging Values and the Wisdom of Crowds
Aug 21 • 36 min
Our changing values and using pattern recognition to make sense of the change process. A second tier perspective on the wisdom of crowds. Recorded on 19 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia
Communal Emergence
Aug 21 • 34 min
A big picture summary of the alternating I/ME/MINE and WE/US/OUR themed paradigms leading up to the present day shift.
 Recorded on 19 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Down the DMT Rabbit Hole with Mitch Schultz - Part 2
Aug 13 • 41 min
New production plans including a sequel to The Spirit Molecule plus a Future Sense documentary series. We also discuss the Australian premier of From Shock to Awe. Recorded on 12 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Down the DMT Rabbit Hole with Mitch Schultz - Part 1
Aug 13 • 36 min
The making and global impact of DMT: The Spirit Molecule, plus Mitch’s view of current affairs in the USA. Recorded on 12 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
The Confidence Crisis - Part 2
Aug 6 • 39 min
Multiple sources are indicating global economic disruption around January 2020 and potential unrest in November 2020 associated with the US elections. Recorded on 05 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
The Confidence Crisis - Part 1
Aug 6 • 32 min
A crisis of public confidence in our leaders and social institutions is building and likely to flare up in 2020. Recorded on 05 August 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Health, Wellbeing and Consciousness - Part 2
Jul 30 • 43 min
The future of health and wellbeing with Dr Steven Booth and Ashoka Houlahan, founder of Quantum Uplift. Recorded on 29 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Health, Wellbeing and Consciousness - Part 1
Jul 30 • 33 min
Discussing health and wellbeing in the context of the consciousness shift, with special guests Dr Steven Booth and Ashoka Houlahan, founder of Quantum Uplift. Recorded on 29 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Unpacking the real in a world of fake news - Part 2
Jul 24 • 36 min
Diving deeper into the communication strategies used by modern institutions to hang onto power. Recorded on 22 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Unpacking the real in a world of fake news - Part 1
Jul 24 • 40 min
Using language analysis to identify which layer of consciousness crafted a message. Recorded on 22 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Pattern Recognition - Part 2
Jul 19 • 45 min
Using pattern recognition to identify the different layers of the first tier of human consciousness. Recorded on 15 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Pattern Recognition - Part 1
Jul 19 • 25 min
A look at the patterns in human nature and how our capacity for pattern recognition changes as we grow as individuals and evolve as a species. Recorded on 15 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Evolving Concepts of Time and Space - Part 2
Jul 10 • 50 min
Part 2 discusses the evolution of our concept of spacetime from the beginning of the modern era to the present day. Recorded on 08 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Evolving Concepts of Time and Space - Part 1
Jul 10 • 25 min
Our concept of spacetime is central to our experience of reality. Part 1 discusses its evolution from the stone age to the agricultural era. Recorded on 08 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Spirals, Spin and Heart Centres - Part 2
Jul 3 • 36 min
The reconfiguration of our personal energy field as we transition into the multidimensional Second Tier of consciousness. Recorded on 01 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Spirals, Spin and Heart Centres - Part 1
Jul 3 • 41 min
Spiral motion and spin as they relate to patterns of human consciousness and our personal electromagnetic heart field. Recorded on 01 July 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Personal and Global Grief with Special Guest Ivory Root - Part 2
Jun 25 • 39 min
Continuing the conversation on personal and global grief, Ivory talks about ‘grief as praise’, based on the work of teacher and author Martin Prechtel. Recorded on 24 June 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Personal and Global Grief with Special Guest Ivory Root - Part 1
Jun 25 • 34 min
We carry generational and personal grief as well as grief for the world we’re leaving behind. How do we evolve our relationship with grief? Our guest Ivory Root is a Hospice Grief Counsellor and Death Doula from Texas, USA. Recorded on 24 June 2019 at…
Signs of Progress Part 2
Jun 19 • 45 min
Humanity is changing for the better and here are some real world examples. Recorded on 17 June 2019 at Byron Bay Australia.
Signs of Progress Part 1
Jun 19 • 32 min
These emerging global trends are indicators of next level human values. Recorded on 17 June at Byron bay, Australia.
Six Conditions Required for Transformational Change
Jun 13 • 44 min
Knowing when change is possible. These six conditions are essential information for change agents, drawn from the research of Dr Clare W Graves. Recorded on 10 June 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Why is Change So Difficult?
Jun 13 • 43 min
We discuss triggers and obstacles to change including dissonance, insights and barriers, then look at examples from current affairs. Recorded on 10 June 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
5G Networks
Jun 9 • 29 min
As the rollout of 5G Networks begins, how much do we know about the technology and any problems it might create? Recorded on 03 June 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia
Coded for Collapse
Jun 9 • 54 min
The scientific-industrial paradigm is coded for collapse. Here are the key behavioural drivers which are also signposts for what needs to change. Recorded on 03 June 2019 at Byron Bay, Australia.
Extra Sensory Perception is on the Rise
May 29 • 39 min
Human evolution continues to expand our sensory perception, bringing increasing empathy and precognition. By sharing our personal discoveries and new experiences, we can help each other grow. Recorded on 27 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Food Supply Disruption
May 29 • 42 min
Heavy snowfalls last winter and subsequent meltwater floods and rainstorms have destroyed crops and delayed planting in the northern hemisphere, disrupting global food supplies. Recorded on 27 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Did humans break the planet?
May 20 • 50 min
How anthropocentric bias is impacting our perspective on local and global challenges. We discuss keys to unlock more effective change through a deeper understanding of change dynamics and human nature. Recorded on 20 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Australian election results
May 20 • 38 min
A review of the right wing swing in the Australian federal election, as evidence of a regressive values search. Recorded on 20 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Leadership change and crazy climate ideas
May 16 • 60 min
Special guest Ross Hill joins this discussion on changes to organisational structure and leadership, corporate capture and politics, plus some crazy climate ideas. Recorded on 13 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Personal and Planetary Health with Dr Steven Booth
May 6 • 83 min
Fractal patterns of change that indicate our state of health and pathways to personal and planetary healing. Recorded on 6 May 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Steve McDonald on Closure Optional
Apr 29 • 93 min
Lorna Bremner interviews Steve about his experience living with PTSD as an Australian military veteran. They discuss the traditional medical system, and his journey learning about psychedelic medicine and altered states of consciousness. Of course there…
Second Tier Part Two
Apr 23 • 54 min
We go broader (in all directions!) on the emergence of the Second Tier values identified by Clare W Graves. This continues from our Feb 2019 episode on Second Tier Consciousness. Recorded on 22 April 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Early Stage Rebellion
Apr 23 • 39 min
The Extinction Rebellion movement and protests that have occurred this week are explored in depth as an illustration of both the collapse of an old system and the emergence of new models with more capacity than ever before. Recorded on 22 April 2019 in…
Collapse of Confidence in Government
Apr 16 • 87 min
Economic warfare to civil unrest, we discuss some symptoms to keep an eye on as underlying government structures are shifting. Steve also shares a timeline of what to expect in the decade ahead. Recorded on 15 April 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia. A new way…
Paleontology and the Future with Michael Garfield
Apr 9 • 69 min
What can we learn from long term evolutionary perspectives and repositioning ourselves as not separate from but embedded in the Cosmos? With special guest Futurist and Paleontologist Michael Garfield, Communications Strategist at the Santa Fe Institute.…
Secrets and Success
Apr 2 • 84 min
The collapse of confidence in government as hidden agendas are revealed and the old paradigm desperately tries to hang on in the face of change. Recorded on 1 April 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia. A new way of being human is emerging.
Medical Cannabis
Mar 27 • 80 min
With special guest Dr Steven Booth we discuss advanced scientific perspectives showing up in the medical cannabis world which mirror the Layer 6 postmodern, network-centric shifts in human consciousness. Recorded on 25 March 2019 in Byron Bay, Australia.…
Emotions of change
Mar 18 • 75 min
Drawing on the research of Dr Elisabeth Kübler-Ross we discuss the sequence of emotional states normally encountered during major or transformational change and we offer some strategies for coping during the change process. FutureSense is broadcast on…
Cannabis and Social Change
Mar 12 • 72 min
Cannabis and change seem to go together, from the 1930s jazz scene to the ‘67 Summer of Love and the current wave sweeping the world. We interview medical cannabis campaigner Lucy Haslam and talk about changing attitudes towards cannabis since the 1800s.…
Change and Conflict
Mar 4 • 83 min
Steve and Nyck discuss the motivations to fight, through the lens of Clare W Graves’ research. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes and futurist Steve McDonald, with fresh deep analysis of global trends and…
The Emerging Paradigm
Feb 26 • 78 min
The trajectory and themes of global and personal change as we navigate regression, reorganisation and the emergence of a new way of being human. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes and futurist Steve McDonald,…
Second Tier Consciousness
Feb 18 • 77 min
Factors driving our transition into Second Tier Consciousness and the characteristics of the 7th layer or stage, known as Systemic or Integral. Also a report on the launch of Mind Medicine Australia. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday…
Late Stage Capitalism and Beyond
Feb 11 • 83 min
An in depth look at late stage capitalism and its imposing impact on our social systems and our personal lives. What does the next decade hold as we move beyond our current systems to a new way of being human? FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every…
Hidden Drivers in Complex Systems
Feb 4 • 77 min
An in-depth look the hidden drivers of human behaviour and solar dynamics. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes and futurist Steve McDonald, with fresh deep analysis of global trends and emerging technologies…
Future Humans with Dr Steven Booth
Jan 30 • 77 min
Our sensory awareness is expanding as our subtle energy fields become more complex. Steve McDonald and Dr Stephen Booth discuss their journey through Chinese medicine and martial arts to new understandings of human nature. FutureSense is broadcast on…
Inner Space, Outer Space and Network Thinking
Jan 21 • 79 min
We discuss the emergence of Australian psychedelic research, possible evidence of extra-terrestrial life and how network-centric thinking is changing human perspectives. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes and…
Changing Climate and Changing Consciousness
Jan 16 • 65 min
Examining the evidence for global cooling and exploring how our changing consciousness is diluting the scientific method. FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes and futurist Steve McDonald, with fresh deep…
Drivers of change and anthropocentric science
Jan 9 • 86 min
The evolutionary tensions that arise during each layer of consciousness, triggering a phase shift to the next sequential layer. Plus a closer look at the global shift beyond the modern mindset and how it is changing science. FutureSense is broadcast on…
Signs of Progress
Jan 6 • 63 min
Today we reflect on the multitude of positive developments that have happened through this year. There is plenty of good news when we take a moment to notice it. Happy year! FutureSense is broadcast on BayFM.org every Monday morning, hosted by Nyck Jeanes…
The gap between old and new perspectives and values
Dec 27, 2018 • 71 min
Our values system is a bit like a computer program. We have an operating system that gets installed at a particular point, and we run according to that code until it doesn’t work anymore. And then we usually keep running it just to see if it might start…
Evolutionary tension: New problems, old thinking
Dec 27, 2018 • 66 min
Politics, culture, society, maybe you are watching from a distance and shaking your head? Where are we moving to and how are we best serving our planet and society? We are in the midst of a transition from the modern paradigm to the relativistic or…
Kryon, human origins and global cooling
Dec 27, 2018 • 78 min
We all need guidance of one type or another, whether from your partner or someone you might go and see, or a book or maybe nature. Nyck says talking to a tree is always a good thing. Steve shares his experience in Hobart this week where Lee Carroll was…
An introduction to human value systems by Clare W Graves
Dec 27, 2018 • 66 min
Today we walk through the human value systems that Clare W Graves documented in his research, to get some idea of how the people who are operating from these various value sets interpret the world we all share. These layers of consciousness range from the…