Parable of the Sower


Maggie and Harmony explore a dystopian California in the 2020s with Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower. This book recently made the New York Times bestseller list, in part, because of it’s parallels to current day society. Our hosts explore empathy, gendered leadership, guns as a necessity for survival, and the role of faith in society’s progression.

In this episode:

Three million more guns: The Spring 2020 spike in firearm sales

What we’re reading:

Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Action Resorces:

Wildfire Relief Fund

“It’s 2050 And This Is How We Stopped Climate Change”

“How You Can Stop Global Warming”

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