Lunarpunk Dreams #1: Vince Horn (Buddhist Geeks) on Solarpunk, Lunarpunk and a courageous web3
April 5th, 2022

(Spotify, YouTube)

Vince Fakhoury Horn (@VinceFHorn) is part of a new generation of teachers & translators exploring dharma in the age of the network. A computer engineering dropout turned full-time contemplative, he spent his 20s co-founding the ground-breaking Buddhist Geeks Podcast, while simultaneously doing a full year, in total, of silent retreat practice. Vince began teaching in 2010 having been authorized in both the Pragmatic Dharma lineage of Kenneth Folk, and by Trudy Goodman, guiding teacher of InsightLA, in the Insight Meditation tradition. Vince has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine and was featured in Wired UK’s “Smart List: 50 people who will change the world.” He currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains outside of Asheville, North Carolina with his partner Emily Horn and their son Zander.

  • 00:00 Vince introduces himself
  • 04:50 "OG solarpunk"
  • 05:18 Solarpunk
  • 07:07 Doomer Optimism
  • 08:56 Lunarpunk
  • 10:07 Who do we need to become to usher in the Solarpunk future? Or, what do we need to remember?
  • 12:43 Social meditation
  • 17:02 SanghaDAO, InterbeingDAO, Metasangha
  • 19:36 SanghaDAO
  • 22:01 InterbeingDAO
  • 28:50 Scaling community, wisdom, compassion
  • 32:39 "Memeing into existence"
  • 33:36 Metasangha
  • 37:06 Unspoken influences on people of web3?
  • 40:50 Blockchain and Buddhism
  • 41:32 Burnout in web3
  • 42:31 Happiness independent of conditions, happiness dependent on conditions
  • 43:36 web3 as Right Livelihood: "Owning the memes of production"
  • 44:08 Number Go Up
  • 46:30 Lunarpunk as Solarpunk's psychospiritual "coming out"
  • 50:53 A call for courage & integrity
  • 51:33 Purpose
  • 54:41 Generosity ("DanaDAO"?) & the Proof of Humanity UBI


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