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societal anxiety: the loss of trust, stability, and community | anxiety log | uneven 49

We are more informed today than ever in human history — and equally so, more terrified. We don't know who to trust, what to believe, or where to turn. This state of instability leaves us fearful and anxious, desperately seeking answers and calm.


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0:00:00 I've been lost lately

0:01:55 still about anxiety

0:02:22 anxiety and generations

0:04:13 this struggle is different

0:05:34 eroding freedoms

0:07:31 loss of trust

0:08:05 integrity in journalism

0:09:04 and then there's big pharma

0:11:13 no studies of long-term drug effects

0:13:41 money corrupts

0:14:11 back to our loss of trust

0:16:02 ai will throw fuel on the flame

0:17:05 world conflicts / climate change

0:18:53 internet vs. real life

0:21:07 human evolution vs. technological change

0:22:57 desperately seeking objective news

0:25:05 doomsday news

0:26:00 my middle core

0:27:04 life was better before?

0:27:53 my values were forged in the 80s

0:29:05 today vs. past, which is harder?

0:31:00 tune out for a bit

0:32:20 taking a break / simple pleasures

0:33:16 real world, nature, & gratitudes

0:36:20 i may have rambled a bit again

0:38:08 in closing


Recording Info

— RECORDED: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

— LOCATION: Colorado


The Podcast






Welcome to “uneven,” a podcast about life, anxiety, and being human. In such a chaotic world, how do we better our lives and the lives of those around us? Maybe, just maybe, we might find a few solutions together. Join veteran podcaster D E Foster as he explores the intimate struggles so many of us experience — often in silence. I hope you’ll join us.


The uneven podcast is for general information purposes only and should never be considered medical, psychological, or any other form of health advice. Health-related information provided is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used to diagnose or treat health problems or to prescribe any medical devices, psychological treatments, or other remedies. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it.

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— TITLE: From the Earth

— ARTIST: Humans Win

— PUBLISHER: Lance Conrad (BMI)


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