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Futurist linguist, Heron Stone, and artificial life creator, Tom Barbalet, rap on a variety of topics. Regular discussions include futurism, the 1960s, Terence McKenna, politics, philosophy, linguistics, simulation, pianos, publishing and general degenerate humor.

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Stone Ape #82: America's Stolen Generation [April 11, 2014]

Heron has a culinary recommendation for the listeners in the western part of the US. Tom provides an abstract topic about language machine simulations. What role do the eyes play in this simulation? Tom doesn't like Facebook anymore and he also doesn't like books anymore. Tom digresses into producing music. Stay tuned at the end of the recording for a little sample of Tom's 2007 comedic musical work. There needs to be different language monkey phylums. Shenandoah leads into the idea that the stolen generation is the blueprint for the new America. They explore friendships. Some behind the scenes audio is covered. Are growth experiments worth following to the end? Heron has being playing a Stone Ape drinking game. Heron asks if Tom knows what the World War Two generation means. Tom talks about what the AIDS generation means. Heron is committed sufficient to be committed. What does Tom's spiritual advisor do during the Stone Ape recording? Did somebody say sweaty nerds?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #81: the Language Man [April 4, 2014]

Heron has started playing his keyboard again thanks to some interest in his keyboard from some music producer dude. Tom wants to explore how useless people really are. Flip floppers are okay by Tom. Heron digresses into a story about Delfina. Will Heron contact MAPS? The embargo has been lifted. There is a new chez Barbalet. Someone bought a Mac on Tom and this is standard practice. Heron would like Tom to refer to his spiritual advisor by her actual name. Tom came to a conclusion about Noble Ape. They explore what technology does. Tom wonders if architecture inspires intellectuals. What do people do? Tom appeals to the listeners and provides a deconstruction of how boring sports are in the US. Why are there so many angry adults from early childhood? Tom is happy that some of the Stone Ape listeners will meet Heron.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #80: Scroll Down [March 28, 2014]

Tom notes his Spiritual Advisor's voice has changed. Mats wanted satisfaction. Heron will be talking to MAPS sometime. Tom has a profound medical experience and he has now seen Easy Rider. They digress into crack cocaine and what it did for baking soda manufacturers. Then back onto Kids and nihilistic teenagers. Tom raps on Facebook Horse/Cart and VIDA. Some updates on prior topics are provided. This recording is here because of Monty Python on YouTube. Tom is done with mentoring and needs to change Model Rail Radio. Das Boot is a must-watch film.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #79: Mushroom Kundalini [March 14, 2014]

Heron starts on the distant future. Tom raps on Ray K. Heron likes citizenship as a concept and Tom thinks Israel shows some of the paradoxes of Heron's utopia. Tom offers creating a garden and being a scout as two skills that should exist in a Utopia. Tom talks about living in Malaysia. Heron has surveyed houses watching television. Tom talks about a documentary and dice. Heron thinks dice is like DOS or maybe DOS is like dice. The command line has a purpose for Tom. Heron kicks off the idea of mental terrain. Harry Nilsson doesn't leave much of an impression. Tom's monkey is dying. Beyond adultery: what is it going to be? Tom details cat narratives and a flash back to a prior discussion. Through a slight meander Tom finds new listener Julie and Heron share an interest in E-Prime. Heron hates day-light saving at least initially. The familiar topic of time and if it needed is return to once again. Heron thinks your reputation is important and Tom thinks it is meaningless. Tom thinks Heron needs a sharp jolt.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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