‘Comfortable’ Podcast


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Ben Barker

17th January 2012

* – “Comfort” being a combination of 1) conditioning against trying new things, 2) repetitive routine, and 3) diminishing returns on similar experiences. Potentially also an incremental reduction of energy/ mobility due to ageing.

Sam and I recently discussed comfort and it’s impact on the way we live our lives; we are beginning a wider project that will explore it further. The recording was done to document our ideas and “possibly to share”, which has become “to share” (see below).

Flash audio player:

[audio: https://panstudio.co.uk/You-just-remember-having-chocolate-cake.mp3]

Here’s the direct link:


(edit: I think I mention Ted Hughes at one point, I was actually thinking of Simon Armitage – Sam)