Episode 23 – Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason
The Illusion of Normality
In this episode of Idioms of Normality, Paul interviews stage magician and environmental scientist Pierre-Ulric Achour. In this wide-reaching conversation, they explore normality’s domain. Normality has applicability when examining inanimate objects using scientific methods. But, does normality have application when considering biological organisms such as humans in all their messy complexity? And, has the stability of the Holocene tricked humans into an illusory understanding of normality?