0:00 Intro: A “juicy conversation”
1:18 Marjorie enters the room – the “How-are-yous”
2:40 Marjories take-away of the main show: “Knowing that there is a person who is addressing these important topics”
3:10 “We think we know it all” – the change of life in later years (Mark)
5:15 prolonged life span –
5:55 Lynn joins the chat some technicalities, other person tries to come in.
7:30 Few people talk about “senior-sexuality”, parents are not supposed to have sex…… Mark tells the story of his mother in the nursing home having a boyfriend
9:43 Lynn talks about her experience with younger people: they have different types of relationships. What is the “stuff” which they don’t have as we had? Lynn explains, no labels, super-fluid…, not much difference between men and women in the group she is working with.
13:52 What are the challenges for the young people?- Relationship aspects – because they use technology from birth on.
15:34 Marjorie: Do the younger people have any concept about what is happening in the world, like climate change: activist in early age, very awake. Shared economy etc.
17:15 The old ways are dying out. – “OUR generation has to die out” in the face of what is happening just now (“old white men”)
19:05 Creativity and a fresh you on life – completely different from what we know. It is about connection, not about power
20:15 Thinking in terms of history, the planet? The different worries
21:10 America versus Holland (and Italy) concerning waste and renewable energies. A reminder of our goals in the 60ies – then we became “yuppies”. But if it hadn’t been for us then…
22:22 Marjorie talks about her community in North Carolina: Lynn’s experience might not be representative of the young people all over the country! Lynn expresses her shock about America, being Canadian
23:49 Some women of color are running in politics – Marjorie: the young people Lynn is talking about might need to learn to integrate the other young people
25:15 The “bathroom thing” in North Carolina. Will these young people be able to bring forth change? Lynn is excited about “these kids”
26:33 Mark talks about Wisconsin: people think they understand what is wrong – and go to the right.
27:15 Heidi asks about what we can do to help people to open up their minds and have a more comprehensive view. She talks about her “awakening” to reality in terms of the huge amount of horrible things which happen, like fracking, bullying, denying etc.) Falling into chaos, state of shock.
28:25 Why (some) women have voted for Trump – because he will blow up the system. Consequences for years…. Both parties are going to be different
29:40 “I cannot stay worried. What can I do TODAY to effect some change?” – move back to Canada? A solution?
30:40 Lynn leaves the conversation – off topic talk, also as a contribution to talk in public and show up for what we stand for.
31:52 Marjorie lives in the “Bible Belt” – how can you manage to live there? Online and a small local group. Input in an interfaith community.
33:12 In ways to evolve we need to accept people where they are, otherwise it could go into a kind of civil war. “ Love them”
34:00 separation and hate and disconnect – is not helpful, our perception of things might not be the right one, even if everything we know for ourselves tells us,. Telling the others that they are WRONG leads nowhere. If we were in charge???
35:30 What Marjorie does to manage their family relations: Agree to disagree – which is not always easy to do. And go on with LIFE (with the elephant in the room). Relate to each other as people and what we have in common. Be with the other position and really LISTEN to the other.
37:30 “When I am right, I AM RIGHT” – position.
37:50 When 2 brothers are high ranking in politics – in the opposite parties: an example to be.