Recorded 10/29/08 Transcribed by Carla Gilby, Linda Carraway, Paul Hawley, and Jim Magee. Edited by Jay Farrington
Kall:And good evening!It’s Rob Kall and the Rob Kall Bottom Up Show.Is there anybody out there or is everybody watching the Phillies? Anyway, we’ve got a great show tonight.I’m very excited.We’ve got Naomi Wolf, who wrote the book Give Me Liberty:A Handbook for American Revolutionaries.Naomi recently said that there was a coup in America on October 1st, which was the day that the $700B or $850B gift was given to the financial community.
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Wolf:Hi, I’m here.
Kall:And you’re here.Oh, wonderful!
Wolf:Hi, nice to be with you.Go ahead.
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Kall:I was just talking about your book.You know, I think of you kind of like a cross between a modern-day Tom Payne and Paul Revere.
Wolf:I love that!Can we throw a girl in there somewhere? (Laughs)
Kall:Well, who?You tell me! (Laughs)
Wolf:Oh, I don’t know. I’m serious, though, thank you. Abigail Adams.I’d go for her.
Kall:OK.So, did you hear Obama do his half hour gig?
Wolf:No, I didn’t, actually.I’ve been blogging away and trying to keep up with all my blogging obligations.Is there any new news in the commercial that he made?
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Kall:I grabbed a quote from him I thought that would be apropos for our conversation.So I’ll throw it at you. We’ve got a lot to cover.Do we have the whole hour?
Wolf:Whatever part of it... let’s just cover what you’d like to cover.
Kall:OK, great.So, Obama said, “I learned at an early age how vital it is to defend liberty.”
Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.