This is an excerpt from the last scene of the feature length video In The Jungle. The Scientist has returned to the jungle after delivering her lecture just in time to listen to her favorite radio station where The DJ serves as an alternately sardonic and consoling god-like presence through the jungle ether and radio waves. The ideas are expressed here through The DJ's ruminations on fear and the language of the pop songs he shares with his listening audience.
In this 4 minute excerpt the scientist is able to call in a request and speak for a moment to The DJ about her experience of fear and loneliness.
As a child, radio–both the real object and the concept of that connection–was a true pleasure and salvation to me; something magical which stands in contrast today to the individualized presence of the internet. The radio sat between choice and a lack of choice, which seems like a very fine metaphor for our trying days on this planet.