We highlight a fundamental fact or reality of Nature – that all things are interconnected, that there is nothing we can do to escape the interrelatedness of everything within the whole wild diversity of all that is. Because this is true, if those points of connection are damaged, or worse, destroyed, the impacts radiate out through the webs of all those interconnections. They begin to break down, and what holds the whole together starts to unravel.
It has one – racism has an ecology. As I wrote a few days ago about fossil fuels, so of racism. What we said about ecology is that it is about “a web of interconnection, intricate, complex, ubiquitous, supporting” – in this case, supporting what? A way of being, entitlement and privilege, attitudes, identities, and […]
They have one, a web of interconnection, intricate, complex, ubiquitous, supporting an economy and ways of life all around the world. We tend to think of the word in the sense of the biological community, the interrelationships among organisms and their environment, patterns and behaviors among living beings and the non-sentient world. That is the […]
Seeing fracking close-up… One of the most violent forms of industrialization on the planet arrives in Western Pennsylvania, tearing up the Earth and the lives of those who live here. Can humans in this country find the will, the conscience, to give up the way of life this destruction provides for us?