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Facing reality

Posted April 30th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Facing reality

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning “…the meaning we give to our emotional responses is of central importance. The perception of radical interconnectedness found in both Buddhism and systems thinking supports a reframing of our distress about world conditions. It helps us recognize how healthy a reaction this distress is and how necessary […]

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The universe is on a journey, and we’re IN it

Posted April 25th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The universe is on a journey, and we’re IN it

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning Among the many growing divides within the human community is this one: those who see the trouble we’re in and those who don’t, or who sort of know but choose denial. I spent last evening at Edgewood College in Madison WI introducing the wonderful new film, Journey […]

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The Economics of Cancer

Posted April 19th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The Economics of Cancer

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning The point is simply this: getting cancer and getting treated increases the nation’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Preventing it does not. And there is the logic of this capitalist economy when it comes to our health. When you subject our health to market forces, this is what […]

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Seeing the future from the vantage point of the young

Posted April 9th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Seeing the future from the vantage point of the young

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning I should know this by now. Whenever I get really down about our future, I should go talk to high school kids. I seem to always walk away moved and inspired. We made a mess of things, I tell them, and we’re leaving you a difficult future. […]

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