Posts Tagged ‘alberta tar sands’

Ruination – and its antidote

Posted July 30th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Meaning and Culture by Margaret Swedish ‘Ruin’ is a decision we are making. We know now exactly what we are doing. We are wasting the land. We are forever destroying and contaminating vast areas of the planet, and now we know exactly what we are doing. We know what it […]

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Reflect on this, reflect on this deeply

Posted May 7th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Reflect on this, reflect on this deeply

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning Please view this. It leaves me speechless. Little to add, except this lament, and the ever widening space within my broken heart. Friends, we can’t live like this any longer. We are underestimating our contribution to this, our collaborator role in this rape of the Earth. We […]

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Facing the despair fully so that the real healing can begin

Posted April 2nd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning: Last week’s essay on the latest setback regarding mountaintop removal coal mining,  ‘Unbearable Grief’, haunted me for days. Still does now that I call it up again. I think I am horrified not just by the blowing up of entire mountains, laying waste to natural beauty, to […]

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Oil prices: what we pay for (technology, subsidies, industry profits), what we don’t (the ruin of the planet)

Posted March 6th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Oil prices: what we pay for (technology, subsidies, industry profits), what we don’t (the ruin of the planet)

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning A rather disturbing conjunction of headline and photo with this NY Times story: deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, after a brief respite because of the worst oil platform disaster ever, is back in high gear. But that’s a small portion of the story. The larger […]

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