Posts Tagged ‘culture of violence’

The Ecology of the Mass Shooting of Children – reflections on Sandy Hook

Posted December 18th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

We are called to a tremendous work here – to alter the culture of this nation at its core, to overturn and reshape the very ecology in which we live and move and have our being. This will require a change in our lives in the most profound terms. We must redefine who we are as a people. We cannot live on the grandiose myths anymore, those narratives created to somehow justify ourselves. We have to come at this with truth and complete honesty. We have to claim not only the children and their teachers, but also the killer, as belonging to us, of the nature of who we are.

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Hard day

Posted July 20th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Hard day

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish There were so many things I wanted to write about today, some hard, some beautiful, all challenging. But I awoke, as we all did, to news of the Aurora, Colorado, massacre and have not been able to think about anything else. Another massacre. Do […]

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The Suffering of Humans

Posted January 12th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The Suffering of Humans

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So this little pile of articles sat by my side much of yesterday as I thought about what I wanted to post (trying to keep to a Tuesday/Friday schedule right now), articles about how coal plants are killing trees and other plants over a broad swath of Texas, […]

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