Posts Tagged ‘deep ecology’

On diminishment

Posted September 15th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: What a remarkable couple of weeks since I last posted. Drawing close to the dying and death of a loved one is a life-changing experience. How can it not be? Especially in such a death-denying culture as this one? When my Father died 20 years ago, my family […]

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The death of my Mother

Posted September 2nd, 2008 in Blog 7 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: You have always wanted more than the earth; now you have it. You turn to the young. They do not understand. William Stafford Well, friends, nothing like death to immerse us into the mysteries of Creation. I moved back to Wisconsin to be close to my Mother as […]

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“…knowledge-enabled mass destruction…”

Posted August 13th, 2008 in Blog 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Now that’s a mouthful. Terrifying, too. …knowledge-enabled mass destruction. Mass destruction enabled by knowledge. Geoengineering — attempting to use knowledge to engineer the basic systems of Gaia, of Earth, in the hopes of saving us from global warming and other horrors threatening the atmosphere and biosphere of the […]

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Trashing our planet reflects the moral values of profoundly alienated beings

Posted August 8th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Trashing our planet reflects the moral values of profoundly alienated beings

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: What would your Mother say if you walked through her house disposing of trash on the floors and furniture, leaving your body waste in her sinks and shower stalls, filling it with clutter, making an unhealthy mess of the place, disease and germs feasting on your waste, fouling […]

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