Obama’s rejection of KXL is both reason to celebrate and a call for deeper and broader opposition to the whole of the transportation network that brings dirty oil to and through our communities to market…In these next few weeks, with the UN Climate Conference in Paris approaching, the world will be focused on these things. Millions of people will be in the streets or active in their communities doing advocacy, education, communication, and more. It’s a great time to build a movement that is broader, deeper, more engaged, and now even more inspired.
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We humans no longer know how to live on this planet. We have attempted to set ourselves over and above Nature as its Grand Manipulator, as if it was all put here for our use, as if it was given to us as our factory full of raw materials to exploit for our pleasure and convenience. We have to partner with the Earth, to live according to its nature – and our own – because it is the same thing. Some thoughts on this, and on our vision for the Center for New Creation.
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.
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 […]