Posts Tagged ‘Hubble Space Telescope’

The contrasts within us straining beyond all comprehension

Posted March 15th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

The same human brain that has discovered the Higgs boson is bringing about ecological destruction. This strain within the human psyche cannot hold much longer. We have to open to what our searching, what knowledge and discovery are telling us about who we are before we are no longer.

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A little perspective: USA, get a grip!

Posted January 27th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: All this shrieking about being number one, about being the leader of the world in all things, about striving for innovation and new technologies so we can compete in the 21st century, about Vince Lombardi’s ridiculous comment that “There is no room for second place,” as our president […]

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Hubble and the Meaning of the Human

Posted May 13th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We are immersed in mystery.  We live in mystery.  Something inside of us wants to pierce the mystery, peer into it, experience wonder.  Something inside of us wants to know what is ‘out there,’ what we are part of, even if the discoveries can make us feel small […]

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Putting things in perspective

Posted October 30th, 2008 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I just want to put things in perspective. It’s easy to focus on the bad news and lose the sense of the greater beauty and magnificence of which we are a part.  Many cosmologists, evolutionary biologists, paleontologists, etc. will tell you that our essential role in evolution is […]

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