Posts Tagged ‘industrial civilization’

We have to learn how to live on the planet, and fast

Posted July 20th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on We have to learn how to live on the planet, and fast

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.

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The Athabasca River: from the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park to the Arctic Ocean, a journey

Posted July 31st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The Athabasca River: from the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park to the Arctic Ocean, a journey

Athabasca River pilgrimage – bearing witness to a story about North America and our way of life.

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My lake is receding…

Posted February 7th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on My lake is receding…

Lake Michigan is receding. Before my very eyes, it is shrinking away from its old shoreline – a combination of global warming, drought, and the reckless behavior of the US Army Corps of Engineers.

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Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Posted August 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Excess human beings, and the meaning of labor

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Since reading Charles M. Blow’s disturbing Op-Ed in the NY Times Sunday Review, Starving the Future, there is this one factoid among the many disturbing ones he cites that I can’t get out of my mind. I have seen it before, but it continues […]

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