Posts Tagged ‘mass shooting’

The Ecology of Violence and Hate – and the Ecology of Something Else

Posted January 13th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

The Sikh community and the town of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, are becoming a model for how to turn hate and violence into a force that can transform our society. Ecology is about the interrelatedness of everything, and so we cannot hope to heal the planet if we don’t overcome the violence, racism, and injustice that remain deeply embedded in our culture.

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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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