Posts Tagged ‘meaning of the human’

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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Arriving at the end of the infinite

Posted January 29th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The end of the infinite, or the end of the capitalist myth of the infinite — infinitely expanding economies, infinitely expanding wealth generation, infinitely expanding consumption of goods, infinitely expanding production of those goods… Oops.  We just crashed into the wall.  Never mind. The thing about circles and […]

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Light in the darkness

Posted December 22nd, 2008 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [This is my last post until after Christmas.] I find it odd how we have divided into good and bad this notion of ‘light in the darkness.’  It is a strange western construct.  Since without darkness there is no light, darkness must not be a bad thing, but […]

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