Posts Tagged ‘tar sands oil’

Where the change is really happening…

Posted October 17th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Somethin’s happening here – and all over the place. The reasons are sad, but the happenings are not. In the past few decades or so, by as much stealth as possible, the crude oil transhipment network and the explosive growth of the fracking industry have crashed into local communities all around the country. Suddenly, farmers, small town residents, rural areas and cities are finding their “places,” their beloved places – the places that are home, family, community – under threat of contamination and destruction.

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Two visions competing for our future. Which one will we follow?

Posted May 20th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Two visions competing for our future. Which one will we follow?

Two contrasting visions are coming into greater conflict as we approach decision time for the planet. One is about domination of the earth at the service of the human, the other is about seeing our place within Gaia and caring for the community of the whole. From the drying of the High Plains aquifer to the exploitation of tars sands oil and vast transhipment networks, we are coming rapidly to the point here we have to decide to go in one direction or the other. The contradiction can no longer hold.

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