Posts Tagged ‘wade michael page’

Turning grief and horror into a movement for peace and social transformation: lessons from the Sikh community

Posted August 12th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Turning grief and horror into a movement for peace and social transformation: lessons from the Sikh community

What can our work to make ‘new creation’ amidst the ecological challenges of our time learn from the response of the Sikh community to the mass shooting at their temple in Oak Creek one year ago? As it turns out – a lot!

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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 Mass Love

Posted August 14th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish How do you answer a hate-filled mass-killing? So this is what happened in Oak Creek last week: thousands of Sikhs from all over the U.S., Canada, India, and elsewhere descended on the small town of Oak Creek, population 35,000, joined by thousands of people […]

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The ecology of mass killing

Posted August 6th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish So this one is looking more and more like a hate crime. Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old white male with neo-nazi connections, is the guy who opened fire on the Sikh community of Oak Creek WI, just a few miles down the road from […]

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