Category Archives: education

You Are One Of Us

–by Steve Karlin (Feb 15, 2018) Steve Karlin [SK]: When I’m talking, I’m trying to be in my place in the center. Now, I’m aware of all my [hand]shaking going on. But when I’m trying to communicate, I’m not aware of it at … Continue reading

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Words Make Worlds

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Jan Feb 01 2018) Writing as an indigenous plant woman I might say, “My plant relatives have shared healing knowledge with me and given me a root medicine.” Instead of ignoring our mutual relationship, I celebrate it. Yet … Continue reading

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Moral Responsibility To Disobey Unjust Laws

by Martin Luther King Jr.  (Jan 17, 2018) There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and humans are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair. I hope, sirs, you can understand our legitimate … Continue reading

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Esta Música Nos Creó / This Music Made Us

–por David George Haskell (Jan 11, 2017)    [English below] Para l@s grieg@s de la época de Homero, kleos, la fama, estaba hecha de canción. Las vibraciones en el aire contenían la medida y el recuerdo de la vida de una persona. … Continue reading

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Honorable Harvest

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Jan 04 2018) In this season of harvest, our baskets are full, rounded with fragrant apples and heaped with winter squash. So too are the steel shopping carts that clatter across the parking lot, plastic bags whipping in … Continue reading

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Open Hands to the Universe

–by Satish Kumar (Dec 7, 2017) “We can go on looking for peace in politics, in materialism, in secterianism. I tell you, we will only find frustration and exhaustion. There is a story about a musk deer, who has musk in his … Continue reading

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Superando la Monocultura Interna y Externa / Overcoming Inner & Outer Monoculture

–por Joao Pedro Stedile  (Dec 1, 2017) [English below] Sólo después de 10 años de lucha, nos hemos dado cuenta del valor de esa enseñanza de José Martí, de que solo el conocimiento libera a la persona, porque percibimos en la práctica … Continue reading

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The Blessing of a Swelling Raindrop

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Nov 24 2017) However alluring the thought of warmth, there is no substitute for standing in the rain to waken every sense—senses that are muted within four walls, where my attention would be on me, instead of all … Continue reading

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Hábitos del Corazón / Habits of the Heart

–por Parker Palmer (Nov 02, 2017) [English below] “Hábitos del corazón” (una frase acuñada por Alexis de Tocqueville) son formas profundamente arraigadas de ver, ser y responder a la vida que involucran nuestras mentes, nuestras emociones, nuestras autoimágenes, nuestros conceptos de significado … Continue reading

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The Basic Delusion

–by Eckhart Tolle (Oct 26th, 2017) The human mind, in its desire to know, understand, and control, mistakes its opinions and viewpoints for the truth. It says: this is how it is. You have to be larger than thought to realize that … Continue reading

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