Category Archives: gift-economy

Cultivando un pueblo/Growing a Village

por Brenda Salgado [English Below] Estoy buscando a mi gente. Estoy buscando para cultivar un pueblo. Ante la crisis ecológica que conduce a la extinción masiva.      …. Y…. El potencial de esto es ser nuestra iniciación en un mundo más … Continue reading

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Plantando semillas de amor y de vida/ Planting Seeds of Love and Life

by Nimo Patel [English below] Nuestro mundo está bastante condicionado para celebrar lo que se ha logrado: el fruto de la perseverancia. Pero la verdadera belleza de la vida es plantar semillas y nutrir sus raíces. Aunque no soy un … Continue reading

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El Mundo Como un Sólo Lugar / The World as One Place

–por Chris Hadfield (Mar 08, 2019) [English below] Cuando nacemos tenemos una visión muy pequeña del mundo: el útero de nuestra madre y la sala de partos. Y, a medida que creces, es probable que tus padres intenten controlar el … Continue reading

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Fractals: The Relationship Between Small and Large

–by adrienne maree brown  (March 1, 2019) A fractal is a never-ending pattern. Fractals are infinitely complex patterns that are self-similar across different scales. They are created by repeating a simple process over and over in an ongoing feedback loop. … Continue reading

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Alquimia Espiritual / Spiritual Alchemy

–por Shinzen Young (Feb 22, 2019) [English below] Todas las tradiciones espirituales hablan acerca de la importancia de darle la bienvenida a las circunstancias negativas con amor. A menudo un@ escucha que debe amar a su enemigo o a las … Continue reading

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Unlearn to Unlove

–by Ted Seymour (Feb 14, 2019) Let that sink in for a minute. It’s a peculiar phrasing, I know, and one worth re-reading a few times, but I’ve been deeply impacted by these words since first reading them a few of weeks … Continue reading

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Las Leyes Universales del Conflicto / The Universal Laws of Conflict

–por Kazu Haga (Feb 7, 2019) [English below]   Las enseñanzas de Buda no eran un dogma religioso que le fue transmitido por algún ángel o profeta. Fue su comprensión de las leyes universales de la naturaleza y la realidad de la … Continue reading

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Living Deep Ecology

–by Helena Norberg-Hodge (Jan 31, 2019) To me, the essence of deep ecology is moving beyond a type of environmentalism which is still based on a highly reductionist and a highly distant approach to the living world, to the natural world. To … Continue reading

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Para Vivir en el Mundo y El Viaje / To Live in this World & The Journey

–por Mary Oliver (enero 28, 2019) [English below] Para Vivir en el Mundo Mira los árboles están girando sus propios cuerpos en pilares de luz, están ofreciendo la rica fragancia de canela y del cumplimiento, las largas velas de totoras están reventando … Continue reading

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Walking in the Direction of Freedom & Living Bridges

–by Kazu Haga (Jan 17, 2019) Years ago we were running a series of parallel workshops, teaching Kingian Nonviolence every week at a local high-school in Oakland and at the San Bruno County Jail. We would have the students and the men … Continue reading

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