Category Archives: satyagraha

Of Dialogue of Wisdoms and Emancipation

Please take a look at the next drawing. What do you see? Is it that for you these lines are just random patterns of shades and lights? Do you see an old person or is it a young person? Are … 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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Becycling: Lifting the illusion

–by Peter Kalmus (Oct 12th, 2017) The changes I’ve been making to my own life are simple, but they go far beyond recycling or green consumerism. I came to see that the business-as-usual ways of industrial society are bankrupt. So I actively … Continue reading

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El Campo de Rumi / Rumi’s Field

–por Patty De Llosa (Oct 5, 2017) [English below] Tal vez Rumi lo dijo mejor: “Más allá de las ideas de hacer el mal y hacer el bien, hay un campo. Ahí nos vemos. Cuando el alma se acuesta en ese pasto, … Continue reading

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Desprofesionalizarnos / Deprofessionalize Ourselves

por Gustavo Esteva  desde Unitierra Oaxaca [essay in English Deprofessionalize Ourselves below] Cuando era niño la palabra ‘necesidad’ tenía sólo una aplicación práctica: cagar. Se usaba cuando mi madre nos decía: “Cuando lleguen a casa de su tío, pregúntenle dónde pueden … Continue reading

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Respuestas No Preguntadas / Unquestioned Answers

–por Lynne Twist (Sep 21, 2017) [English below]   Una vida comprometida es una vida que la has orientado hacia algo más grande que tú mism@. Una vida comprometida es una vida que está rendida y significa que estás gobernad@ por tus … Continue reading

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Witnessivity

–by Vinoba Bhave (Sep 14, 2017) We all sleep every night but what is the meaning of sleep? Sleep is the rest after work, and preparation for the next days work. In this respect, sleep is a state of samadhi –the state … Continue reading

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Convirtiéndonos en Gente de Maíz / Becoming Corn People

–por Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Sep 7, 2017) [English below] La historia de nuestra relación con la Tierra está escrita con más veracidad en la tierra que en una página. Dura mucho tiempo ahí. La tierra recuerda lo que dijimos y lo que … Continue reading

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Real Social Security

–by Peter Wohlleben (Sep 31, 2017) Gardeners often ask me if the trees are growing too close together. Won’t they deprive each other of light and water? This concern comes from the forest industry. In commercial forests, trees are supposed to grow … Continue reading

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