Category Archives: Shanti Sena

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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Nuestro Compromiso Para Sanar / Our Commitment to Healing

–by Julia Butterfly Hill (Jan 30, 2017)    [English below] No pararon hasta el 23 de diciembre (de 1997). En lugar de los “doce días de Navidad”, tuvimos doce días de motosierras, todo el día, todos los días. Cada vez que una … 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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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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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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Integral Nonviolence Force @ Turtle Island

Beloveds, The (five)pages which follow are imperfect and incomplete. We hope you’ll also find them beautiful, as they capture first glimpses of a powerful, emerging vision. These five pages attempt to distill an enormous amount of input from a great … 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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