Tag Archives: Climate Change

Head, Hands, and Heart

–by Peter Kalmus (Jul 20th, 2017) The path I’m on has three parts. One is intellectual understanding: the head. The head allows me to prioritize. It helps me navigate to my goals, although I find it’s not always good at choosing those … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

–by Ranchor Prime  (Nov 18, 2016) It is often supposed that humans can get what they want from this world provided they are prepared to work hard enough for it—that with our superior intelligence we can win wealth by exploiting the earth’s … Continue reading

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El Gran Giro / The Great Turning

por Joanna Macy  (Jan 10, 2014)  [English below] Somos los autores principales de una intensa crisis ecológica planetaria sin precedentes en la historia de la humanidad. La trama de la vida se desmorona ante nuestros ojos, extinguiendo incontables formas de vida y … Continue reading

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Intergenerational Justice & Responsible Caring

by Kathleen Dean Moore  (Dec 28, 2012) Our generation is witnessing the end of the old era and the start of a new one, when human culture will determine the future of the Earth. Theologian Thomas Berry said, “My generation has … Continue reading

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What Did You Do Once You Knew?

by Drew Dellinger  (Nov 30, 2012) It’s 3:23 in the morning and I’m awake because my great great grandchildren won’t let me sleep my great great grandchildren ask me in dreams what did you do while the Planet was plundered? what … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving As A Way Of Life

–by Joanna Macy  (Nov 23, 2012) “A felt sense of wonder and thankfulness, and appreciation for life” is how the renowned psychologist Robert Emmons defines gratitude. Recent research has shown that people experiencing high levels of gratitude tend to be happier … Continue reading

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Undeniable Mystery

-by Peter Berg (Aug 10, 2012) The most obvious conclusions sometimes disguise the most mysterious situations. Ask city dwellers where their water comes from, for instance. Most will answer with something like “The faucet, of course.  Want water? Turn the tap handle.  Got another timeless puzzler … Continue reading

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The Regents Of the Dream

[A letter I sent to the regents of the University of California the semester I decided to stop cooperating with this institution.] Dear Regents of the University of California, We understand the enormous responsibility you have on your shoulders with … Continue reading

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