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RETURN OF THE WARRIOR

By Elva Thompson Source: Waking Times “It may be that some little root of the sacred tree still lives.Nourish it thenThat it may leafAnd bloomAnd fill with singing birds! Hear me, that the people may once againFind the good roadAnd … Continue reading

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Ireland: Thoughts on Wildness and Domestication

By Renzo Connors Source: Anarchists Worldwide “If I decide to break the chains of domestication, I can only do so because I feel the chains and suffer the effects of domestication on my own skin.” – Alfredo Bonanno I While out … Continue reading

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Epistemological divide: How we live in two different worlds of understanding

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Epistemology is the study of how we know things. All of us cycle between two main ways of knowing in our modern culture: 1) the rational, reductionist way and 2) the holistic, relational, intuitive way. … Continue reading

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A New Aesthetic

By Damaris Zehner Source: Resilience There are all these good ideas – intensive agriculture, organic farming, permaculture, the local food movement. But why is most food still not grown this way, if it really is better? Why don’t farmers switch … Continue reading

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Essential Taoist Wisdom for Living in Politically Charged and Chaotic Times

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times There’s an old saying, rumored to be an ancient Chinese curse, but it’s been a favorite in the West for some time now. “May you live in interesting times.”  Political figures like to use … Continue reading

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Unsouling From the Wilderness

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times “Crazy Horse dreamed and went into the world where there is nothing but the spirits of all things. That is the real world that is behind this one, and everything we see here is … Continue reading

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I think therefore I am capital

By Jamie Goldrick Source: Adbusters In the worldview of the Cree, life is lived along a trail of experiences. Sharing experience with others is a result of the crossing of two life trails. Life is experienced as a tangled pattern … Continue reading

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Out of the Wild

At Orion Magazine, authors William Cronon and Michael Pollan share a stimulating conversation about how language shapes our world. They cover questions such as “what is wild?”, “what is cultivated?”, and “what can these ideas teach us about our relationship … Continue reading

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