Every so often a culture undergoes a radical re-assessment of its primary operating assumptions. It happens rarely and slowly, because such re-imaginings are considered highly dangerous and disruptive. At their most disruptive they can alter reality, which, according to Bill Vitek, is precisely what ecospherism has done.
September 2, 20180/
Joseph Goldstein explains why the fight for our planet is “all about the small steps forward…about getting back up despite setbacks, about consistently showing up, and about staying even when you’re discouraged,” like the defense he and his peers have mounted on behalf of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
August 19, 20180/
Pope Francis’ bold clarion call in Laudato Si’ is passionate but also thoughtful and undogmatic in exemplary ways. Even while summonsing the best conclusions and consensus of the scientific community, there is a tone of humility and a recognition that knowledge is always partial and emergent.
November 1, 20170/
The Pando clone embodies linkages along many vectors: roots to stems, soil to plants, birds to boles, life to death to rebirth. Our social community and the ideas spurred from within that gathering linked previously disparate entities, too.
October 27, 20170/
The “eternal rest” of which some speak would, I suspect, be hard for Vern to take.
August 28, 20170/
Pando is all about community and connection — connection to each other, connection to the Earth, connection between all living creatures — with a focus on the magical role trees play in our lives.
August 7, 20170/