Category Archives: unity consciousness

Compare and Contrast: Hunger Games? Or Permaculture.

I couldn’t help but feature the following two posts together, despite, or really, because of how wildly disparate their messages. The first features what happens in a “black swan event” when one tiny cog in an enormous mechanical system suddenly … Continue reading

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Annals of Western Drought Department: Difficult and Encouraging Impacts, 2016

Over the past decade or so I’ve become aware of the increasingly dry situation in the west, not just above ground, but below ground, with shrinking aquifers. I think about all the people who live there, and all who are still … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on “the opposites”: Life and Death

“Death sits on your left shoulder “— shaman Don Juan Matus, who author Carlos Casteneda claimed instructed him, back in the 1960s. Not sure that’s the actual quote, but it’s close. A message I have never forgotten. And actually, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Revolution as apocalypse or revolution as horizon. Which is real?

The difference matters. So do a lot of nuances along the way. In fact, I’ve always wondered why “lightworkers” and “wayshowers” seem to sit around waiting for their particular brand of savior (usually ET or angelic) from Above all the … Continue reading

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Alan Watts: "Awareness of our own existence is so superficial and so narrow that nothing seems to us more boring than simple being."

Via elephantjournal “As it is, we are merely bolting our lives — gulping down undigested experiences as fast as we can stuff them in —because awareness of our own existence is so superficial and so narrow that nothing seems to … Continue reading

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Rescue Department: We know about dolphins, but what about elk, and hippos? And even, some people!

Which brings us back to the question, just what is intelligence? It seems to me that intelligence runs through all of life, through everything, seeking expression via the various senses different species possess, whether animal or vegetable or rock, or … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: Lawrence Lessig's Mayday.us reaches funding goal; 26 game-changing games; "Corporate Octopus' wins prize!

Thanks to the extraordinary example of Aaron Swartz, Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig had a dream, to reduce the influence of money in politics. This academic was so determined to follow his dream, that he became an activist. And now the … Continue reading

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Parading with the Corporate U.S. Flag, July 4th, 2014, Bloomington Indiana

  I ordered a corporate logo flag and it arrived a few weeks ago. Ever since then I’d been trying to find someone to walk with me and hold it, rather than put it on a pole, where I didn’t … Continue reading

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Laura Bruno: When life gives you tornadoes, make bouquets!

Well, well, what she says here is true, Laura did email me an “eyefull” on Sunday morning, and it did joggle me, once again, to the capacities within the New Madrid Fault zone. A few years ago I had read … Continue reading

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Cacotopist or apocaloptimist? CHOOSE ONE.

And your choice matters. The more of us who choose apocaloptimism, the more unbridled creativity gets loosed into this beautiful, tragic, ever surprising and mysterious world. Remember, nobody knows, no matter how many models scientists construct to map “reality,” the … Continue reading

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