Category Archives: Environment

The Domestication of the Elements

Since modern times we have struggled to master nature around us.  We pull strings.  Occasionally nature reminds us that our hold on her is tenuous at best: Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast of the United States and perhaps the … Continue reading

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Respecting and seeing the natural world

One of my favorite movie creators  is Hayao Miyasaki.  He created Totoro as well as Spirited Away.  And others.  In Totoro, a gentle story about two girls moved to the countryside by their dad while their mom is recuperating in … Continue reading

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Aldo Leopold- the Land Ethic

Take a look at this short video.   In what ways is he ‘ahead of our time?’    

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