"If we were strong enough to listen without
Divisions of desire and terror
To the storm of the sick nations, the rage of the hunger smitten cities,
Those voices also would be found
Clean as a child's; or like some girl's breathing who dances alone
By the ocean-shore, dreaming of lovers."

- Robinson Jeffers





    For Fritjof Capra, co-founder of the Center for Ecoliteracy, being ecologically literate means understanding the principles of the organization of ecological communities and then manifesting those principles in the daily life of one’s community.   “The great challenge of our time” writes Capra, “is to build and nurture sustainable communities that are designed […]

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World Commons

  The idea of the Commons reflects a time before private ownership became the touchstone of all human affairs. Though it expresses an ancient recognition of the common source and identity of the world, western culture only traces the notion as a social tenet back to Athenian Democracy where citizens were first endowed with both […]

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