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Psalm 23 – Bobby McFerrin – So much love and light.

By Dean Walker | January 17, 2019
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Bobby McFerrin rewrote Psalm 23 and then arranged it with his music and voice. This piece is a gift to the heart.

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Dahr Jamail – Excerpt from new book – The End of Ice

By Dean Walker | January 16, 2019

(To read this in The Guardian) World-class environmental journalist, Dahr Jamail, offers up an excerpt from his new book, The End of Ice. Originally printed in The Guardian. The fall lasts long enough that I have time to watch the blue ice race upward, aeons of time compressed into glacial ice, flashing by in fractions…

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US Farmers are Paid to be in Climate Denial – Inside Climate News

By Dean Walker | January 16, 2019
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Click here to read whole article in ICN) Dean comment: This is the finest bit of journalism I’ve encountered, that examines just how US, Big AG, Big Finance, Fossil Fuel Companies, the US Farm Bureau, and innumerable farmers, big and small, have joined together for years to deny climate change, promote damaging and unsustainable farming…

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We’ve Come to be Danced – Jewel Mathiesen

By Dean Walker | January 9, 2019
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A wonderful evening, celebrating the marriage of very dear friends, catalyzed by this exquisite poem. Enjoy.

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Jem Bendell – 14 Recommendations on Living Beyond Collapse Denial

By Dean Walker | January 8, 2019

Professor Jem Bendell coined the phrase, Deep Adaptation, in 2018. His writings on facing our inevitable, climate change driven, social collapse, are being received hungrily around the world. This is an excerpt from a recent blog post. (To read the entire post on Professor Bendell’s website.) Fourteen Recommendations on Living Beyond Collapse-Denial The following recommendations…

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The Miraculous Hope of Climate Realists – Erika Spanger-Siegfried

By Dean Walker | January 7, 2019

(read full article in Common Dreams) ((Dean – I am no fan of hope, even as expressed here. It makes no distinction between hoping for continued life on Earth…and, continued Business as Usual Human Operating System. But there is a sweetness to the heart of the ancient story she shares.)) We’re stepping into a new…

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How to Adapt to the End of the World – Bloomberg News

By Dean Walker | January 7, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-26/new-climate-debate-how-to-adapt-to-the-end-of-the-world?srnd=businessweek-v2 How to Adapt to the End of the World Researchers are thinking about social collapse and how to prepare for it. Christopher Flavelle September 26, 2018, 1:00 AM PDT At the end of 2016, before Puerto Rico’s power grid collapsed, wildfires reached the Arctic, and a large swath of North Carolina was submerged under…

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This Civilization is Finished – Video – Rupert Read

By Dean Walker | January 6, 2019
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This is a very clear and powerful synopsis of our current global situation. Well worth the time. (DW) Dr Rupert Read is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Rupert is a specialist in Wittgenstein, environmental philosophy, critiques of Rawlsian liberalism, and philosophy of film. His research in environmental ethics and economics…

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Extinction Illness: Grave Affliction and Possibility

By Dean Walker | January 5, 2019

Deena Metzger. Tikkun Magazine “Everyone says climate is the most important issue of all, and yet they just carry on as before. I don’t understand that. Because if the emissions have to stop, then we must stop the emissions. To me that is black or white. There are no gray areas when it comes to…

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How Extreme Weather is Shrinking the Planet – Bill McKibben – Video version.

By Dean Walker | January 4, 2019
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This already strong article has been amplified by some fine reading and video accompaniment. This article is one of the small handful of articles I am using as source material for the new book and workbook combination coming out Q1 of 2019. “How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet” is based on an article written…

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