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The Wisdom Of The Dark Emotions, By Miriam Greenspan

I was brought to the practice of mindfulness more than two decades ago by the death of my first child. Aaron died two months after he was born, never having left the hospital. Shortly after that, a friend introduced me to a teacher from whom I learned the basics of Vipassana meditation: how to breathe…

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A Most Dangerous Assumption. Harvey Austin.

            A Most Dangerous Assumption “…It was amazing how many people thought money could buy them exception from the laws of nature.” S.M. Stirling Dies in the Fire, 2004, p. 5.   This is the grave mistake we make as a western culture, particularly as an American culture. We assume, because we have so much…

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Wetiko Inside and Outside: A Remarkable Teaching Moment

Wetiko Inside and Outside: A Remarkable Teaching Moment By Carolyn Baker   This thing of darkness, I acknowledge mine. “The Tempest,” William Shakespeare   In this time of extinction—whatever that means and whenever it may occur, we owe a huge debt to Paul Levy for giving us Dispelling Wetiko. In that extraordinary book, Levy writes…

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Telling the Climate Truth. Gaius Publius.

This article in Naked Capitalism and Down With Tyranny, is as strong an expression of climate realism and sober strategizing as I’ve seen. Of the now many responses to the David Wallace-Wells NY Magazine article, this one nails it for me and us here at Living Resilience.   Living Resilience readers looking for other sober…

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