Some People Wake Up – Francis Weller

Some People Wake Up: Reflections on Initiation ©Francis Weller Again and again Some people wake up. They have no ground in the crowd And they emerge according to broader laws. They carry strange customs with them, And demand room for bold gestures. The future speaks ruthlessly through them. -Rainer Maria Rilke Dear friend. No doubt…

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American Psychosis. Chris Hedges

This is not only Chris Hedges at his most potent and succinct – it is a gorgeous video production by They are a new production group that has an obvious combination of heart, talent and vision. Please visit their site and support their work. This may be the most important 15 minutes you spend…

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The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the United States

An estimated 200 million Americans will be exposed to serious psychological distress from climate related events and incidents: The severity of symptoms will vary, but in many instance the distress will be great. In the coming years, a majority of Americans will experience direct adverse effects from the impacts of global warming. Natural disasters and…

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Confounded On The Bridge Between Worlds, By Carolyn Baker

Like so many individuals, I was compelled last week to bear witness to the contrived crisis created by the Trump Administration at the southern US border. The images, the sounds, the stories continue to swirl in my head even as this week brings a host of new, vivid, and shocking reports. I lived on the…

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Uninhabitable Earth – Annotated. David Wallace Wells

In 2017 David Wallace Wells posted what would become New York Magazine’s most read article ever. This is a fully annotated version of the same article. The notes are well worth making time for. This article will surely be seen as a massive turning point for our collective attention. Enough to move us into substantial…

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