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Anthropocentrism is Idolatry

Anthropocentrism is Idolatry

“There is no future for humanity if we don’t come into right relationship to Reality, which includes all of nature and time… Reality is my god; Evidence is my scripture; and Ecology is my theology… any understanding of God that does not include what today what we mean by the…

The Economically Privileged and Over-Consuming Class

The Economically Privileged and Over-Consuming Class

“Our daily lives in Western society are built on the exploitation and impoverishment of people around the world. The chains of structural evil that bind us into systemic exploitation of others and of the Earth are intricate and cleverly hidden. These forces include intricate webs of interrelated power arrangements, ideologies, values,…

What’s the Value of a Beetcoin?

What’s the Value of a Beetcoin?

Bitcoin has had a wild fluctuation in value and is now worth about $343, but how about a Beetcoin? Does it have innate, infinite value? Slow Money, which started in 2009 is having a Gathering in Louisville, KY on November 10-12, 2014  which features “food entrepreneurs who are leading the way rebuilding local…

Bioneers Summit 2014

Bioneers is gearing up to make their 25th anniversary conference unforgettable. Join them in San Rafael, CA, October 17-19, 2014 to: Get inspired by visionary bioneers like Naomi Klein, Paul Stamets, John Warner, Eve Ensler, Clatyon Thomas-Muller, Severine vT Fleming and many more. Make personal and professional connections that will…

Toxic Charity and Food Justice

How can the world best address scarcity of food for a growing global population? When I was in college in the late 1960’s, studying geography, Paul Ehrlich’s book Population Bomb and the topic of how to feed the world’s growing masses of hungry people were being discussed. Then there came the green revolution, which saved millions […]

Food Justice and an Interconnected Spiritual Worldview

This important 28 minute film, A Thousand Suns, tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area has remained remarkably intact both biologically and culturally. It is one of the most densely populated rural regions of Africa yet its people […]

Slow Church

Slow Church

Rachel Held Evans had a post on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in the CNN Belief Blog on Why Millennials are Leaving The Church. Essentially she says its a matter of substance rather than style. That substance has to do with intellectual honesty, openness to questioning, authenticity, personal transformation, being positive and…