Tag Archives: Nature

Bill Meacham :
IDEAS | Mental parasites

Just as a parasitical lancet fluke can direct an ant to climb up a blade of grass, we are unknowingly manipulated by cultural memes. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | October 21, 2014 What if your brain were … finish reading Bill Meacham :
IDEAS | Mental parasites

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Shepherd Bliss and Scott Hess :
Black oak down

I never imagined that I could outlive this hundreds-of-years-old grandfather oak. It felt like the loss of a family member from another generation. Climbing the fallen oak at Kokopelli Farm is Lukas Hess. Click on image or go here to … finish reading Shepherd Bliss and Scott Hess :
Black oak down

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Ellen LaConte : Finding Democracy in Unexpected Places

Single-celled amoeba called dictyostelium gather together and turn themselves collectively into a new creature: slime mold. Image from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Finding democracy in unexpected— and radically green — places What if nature — life as we know … finish reading Ellen LaConte : Finding Democracy in Unexpected Places

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Ellen LaConte : Finding Democracy in Unexpected Places

Single-celled amoeba called dictyostelium gather together and turn themselves collectively into a new creature: slime mold. Image from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Finding democracy in unexpected— and radically green — places What if nature — life as we know … finish reading Ellen LaConte : Finding Democracy in Unexpected Places

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Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

“Celebrating Global Warming.” Art quilt by Laura Wasilowski / PAQA. Nature bats last: Notes on revolution and resistance, revelation and redemption By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2011 [An edited version of this essay was presented … finish reading Robert Jensen : Nature Bats Last

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Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

Art by Gorgok / Picable.Man as ‘lord and master’:Modernity’s ‘God complex’ By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2011 The present crisis is not just a crisis of the growing scarcity of natural resources and services. It … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Man as ‘Lord and Master’ of Nature

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Jonah Raskin : The Last Great California Hunter

Wild boar photographed on Cottontail Creek Road in the hills behind Cayucos, California. Photo from goingslo’s photostream / Flickr.Tooch Colombo: The last great California hunter By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 23, 2011 Tooch Colombo isn’t like … finish reading Jonah Raskin : The Last Great California Hunter

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Kate Braun : The Feast of Candlemas

Celebrating the feast of Candlemas. Image from The Cottage Wytch.Strengthening of Lord Sun:The feast of Candlemas By Kate Braun / The Rag Blog / January 31, 2010 “You light up my life…” Wednesday, February 2, 2011 is the feast of … finish reading Kate Braun : The Feast of Candlemas

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Kate Braun : Lammas Celebrates the First Harvest

Celebrating Lammas. Image © flaming crones.Thanksgiving, sacrifice, and celebration…Lammas is a fire festival of the First Harvest By Kate Braun / The Rag Blog / July 26, 2010 “If a body meet a body comin’ through the rye…” Saturday, July … finish reading Kate Braun : Lammas Celebrates the First Harvest

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Gulf Oil Spill : Toxic Popsicle or Extinction Event?

A speckled crab — and an American flag — are encased in a thick layer of oil just offshore from the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Photo from BP Slick.Methane in the Gulf:Is the oil spill a toxic popsicle Or … finish reading Gulf Oil Spill : Toxic Popsicle or Extinction Event?

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FILM / David McReynolds : ‘Never Cry Wolf’

Profoundly mystic:Carroll Bellard’s Never Cry Wolf By David McReynolds / The Rag Blog / February 10, 2010 We each have our own habits, and one of mine is tracking down films that had been well received in their time, but … finish reading FILM / David McReynolds : ‘Never Cry Wolf’

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BOOKS / Mike Roselle and Jeffrey St. Clair : Two From the Green Hard Core

Mike Roselle and Jeffrey St. Clair:Green activism from the front lines By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2010 [Tree Spiker: From Earth First! to Lowbagging: My Struggles in Radical Environmental Action by Mike Roselle. Published by … finish reading BOOKS / Mike Roselle and Jeffrey St. Clair : Two From the Green Hard Core

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