A space for conversations in a time of global disruption
A prayer a soft tear
a tome to the beauty of a bee seeking
nectar in the garden...…Continue
Added by Christine Rossi on July 8, 2014 at 3:10 — No Comments
I’ve been thinking a lot about hope recently – particularly in the context of the inevitability that faces us. (We’ll be talking a lot about this at the Soul Makers Gathering in September, and my good friend David Hicks will be leading a…Continue
Added by Steven Earl Salmony on July 4, 2014 at 12:41 — No Comments
“These were all manufactured so that a man with a little common sense could repair them.” We were walking the rows of horse-drawn equipment at an estate auction in Dayton, Tennessee. The comment was made by a neatly dressed farmer from central Georgia. Horse-drawn equipment (and farm equipment in general), though frequently ingenious in design, is straightforward. As the man pointed out, “No need to call an IT center in India.”
I’m sure someone has used the phrase…Continue
Added by Brian Miller on June 29, 2014 at 19:05 — No Comments
The weather is a-changing.
I can feel it in my bones.
Like the witch-wind that
Added by Monica E. Craver on June 21, 2014 at 0:20 — No Comments
New album : 'relations of production'. Preview track: 'Mr. Wonderbrain'. HEAR: https://soundcloud.com/eclectiktronik
"This album was assembled from a live improvisation with Gyohei Zaitsu (Butoh dance) in Barcelona, 2013. Constructed from reel to reel…Continue
Added by Ben Roberts EclectikTronik on June 16, 2014 at 13:48 — No Comments
Just got back from the San Francisco March.
Pretty good turnout.
Posting a photo from the beginning of the March in Union Square.…Continue
Added by Christine Rossi on May 25, 2014 at 1:42 — No Comments
Added by Christine Rossi on May 22, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments
Get ready for a real paradigm shift....Continue
Okay, so its probably hopeless but doing it anyway....
This Saturday May 24th. Global action...go for it!
Added by Christine Rossi on May 18, 2014 at 3:34 — No Comments
"Horned Owl with Crow Spirits" - charcoal on gessoed paper ©Christine Rossi 2014.
"We knew our greatest freedom was in taking flight at night, when we could steal the heavenly darkness for ourselves,…Continue
Added by Christine Rossi on May 15, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments
When I did my first dieta in the Peruvian Amazon in November 2010, I started writing poems. The following poem came out of that…Continue
Added by Christine Rossi on April 29, 2014 at 1:14 — No Comments
the only law to hold true-
wild contains it all
its mysteries are revealed
not to logic but to dream
John Egan. 28/4/14
Added by John Egan on April 28, 2014 at 21:49 — No Comments
It has felt like an uphill task to attempt the healing of waters in a world where elemental is just another commodity to be exploited for profit.
And yet, it is a task which flows from the fact that we are mostly water too, in the way we are; that healing waters is all about the healing of ourselves.
Given this wasting of the waters, poisoning of wells, oceans trashed, acidic rains, shortage and drought, there seems little chance of victory, an increasing certainty of…Continue
Added by John Egan on April 28, 2014 at 11:58 — No Comments
I live in Hawaii, and Collapse on a remote, densely populated island presents unique challenges. I'd like to connect with others around these and many other issues.
Conventional activism is clearly insufficient to generate meaningful change. Nationalism and the existing economic system, based on scarcity and competition, preclude cooperation on a global scale. Even the Singularity-like pace of tech progress, producing weekly miracles, seems likely to be at best too little, too late. …
Hooked in the stones of the wall,
The storm-wrack hair and the screeching mouth: does it
Whether the people believe