Deep Ecology: Returning to Our Ancient Roots

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When a person sees himself/herself as integral to the landscape, to the movements of the wind and to the cyclical gestures of Nature, a sense of personal identity emerges. As Thomas Berry notes: “We must invent, or reinvent a sustainable human by a descent into our pre-rational, our instinctive integrity. What is needed is not transcendence but ‘inscendence,’ not to the brain but the gene.”

Nia To Go There is a former member of Groveland Fellowship who now lives in Montana. She is currently pondering issues related to the significance of what it means to be fully human. She is an enrolled member of the Cree tribe. She reflects daily on what it means to “Embrace the Tiger. Return to the Mountain.” It must be Tao. To not know is to know. Hmm.