River is her mother and Forest is her father. ~Arundhati Roy Twas a time humanity walked in intimacy with the natural world.We hunted and plucked, nature culled a few humans. A give and take approaching symbiosis. Those times have long gone, a travesty spurred on by books declaring the heavens granted man dominion over Earth, […]
A different future is possible when we refuse to be prisoners of the past. ~Barack Obama Americans of the conservative ilk are calling for a return to the rotting roots that failed to support our nation prior to the two awful conflicts engulfing the world in the first half of the twentieth century. It’s the […]
Female is a mutilated male. ~Aristotle If Aristotle was female, let’s call her Ariella, perceiving the world from a woman-centric view, this could easily have been written, “Man is a woman with abnormal growths.” Aristotle is considered one of the smartest people to ever have lived. He definitely missed the brain train here. The original […]
Let us all form a circle Let us all hold hands Move our feet to the rhythm of the nations Move our feet to the ghost dance ~R.J. Garn Near the end of their genocide, Native Americas believed in the power of the Ghost Dance to bring back Tatanka, the Buffalo, a primary food source, […]
“Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won.” ~Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War My country is flirting with yet another war, another escalation of disagreement to the point that the fat and old send the fit and brave to die.
Justice may have won, but cruelty, death, and inhuman violence have also won. ~Bảo Ninh, The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam I picked up the book, The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam, in my ongoing quest to read around the world, to read books not originally published in English, to […]
Nya b’a’n tu’n tcub’ neje, ex tu’n tcyija cyi’jxjal, aj toc ten b’etil ku’n b’e’x chi xjetw’elix timi× a mo tjosa. It is not good to go forward and back while walking because this will cause abnormalities in your breasts or testicles. ~Mayan Proverb It took me 39 steps to reach the top of a […]