Rachel Kaplan shares that the Urban Homesteading Movement is a do-it-yourself people’s movement that is happening all around the country, where people with no previous experience of farming are starting to grow their own food.
John Lane spent the first half of his life roaming and writing about life on the move. When he settled in one place, he proceeded to explore every facet of it including the topography, history, ancient and current citizenry, and industry. This exploration sharpened his sense of place, and serves as a model for how […]
Attorney Stewart Levine loved the legal profession because of the ideals it represented. But when he realized the practice of law rarely allowed him to consider human values along with property values, he took down his shingle and became an expert in resolving conflicts in a way that preserves relationships as well as legal rights. […]
Terry Tempest Williams has long been a beloved scribe for the timeless beauty of the world we live in, and the tribulations of the humans who too often fail to value it. In this deeply moving interview, she speaks out for some of most disavowed individuals on the planet: prairie dogs, who are threatened […]
Food is among our most basic human needs. 200 years ago in the US, everyone ate local food, and farming was a primary profession. However, industrial agriculture has distanced us from the hands that grow and process our food. If you are over 60 you’ve seen, in your lifetime, your food shifting from local to […]
Cells can only thrive in community; they need to connect with one another, and will call on each other as allies. And, when a cell needs a certain molecule, it actually embraces that molecule; it actually reaches out and hugs the molecule. This embrace is a universal principle of design. Barrett speaks of the sacredness […]
David Bennett was trained as a diver and then an engineer. While he was chief engineer for an ocean going research ship he drowned and had a near-death experience (NDE). Tune-in to his inspiring story as he describes being in the light. “It felt like it was reaching out to me and wrapping me in a […]
We’ve been taught that the “real world” is one of disconnected individuals needing to compete in a struggle to survive. After talking with many sociologists, biologists, scientists, linguists, spiritual leaders, and social artists, Shadyac is convinced that, this idea of a “real world,” isn’t the real world. He points out that there is, “strong evidence […]