From Jonathan Woolley: With this consumer-vendor dynamic in mind, what becomes clear is that Paganism is less a religion - in terms of its political economy - and more akin to a literary genre, with an accompanying fandom.
From Judith O'Grady, on Urban farms, chipmunks, and what will remember us when we are gone
From Al Cummins: Any magical practitioner worth their salt will tell you names have power. And this is a place of Lost Names...
From Sean Donahue: "Most of the stories people in our culture tell about organized resistance against oppression are set in dystopias created in the wake of a cataclysm. And indeed, apocalyptic events seem to be the only thing most people believe can bring an end to capitalism. "
From Jonathan Woolley: "We are the speaking beasts, the walking trees, the divine waters – Narnia and the North, and all they represent, are our birthright; we must reclaim them from those who would dominate them. Is it possible to live in a world without castles, without the war, without lions and witches?"
From Sean Donahue: The colonization of land is made easier and more efficient by the colonization of minds.
From Niki Whiting: “Women’s work,” women’s bodies, women’s embodied experience, in fact, all human embodied experiences, are inconvenient for the capitalist machine. Because our bodies are not machines.
From Linda Boeckhout: It seems we want to stand with one foot in the animal kingdom, but where is the other? We keep hanging around the Gates of Paradise.