“What is needed now is reconsecration, for there are no longer any paths for us to follow. Let us proudly declare to the mountains and the rivers: we renounce the cult of humanity, we renounce the world of techno-industrial society, and we bind ourselves in reverence and service to the living gods of earth and sky.”
When you look at what is needed to slow down or stop Climate Change and the destruction of the environment that sustains human life, you get confronted with an awful reality.
"The game is getting serious now and the days of blind optimism are over."
From Rhyd Wildermuth: To accept Empire is to deny the dead, the tortured witches of our past and the tortured rebels dying in Empire's prisons. To not fight Empire is to defy our own bodies, defile the land and destroy the bodies of others. To accept Empire is to become Empire.
"Cars are bourgeois and trucks are proletarian." An analysis of the truck-driver's strike and diesel crisis in Brazil. (From Mirna Wabi-Sabi)
"When there are no politicians capable of challenging the decision to kill, when there are no soldiers to convince not to fire...what exactly will you be hoping to do?"
A meditation on breathing as participation in a vast realm of beings who are imperilled by the smoke of the Anthropocene.
From Judith O’Grady
To join our essence and consciousness with the world was once the common inheritance of humanity. Now, it can only be found in the hinterland, the lands beyond. Beyond techno-industrial society. For what is there to join with in concrete and steel?