Glenn in The Walking Dead TV series, overrun by zombies

“I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the…

Kart is a landscape topology formed by the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone and dolostone. Karst landscapes are critical landscapes because the separation between surface and groundwater is very thin to nonexistent, and thus the potential for groundwater pollution is higher than in other areas where the soil…

In truth we are a boundless continuation of one another.

Each molecule that I breathe traces the maze of all humanity from the first bludgeoning with bone to the last sexual gasp.

Upon my plate, soil forged by the nucleus of the sun, I breathe in the sustenance of buffalo…

The choice between tourist and traveler

“What if we only bought handmade things?” That was a question that my friend asked me back in 2002 and I haven’t stopped thinking about it since.

The colonial mindset quickly reduces everything to a set of commodities. Commodification replaces the handmade with the machine made — soul for cheapness.

The Vegan Issue of Sizism

Halictus ligatus — USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

“You have noticed that everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the Power of the World always works in circles, and everything tries to be round.”

Black Elk, Holy Man of the Oglala Lakota

It is easy to murder a fly.

But that is not…

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.

-Wendell Berry

Survival is a relationship.

It is an intimate connection that all living things have with their environments.

Indigenous cultures thrived for millennia on this planet because of the ecosystem-based…

Andrew R. French

Words are Code - "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." - Rumi

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