if you are planting a seed and someone tells you that the world is ending carry on planting your seed
A few weeks ago, I and other DA volunteers and core team members took part in three days of training on diversity and decolonisation.
This article, based on a podcast for Inner Green Deal, describes how I see the world today, at 62, when I embark upon the last season of my life and maybe of our species on this planet.
Although DAF began in response to climate change projections, DAF now explores much more. Surrounded by a global pandemic and a toxic culture that sacrifices the people most marginalised by society, many people are recognising deep patterns that contribute to what is happening and are influencing...
Our model of civilization based on growth is coming to an end. And the new model, compatible with the limits of the Earth, is not yet ready. More than ever, the activism needed to face this crucial time for the planet and humanity demands realism, maturity, and serenity. Establishing a model of reconciliation...
In sum, there are days when I seesaw between two extreme emotional poles: despair and grief (the words are not too strong) on the one hand, and on the other, profound admiration and hope for the great things humanity can achieve if we put our minds to it.
On the first day we viewed the island from above: a lightning flower flung across the skin of the sea under the burning eye of the sun.