By Ellen Gunter, Ted Carter
Our earliest mythologies let us know all of us begin as slightly of dust. those tales hold a profound message: every one folks is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, person who many folks have misplaced contact with. The Silent Spring for today's environmental activists, this publication deals a call for participation to reestablish our courting with nature to fix our broken setting.
Chapter 1 examines the threats to the planet's health and wellbeing in the course of the lens of the human power process often called the chakras, describing how the damaged first chakra pertains to our disconnection from our biosphere.
Chapter 2 exhibits how our present environmental crises--global warming, weather swap, dwindling water assets, typical mess ups reminiscent of wildfires and hurricanes--represent critical manifestations of our disconnection from the earth.
Chapter three describes how the preponderance of oil in our culture--especially agribusiness--compounds this disconnection, from our dependence on different nations for our power, to present problems with oil depletion, height oil, and fracking, to the dumbing down of our agricultural polyculture.
Chapter four explains how the main uncomplicated development blocks of our nourishment--seeds--are being compromised with a lack of biodiversity and upward push of GMOs, and the way that adversely impacts the farmers whose sacred connection to the land has in lots of instances been severed.
Chapter five describes the ways that we as contributors can start to get up to weather activism as a non secular perform. This bankruptcy comprises particular actions for you to use to enforce swap and heal your individual connection to the earth. by means of studying and working towards ritual and figuring out the earth's rhythms and seasonal rites of passage, every one folks can locate specified how one can heal our personal connections and aid others heal theirs.
Chapter 6 brings to lifestyles Goethe's knowledge: "Knowing isn't sufficient; nor is being keen. We needs to do," by means of supplying thoughts and assets for exploring how every one folks can locate our personal Earth Calling, then anchoring that calling with the single strength that ignites switch: motion.