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Your Lawn: Where the Wild Things Are?

Yesterday's post was about the need to apply an ecological sensibility to politics. We also need to re-learn how to apply that same mindset to our own little ecological experiments, our lawns. Ethicurean had a great interview with Nancy Gift, author of "A Weed by Any Other Name: The Virtues of a ...

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Tags: Climate, Lawn, Nature, Water, Wildflower
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AM Inspiration: The Cinema...Minds Transfigured So Together

This weekend I went to go see a movie. The picture itself was okay, but what was most interesting happened when I stepped out into the late afternoon sun. There ought to be a word for how one feels at that moment, stepping from the world of fantasy to reality. While in the movie theater I am accu...

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Tags: Cinema, Entertainment, Environment, Movies, Nature
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AM Inspiration: Taking a Break at the Core of the Sun

Have you ever stopped to estimate how much time you spend in the sun every week? Not sunbathing, but simply exposed to sunlight? The health benefits of sunlight (with the skin properly protected) are clear: sunshine (or the lack thereof) affects mood, playing a role in Seasonal Affective Disorder...

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Tags: Break, Consumption, Language, Nature, Observation, Poem, Sun
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Green Intentions: Dylan Thomas and the Faces of Nature

Two faces of the sun, by Le Corbusier Last week I wrote about the poetry of the green movement, and today we're going to have a little more poetry. In fact, don't be surprised if you see poetry, thought-provoking quotations, and other posts from the heart in this space in coming weeks. After all...

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Tags: Carbon, Dylan, Global warming, Intention, Nature, Poetry
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Completing the Spectrum: From Emerson’s Rainbow to the Green Movement

John Muir, naturalist Does setting aside one day a year for the earth really mean anything? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, just one Earth Day forever changed Americans' attitudes: "Public opinion polls indicate that a permanent change in national priorities followed Earth Day ...

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Tags: City, Culture, Earth day, Emerson, Green, History, Nature, Religion, Spirit, Transcendenatlist, Urban
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