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Two Roads Diverge

“We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost’s familiar poem (link), they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road– the …

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Change, Conquer or Exploit

Excerpted from Plain and Simple:  A Woman’s Journey to the Amish by Sue Bender, ©1989: “Why is the Amish land so beautiful?” I asked one evening. “What makes it feel special? I’m a city person, Eli, and I didn’t see a cow till I was twelve. I don’t know where the sun sets, or how …

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Ordinary Things is on the web HERE.

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Consciously /Unconsciously

There are a lot of decisions we’re going to be making, consciously or unconsciously, that are going to impact other species, and a lot of choices for us to make that will maximize or minimize that impact. I’m trying to bring those choices into consciousness, because right now we are simply making them unconsciously; we …

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