Changing your eating habits is often a consequence of spiritual journeying. But food itself, and the philosophy of those who craft it, can inspire a broader awareness of sustainability and spirituality.
After playing Bonnaroo, we jumped in a river in Tennessee, sat under a waterfall and it beat upon our backs like the earth had 1,000 fists. We went to the desert of Yucca Valley and slept under the sky. We covered our bodies in clay on a tiny deserted island in the middle of Lake Norman in North Carolina. We ate rice and vegetables beside a bonfire, while we listened to Ben, the arid agriculturalist outside Joshua Tree, tell us stories about his urban punk days in Chicago when he had one foot Mohawks, and in his glasses I saw our little fire dance, and in his eyes I thought I saw a found man. [mp3]
[Glamour Bomb] • Wikipedia describes a zombie as "an animated human body devoid of a soul", originating "in the Afro-Caribbean spiritual system of voudoun where zombies are people who have had their "Ti Bon Ange" ( Creole from the French "petit bon ange", or "little good angel") or soul stolen by supernatural means…"