Green work expands the economy by reducing waste of resources, workers
and wealth. Green jobs reduce the
costs of fuel, food, and housing, repair soil, water and
air, and build profound solutions to resource depletion and social inequity.
the beginning of the ceremony, I had asked the ayahuasca to fill me with
the medicine teachings. Later on as I lay suffused with radiant love,
as I felt an infinite and perfect compassion for all beings, the
ayahuasca said to me "This is the highest of all the medicine
Biologist and geoscientist Lynn
Margulis composed a
grand and powerful view of the living and the non-living through her uncanny ability to lean forward and see the
smallest inhabitants of the Earth and then to leap back at the
speed of thought to conceptualize the entire planet. This seeing from soil to space marked a unique scientific endeavor.
Magic, shamanic trance, lucid dreaming, meditation, psychotropic plant use, and writing are all ways to remember how we tricked ourselves into getting lost in a language-based reality construct. By adapting our consciousness to accomodate unfamiliar brain states, we can "write" a more cohesive narrative of reality.
The author is approached by a spiritual teacher and healer who invites
him to the woods of Maine to hear an interesting proposition, after which he heads to Boston to lead the protest movement at the Democratic National Convention, and finds a city under military occupation.
We return to Boston for the explosive conclusion to the DNC protests,
and then journey back to Maine to decompress with Wolf, with unforseen