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Alienation, Neo-shamanism and Recovered Animism

  By Bruce Charlton Alienation It is one of the distinctive features of Western contemporary life that, while pleasures are widely available (albeit at a price), there is almost universally a sense of alienation. Alienation is the feeling that life … Continue reading

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Presence, Power, and the Planet

Presence, Power, and the Planet By Tom Yeomans Introduction Of all the practices that I have taught in the last twenty-five years to professionals and lay people who were interested in the spiritual dimension, the practice of presence has emerged … Continue reading

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Is There an Ecological Unconscious?

(Photo: Mountaintop Removal, West Virginia, USA) By DANIEL B. SMITH Published: January 27, 2010 in the New York Times About eight years ago, Glenn Albrecht began receiving frantic calls from residents of the Upper Hunter Valley, a 6,000-square-mile region in … Continue reading

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ECOPSYCHOLOGY: EIGHT PRINCIPLES

By Theodore Roszak In The Voice of the Earth: An Exploration of Ecopsychology, Theodore Roszak sought to formulate some general principles that might guide both environmentalists and therapists in their common project of defining a sane relationship to the world … Continue reading

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Encountering the Liminal: A Shamanic Space for Healing Self and Community

The following essay was delivered by me, Carl Golden, as a lecture at the Abundancia Feast at the Grange in Woodinville, WA, on February 22, 2012.   “Who are YOU?” asked the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a … Continue reading

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Deep Ecopsychology

Ecopsychology is a profound and necessary intellectual development in Western consciousness.  It is profound because it is a formidable argument against the lamentable Cartesian dualism that has enthralled science, western philosophy and religion for far too long and at too dear … Continue reading

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The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, Ecopsychology, and the Crisis of Extinction: On Annihilating and Nurturing Other Beings, Relationships, and Ourselves

  By Will W. Adams Department of Psychology Duquesne University THE HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGIST, 34(2), 111–133, Copyright © 2006, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Correspondence should be addressed to Will W. Adams, Department of Psychology, Duquesne University, 544 College Hall, Pittsburgh, PA … Continue reading

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Ecopsychology: Where does it fit in psychology?

by John Scull An earlier version of this paper was presented at the annual psychology conference, Malaspina University College, March 26, 1999. © copyright 1999, John Scull. Permission is given to reproduce this article, provided the author is both acknowledged … Continue reading

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Natural Philosophy and Spiritual Praxis Re-envisioned

Written by Carl Golden August 24, 2011 Over the last 35 years, I sought experiences, insight, knowledge, and wisdom to aid me in my own journey of maturation and discovery. Consequentially, my life became a gestation of religious, spiritual, psychological, … Continue reading

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The Spiral Progression: Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis

Written by Carl Golden August 23, 2011 The Elan Vital (or life force) is ancient and evergreen — perennially emerging within the spiraling evolutionary progression of life and culture. Although it is primordial, it was first given cultural expression in ancient Animism. … Continue reading

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