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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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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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THE NATURE OF SANITY

Author: Theodore Roszak Funny how psychiatrists are absolutely inspired when it comes to mapping sexual dysfunction, but fail to chart the strong emotional bond we have with the natural habitat. It’s time for an environmentally based definition of mental health. … Continue reading

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THE CONSERVATION BIOLOGIST AS ZEN STUDENT

By Fred W. Allendorf Conservation Biology 11(5):1045-1046 To study the Way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things. To be enlightened by … Continue reading

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Elk As Teacher

By Carl Golden March 16, 2006 Once upon a snow-covered mount in the front range of the Rockies (just outside of Boulder, Colorado), I followed the tracks of an Elk buck for half a day, and then lost them in … Continue reading

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Deep Ecology

By Bron Taylor, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and Michael Zimmerman, Tulane University Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess (b. 1912) coined the term “Deep Ecology” in 1972 to express the ideas that nature has intrinsic value, namely, value apart from its usefulness … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading

Plotkin, Bill. Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World. Novato, California: New World Library. 2008. Sheldrake, Rupert. Morphic Resonance: The Nature of Formative Causation. Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press. 1981. Buhner, Stephen Harrod. The … Continue reading

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