I would like to pose the semi-rhetorical question: why are we so attached to this idea of “self-reliance,” of people overcoming adversity to lift themselves out of poverty (trickle-down economics) rather than the radical notion that I am my brother’s/sister’s keeper and ought to help lift them up, out of sheer, unadulterated compassion?
for blog action day a buddhist-inspiried piece about the connection between the environment and human beings.
This is more of a reminder to myself that I’m supposed to write something by Monday about “the Environment.” I don’t really know what I’ll write been doing so much commenting lately a lot of ideas are bubbling but none of them have anything to do with the environment…. Anyway, if you’d like to […]
So I’ve decided to participate in this Blog Action Day thing. According to them: On October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyoneâ€™s mind – the environment. Every blogger will post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic. Our aim is […]