Once upon a Time, Part 2

Close your eyes. Imagine this: That God is this sole sphere of life we call Earth. That our prophets’ messages are Earth’s proclaiming Herself through tiny mouths. That paradise will be this planet, alive and without us on it.

Once upon a Time, Part 1

Let me re-tell you a story. Throughout their existence, most humans have, at some time or another, abandoned the life of the migrating herd for other ways of being, congregating into ever-larger groups and refusing movement. The inevitable resource depletion caused by this refusal to move on – the refusal to let the living Earth […]

Ours First: Two

I am not seeking someone else’s words on this one. I do not need another perspective. I do not need advice or input from someone I do not know, whose intentions will always be hidden from me. I do not need confirmation or affirmation when I say this was ours first. A simple truth that […]

Ours First: One

When unschooling is discussed, the practitioners presented or referenced tend to be families that are white and middle class or rich. The inevitable questions come up: Can poor or working class families afford to pull their children out of traditional schools? How can single-parent-families do this? Have non-White families even considered this fascinating new way […]

What we do with it.

I recently saw an episode of Adam Ruins Everything called “Adam Ruins Death.” I generally enjoy the show, but was particularly intrigued by this opening, narrated by Adam Conover: Here’s a challenge: I want you to believe what I’m about to tell you. Not just hear it, not just understand it, but believe it. It’s […]