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Mining in BC's Sacred Headwaters is like drilling for oil in the Sistine Chapel


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The measure of a society is not only what it does but the quality of its aspirations.



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The surface of the Earth itself is an immense loom upon which the sun weaves the fabric of existence.



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What is science but the pursuit of the truth? What is Buddhism but 2500 years of observation as to the nature of mind?



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Heroes are never perfect, but they're brave, they're authentic, they're courageous, determined, discreet, and they've got grit.



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Its haunting to realize that half of the languages of the world are teetering on the brink of extinction.



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Language is an old-growth forest of the mind.



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All cultures through all time have constantly been engaged in a dance with new possibilities for life. Change is the one constant in human history.





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