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The Great Work - the work of ensuring a just, healthy, beautiful, and sustainably life-giving world for future generations of all species.


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Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives.

Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives.



The divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world. Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine.

The divine communicates to us primarily through the language of the natural world. Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine.



We lose our souls if we lose the experience of the forest, the butterflies, the song of the birds, if we can't see the stars at night.

We lose our souls if we lose the experience of the forest, the butterflies, the song of the birds, if we can't see the stars at night.



The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of earth.

The destiny of humans cannot be separated from the destiny of earth.



Gardening is an active participation in The deepest mysteries of the universe.

Gardening is an active participation in The deepest mysteries of the universe.



We are not lacking in the dynamic forces needed to create the future. We live immersed in a sea of energy beyond all comprehension.

We are not lacking in the dynamic forces needed to create the future. We live immersed in a sea of energy beyond all comprehension.



The universe is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects.

The universe is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects.



As humans we are born of the Earth, nourished by the Earth, healed by the Earth.

As humans we are born of the Earth, nourished by the Earth, healed by the Earth.



The environmental crisis is fundamentally a spiritual crisis.

The environmental crisis is fundamentally a spiritual crisis.



The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.

The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.





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If you want knowledge, you must toil for it; if food, you must toil for it; and if pleasure, you must toil for it: toil is the law.

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The future is here, now, and the past is full of actual deeds, real history. Utopias hardly have the meat on their bones to sustain a people in grave times.

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