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Act Local, Think Global!

What we do and say spirals out into the world

“It is a general truth that the Earth is depreciated and misunderstood… For quite long enough, we have been taught that this life is not the real thing… and that we live only for heaven.” Jung
“It is a general truth that the Earth is depreciated and misunderstood… For quite long enough, we have been taught that this life is not the real thing… and that we live only for heaven.” Jung

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”— Robert Swan.

“Look after the land and the land will look after you, destroy the land and it will destroy you.” —Aboriginal Proverb

 “You don’t live on earth, you are passing through.” —Rumi

 “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. Think constantly on the changes of the elements into each other, for such thoughts wash away the dust of earthly life.”Marcus Aurelius.

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. Carl Jung.

Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished. —Lao Tzu

'Beauty is truth, and truth is beauty.' Keats

Value the Marginal!

If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?

'Be the change you seek'. Ghandi

 ”Our relationship with nature is broken. But relationships can change.'' Greta Thunberg.

Value the edges. The interface between things is where the most interesting events take place.

You win I win!

Biodiversity and people diversity make all of us more resilient.

We all have to be involved to create the change that is needed.

''Never take over the world to tamper with it. Those who want to tamper with it are not fit to take over the world''. Lao Tzu

'No tree would have branches that are so foolish that they fight with each other'. Native American saying

''For us, the world was full of beauty; for the other, it was a place to be endured until he went to another world.

But we were wise. We knew that man's heart, away from nature, becomes hard.” Chief Luther Standing Bear

''Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better''.
Albert Einstein

We need to focus every inch of our being on climate change because if we fail to do so then all our achievements and progress have been for nothing. All that will remain of our political leaders’ legacy will be the greatest failure in human history." 
Greta Thunberg

''You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer ''. Thich Nhat Hanh
 

The only thing to replace the rotten financial system with is a green economy. The green economy is actually designed to create wealth opportunities; it’s actually designed to create liberty, equality, fraternity. What nature gives you is free, and no one should privately own it. That’s the end of it.”
Vivian Westwood

 “Living democracy grows like a tree, from the bottom up.” Vandana Shiva