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Restoration vs. exploitation

We have tens of thousands of abandoned homes without people and tens of thousands of abandoned people without homes. We have failed bankers advising failed regulators on how to save failed assets. Think about this: we are the only species … Continue reading

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What good is it?

The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant, ‘What good is it?’ If the land mechanism as a whole is good, then every part is good, whether we understand it or not. If … Continue reading

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The big question

“Is it all worth it? If we do our best to heal the Earth and make our place in her a sustainable one, is there a good chance that we will succeed?…to my mind that’s the wrong question. Even if … Continue reading

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Trees

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. — Nelson Henderson

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Save or savor?

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to …save the world and a desire to …savor the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. – E.B. White

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Desire

A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.   – Benjamin Franklin

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