Trying to find a title to encompass our evolving environmental catastrophe, I thought about fossil fuel, pipelines, drought, unprecedented fires and storms, destruction of energy infrastructure, and how these fit into the idea of Religious Socialism, I chose Mother Earth, learning this mindset from my native friends.
Don’t Look Down is a spoof of the recent movie Don’t Look Up in which people refuse to acknowledge a meteor heading for earth. That’s what came to me as I’m praying about what to write this morning. One of the things I heard my friend Sikowis say recently was the earth below the surface … Continue reading Don’t Look Down
Today I plan to be in Des Moines for a rally against false climate solutions.(https://quakersandreligioussocialism.com/2022/11/08/peacemaking-means-stopping-carbon-capture-and-pipelines/) There are several terms related to Carbon Capture and Storage/Sequestration (CCS). I like carbon pipeline resistance. It reminds me of the Keystone Pledge of Resistance that I was deeply involved with when in Indianapolis. A campaign that, after years of … Continue reading Carbon pipeline resistance
Yesterday I wrote about the video of the interview of Friend Mary Mendenhall (included below). She told of the Quakers who left the United States because of their opposition to war and the military draft. That migration and the development of the Monteverde community in Costa Rica, where they settled, is an example of Quakers … Continue reading Peacemaking: fill the spiritual void