Glenn Aparicio Parry

Glenn Aparicio Parry

Glenn Aparicio Parry, PhD, is the author of the Nautilus award-winning book, Original Thinking: A Radical Revisioning of Time, Humanity, and Nature (North Atlantic Books, 2015) and the forthcoming book Sacred Politics (Select Books, 2020), from which this essay is partially excerpted.

Parry also organized and participated in the Language of Spirit Conferences from 1999-2011, which brought together Native and Western scientists in dialogue.



Making Politics Sacred Again


The founding fathers warned us of times like these. Intent on presenting a unified front to the world, they discouraged factions and political parties. I, therefore, characterize the birth of the nation as a form of Unitive Consciousness, even if it was not the most evolved nor long-lasting form.