Sky Above, Soil Below
June 26, 2018 Kosmos Community News

Change the Worldview, Change the World

By Drew Dellinger
Kosmos Quarterly | SUMMER 2018

I was sitting in a classroom in Assisi, Italy, with one of the leading environmental thinkers of our time, and he was talking about the power of story. “It seems that we basically communicate meaning by narrative,” he said. “At least that’s my approach to things: that narrative is our basic mode of understanding.”

In that summer of 1991, Thomas Berry was a 77-year-old sage; a Catholic priest—though never quite comfortably—a cultural historian, and a scholar of world religions, retired from teaching but at the height of his intellectual and prophetic powers. His central focus was addressing the deep roots of the ecological crisis.

Ecosystem Restoration Camps

By John Liu, via Permaculture

International filmmaker John D. Liu describes a vision of how Ecosystem Restoration Camps can train people to regenerate land degraded by humans anywhere in the world.