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Earth is speaking. Loudly. Can we hear? | Elizabeth Allison | Huffington Post

Interesting and timely article by Elizabeth Allison, Professor of Ecology and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies.

Earth is speaking. Loudly. Can we hear?by Elizabeth Allison

Angela Yuriko Smith 

Transgressing Earth’s planetary boundaries will result in responses that make human life on Earth increasingly difficult. We have gotten a taste of this possibility over the past few weeks. It is time to pay attention to the unequivocal messages we are receiving about our impacts on Earth. The mechanistic paradigm no longer serves us. We must stop imagining Earth as an insentient machine, and start perceiving her as a partner to whom obligations of care and respect are owed. 

Source: Earth is speaking. Loudly. Can we hear? | Elizabeth Allison | HuffPost