We are living in an unprecedented time of loss. Many forces in American culture align to prevent grieving that can deepen our insight into life and human nature.
The Center for Humans and Nature brings together creative minds from a variety of lifeways to answer questions relevant to all of us and that point us toward responses that reflect our true nature.
With this blog, which has recently been focused on issues such as electrification of the grid, and social justice issues, I am stepping back to find other windows into human nature, American culture, and my own personal path seeking a greater understanding of why we do what we do in the face of evidence to the contrary.
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What I am learning is Inflation seems to be the driver of voting. Voting sets priorities. Nature calms us.
Yes. Of course its inflation. It is a hallmark of the unjust consequences of our economic system which continues to support the top percent while the rest of us struggle to keep up. These are the losses. So what you observe is a talisman of that loss! And nature loses, too. Its upside down.
Last night I watched part II of Henry Louis Gates’ series on Black Life on PBS. Highly recommend because it shows black life “behind the veil” in which all economic activity was centered on improving the lives of black citizens. The clubs and civic organizations were focused on bringing everyone up together from banks to businesses. That is the direction our larger society needs to adopt and learn from… As always, grateful for your comments on this blog!