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Just a good article in NY Times about the Christmas Eve photo that reframed our perspective on the planet.
Read on
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/24/opinion/24morton.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&ei=5070&emc=eta1

“ 'Earthrise' showed us where we are, what we can do and what we share. It showed us who we are, together; the people of a tough, long-lasting world, shot through with the light of a continuous creation."
 
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that is a wonderful article! It inspires an almost religous or spiritual feeling about the hearth and life, yet invokes no deity, which is even more spectacular.
 
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Yeah, I thought it was really well written too. Gushy in a good way, it's THe EArth for chrissake. It's important.

On a slightly different, but still earth and Christmas and permaculture related, I recently watched the movie Zeitgeist. http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/

1/3 case for paganism, 1/3 9-11 conspiracy, 1/3 the elites want to rule the world and stick microchips in the masses.
 
Would you turn that thing down? I'm controlling a mind here! Look ... look at the tiny ad ...
What makes you excited about rocket ovens?
https://permies.com/t/90100/excited-rocket-ovens
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