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The guy who inspired "Men Who Stare At Goats"

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I love that movie. I was searching around on the internet and it turns out it was based on a book, which was based on a real guy named Jim Channon who thought the military's true allegiance should be to the Earth and tried to build a non-lethal army of Peace and Love.

Anyway, I looked on youtube and it turns out he now lives in Hawaii and practices permaculture.

Too bad he doesn't recite the First Earth Battalion's Earth Prayer in any of the videos I've found-

"Mother Earth… my life support system… as a soldier… I must drink your blue water… live inside your red clay and eat your green skin.
I pray… my boots will always kiss your face and my footsteps match your heartbeat.
Carry my body through space and time… you are my connection to the Universe… and all that comes after.
I am yours and you are mine.
I salute you."

So when's he going to be on the podcast?
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Fun flick,
cool crunchy dude,
interesting backstory!
thanks for posting
I can't beleive you just said that. Now I need to calm down with this tiny ad:
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