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Spiritual Ecology

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A spiritual and practical guide that establishes a holistic ecological viewpoint that acknowledges and celebrates our interdependency with nature as the source of global health and our own spiritual health.
Paperback, 227 pages
Published February 1st 1990 by Bantam (first published 1990)
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Ann Buechler
May 04, 2014 Ann Buechler rated it really liked it
I happened upon this book by chance, or perhaps fate. Nollman takes you back to the basic relationship we have with nature, most notably our interconnection with all living things. I believe this is an important book, especially for those interested in gaining a new perspective on our food supply, and policies involving energy, land, and animals. On the surface, Nollman seems like his head is always in the clouds, but if you immerse yourself in his writing, you'll find he has a wise and sensible ...more
Erik Akre
Jul 24, 2015 Erik Akre rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: dreamers, myth-makers, lovers of all beings
Shelves: ecology, essays, myth
How do you talk to a beluga whale? Is it possible? Can the story be told?

The true crisis of our time is that of perception. The scientific way of seeing the world--objectifying and quantifying and rationalizing--has held sway for hundreds of years, and so we end up with a world where nature is seen only in the light of utility. Our alternative is to "noster": to alter our perception so that the natural world can be seen as a subjective experience of interdependent participation with nature.

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Great in depth look at several aspects of nature, and Iroquois Conservationism.
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