Monday, December 21, 2009

Some dark thoughts on the darkest day

Carolyn Baker, at Vermont Commons, is not known to be a cheery optimist; but her reflections on the winter solstice are worth sharing -- because they reflect deep reality and the need for wisdom as we transition from industrial civilization to that which is currently unknown, but still inevitable.

Human life only finds meaning as we embrace that reality and pass on the wisdom we are acquiring from hard experience.

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