Category Archives: Ethic of reciprocity

Standing Rock: A Change of Heart, Part 3

by Charles Eisenstein The dehumanization of the Other that happens in war, racism, and genocide is no different from any reduction of the sacred to the profane. It is the same mentality that informs the reduction of nature from a … Continue reading

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Standing Rock: A Change of Heart, Part 1

by  Charles Eisenstein* I am told by Native American friends active at Standing Rock that the elders are counseling the Water Protectors to undertake each action prayerfully and to stay off the warpath. I would like to explain why this … Continue reading

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