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Standing Rock: A Change of Heart, Part 4

by Charles Eisentstein The way we see and treat someone is a powerful invitation for them to be as we see them. See someone as deplorable, and even their peace overtures will look like cynical ploys. Distrust generates untrustworthiness. On … 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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