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About seasonalight

Ginny Battson, Wales. Writer, Getty Image contributor ~ ecology, enviroethics, intrinsic value of biodiversity, geodiversity, ecoliteracy. MA Applied Philosophy.

Launch of my new website.

Today, I transfer my website to one powered by green energy and with no adverts. Please follow this link and you will be very welcome! Thank you so much for your continued support. With fluministic love, Ginny x Advertisements

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Patientism; of place, flow and beyond-perspective.

  Photo by me. “These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a … Continue reading

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Language of Flow: The Need for Neologisms and Introducing Spring Theory.

Photo by me. (dissertation extract, in continuing the ideal of co-operation, symbiosis and mutualism into, and of, language) 6.0 Language of Flow: Fluminism, Introducing Spring Theory. 6.1 The Need for Neologisms. Two particular yet simple words, love and ecology, are … Continue reading

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Love and ecology as an integrative force for good, and as resistance to the commodification of nature and planetary harms: Introducing Fluminism. Ginny Battson, 2018.

I have decided to publish my complete Masters dissertation on environmental ethics here, the culmination of years of research and thought. But it’s just the beginning… Photo by me. FINAL_2018_Dissertation_Ginny_Battson_Adrian_Davis awarded: Distinction.  

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A Noiseless Patient Spider

Photo by me. Poem by Walt Whitman A noiseless patient spider, I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated, Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself, Ever unreeling them, … Continue reading

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“Attempts to ‘green’ capitalism, to make it ‘ecological’, are doomed by the very nature of the system as a system of endless growth.”

  To speak of ‘limits to growth’ under a capitalistic market economy is as meaningless as to speak of limits of warfare under a warrior society. The moral pieties, that are voiced today by many well-meaning environmentalists, are as naive … Continue reading

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Cancer, journeymen.

  “When I mean abnormal cells, I do mean cancer.” In one sentence, the consultant moulded my existence into a finite entity. I felt shocked, blood pumping furiously through my neck. He went on, and as he did, I sat … Continue reading

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The Holy Bible. Genesis. Chapter One. 26. “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the … Continue reading

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  Photo by me cupido ~ yearning (Latin) lustri ~ wilderness/dens of wild beasts, wood, forests (Latin)   As I sit here in the city, thinking, confined by recovery, I am yearning for the wild. I want to be where … Continue reading

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Emotion, swift, thermal. (tweets)

I watched them soar then beat their wings so quick, like bats, tumble-twist and rise again. Uphill, sometimes uplifted, falling like sycamore samara. Higher, higher, dissolving to nothing. #swifts — Ginny (@ginbat) June 13, 2018

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