Tag Archives: philosophy

Water, microbes, life, climate ~ exploring Fluminism.

  Photo by me. When water pulses through our blood vessels, and through all existence, it branches and converges with an array of forces. By hydrodynamics and changes of state, it braids sky with earth, underworld with ocean. Seven billion … Continue reading

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For the love of imperfection

“When one has once fully entered the realm of love, the world ~ no matter how imperfect ~ becomes rich and beautiful, it consists solely of opportunities for love.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard, Works of Love My walking boots have taken … Continue reading

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Sense and Sound ~ stimuli and reflex

“And our ears tell us that the whisper of every leaf and creature speaks to the natural sources of our lives, which indeed may hold the secrets of love for all things, especially our own humanity.” Bernie Krause Huka Falls … Continue reading

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What might Heraclitus mean by claiming that, ‘We step and we do not step into the same rivers, we are and we are not.’? Discuss as an issue concerning our knowledge and perception of the world.

Introduction Heraclitus was borne from an early age of human enlightenment, at a time when the study of religion and poetry proved simply not enough to satiate a human hunger for knowledge and understanding of nature and existence. Homer’s epics, … Continue reading

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River Days

Vernal equinox has come and gone for the year and we tip more towards the ball of fire that is the Sun than we do away. Longer days stretch out before us. My daughter and I chat about our hopes … Continue reading

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Environmental ethics: Prioritizing nature.

  I often hear this, and sometimes with a dismissive tone: What relevance does environmental ethics have to me and what I do at home, work or at play?  Answer: everything! The term ‘environmental ethics’ is the study, thoughts and … Continue reading

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