We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.
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New Zealand's River That Is A Person

New Zealand's River That Is A Person

Sep 13, 2012-- From the dawn of history, and in cultures throughout the world, humans have been prone to imbue Earth's life-giving rivers with qualities of life itself -- a fitting tribute, no doubt, to the wellsprings upon which our past (and present) civilizations so heavily rely. But while modern thought has come to regard these essential waterways more clinically over the centuries, that might all be changing once again. Meet the Whanganui. You might call it a river, but in the eyes of the law, it has the standings of a person. (6103 reads)


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