And suddenly we find ourselves in the midst of the world, yet undisturbed by its multiplicity, for in our innermost soul we know ourselves to be one with all being. --Hermann Hesse

Seeing the Whole

Seeing the Whole

Aug 5, 2018-- Our world is much richer, more beautiful, and more complex than we think--and it's all happening right now, in this very moment. By widening our awareness to include the entire planet, encompassing both what we can and can't see, we move toward a vision of earth where we are not merely on it, but a vital part in its processes. Consider the superhuman abilities of animals to see, hear, and smell better than humans. Or aerial views of the planet. Processes invisible to the naked eye. When we take it all in at once, the result can be "joy at the breathtaking beauty of the world; wonder at its occasional, deep strangeness; empathy with its suffering; [and] urgency toward the relief of that suffering." Andrew Zolli invites us to see the earth in different ways in this illuminating and compelling essay. (6910 reads)


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