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Somewhere between inventing the wheel and rocketing to Mars, it seems that humanity has lost its ability to see the world as an interdependent enterprise, with humans, animals, trees, earth, sun, moon, and the stars karmically intertwined in ecological intimacy.

In a series of conversations, screenings, and performances, our Future Fellow Karenna Gore draws on a diverse set of wisdom and spiritual traditions to provide us with a rich source of ethical values. It is only through this non-anthropocentric worldview that is respectful of nature and compassionate to all forms of life that we can forge a sustainable future.

What lessons can we learn from the intersection of new insights and ancient lifeways?

You know how to recycle””but when was the last time you walked barefoot in the grass?