Thursday, November 26, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving from the Green Market Oracle
We need to cultivate the spirit of thankfulness that helps us to rekindle a harmonious relationship to nature. Gratitude of this kind may be difficult but it is essential if we are to find the motivation and the courage to advance ecological action.
As explained in an article titled "Environmental Gratitude and Ecological Advocacy:"
"We need a new way of communicating the urgency of environmental action because it is becoming increasingly apparent that standard fact based approaches are not getting through. Environmental gratitude is an approach that can help to inspire ecological action"
"The shortsighted pursuit of profit has led humans to ravage worldwide resources. Environmental gratitude may enable us to counteract this nihilistic tendency and expedite ecological action."
This holiday season take a moment to remember and give thanks for the ineffable splendor of the world around us. Acknowledge the beauty and life giving properties of the natural world that we all depend on for our very survival. Remember that we have a responsibility to protect, preserve and restore nature's bounty for future generations.
It is also important to appreciate those who work to preserve nature and advocate for sustainability. This work is about more than creating low carbon commerce, we work to protect people by preserving our water, air, forests, animals, and fish.
While there are many corporate interests that continue their wanton rape of the Earth's resources we should recognize those businesses that are bravely leading global efforts to find the balance between commerce and the natural world.
We deeply appreciate your readership and we look forward to working together for a more sustainable world. Wishing you all a happy holiday full of environmental gratitude.
The Green Market Oracle
Posted by Richard Matthews