where he lived and was inspired to write the "sand county almanac", are situated along the wisconsin river and,luckily,are a short drive from where i live. me and friends have hiked (and day-tripped :)) around there several times in past years and always get a wonderful vibe from that beautiful place. aldo's efforts have left a beautiful and thoughtful environmentally conscious legacy for future generations.
"It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation to land can exist without love, respect, and admiration for land and a high regard for its value. By value, I of course mean something far broader than mere economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense."
"There is no such thing as silence. Something is always happening that makes a sound."
"INTENT is Everything."
'Christian fundamentalists and fundamentalists in general are viruses, and they're killing us, multiplying and mutating, and they're destroying us. Now, you know, you got to give strong medicine to combat a virus.'
- John Giorno
Realizing that offering prayers to counteract evil in the world as evidenced by 9/ll, (by their very action of praying for an end to such evil acts) is in itself the end of evil.
Offering prayers 11 years after 9/11, realizing, by their very act of giving of up all claim to truth in the word, that they have found the key to defeat all that evil.
(I think I just blew my mind!)
Is giving up the claim to "Truth" better than fighting for it?
"They can be like a sun, words. They can do
for the heart what light can do for a field.
-St. John of the Cross
"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went."