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No.243 July/August 2007
at the heart of earth, art and spirit
T H E A RT S
32 THE LONGITUDINAL
July/August 2007 No.243
Representing those affected by climate change.
34 DIVINE BEAUTY
10 WORLDS CONVERGING
The art of David Jones.
K E Y N OT E S
12 EVOLUTION OF WISDOM
36 PARADISE DISCOVERED
The art of Paul Bloomer.
THE POINT OF RETURN
38 ART IN ACTION
DEEPAK CHOPRA • CHELLIS GLENDINNING • EVELYN WILLIAMS ANDY GOLDSWORTHY • SIR CRISPIN TICKELL • ADAM THORPE
God is a ﬁeld of consciousness that pervades the universe.
A festival that nourishes the soul.
Stacked Oak, by Andy Goldsworthy, using branches left over from locally felled trees
COURTESY: YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK
16 FREEDOM FROM FEAR
39 BREATHING IN AND OUT
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Twenty years on.
58 PLANTING IDEAS
ROBERT BUTLER reviews
41 THE THRESHOLD 20 THE HUMAN IMPACT
SIR CRISPIN TICKELL ADAM THORPE
Seeing the good in the gloom.
Humans are more than mere producers or consumers.
43 THE CROCHET REEF
Manifesting hyperbolic space.
59 A PHILOSOPHICAL GIANT
MICHAEL TOBIAS reviews Of Myself: Atmaparichay
22 RAINFOREST RENAISSANCE
How Gaviotas moves from a pilot to a mega-project.
60 A QUEST FOR TRUTH
CHRIS CLARKE reviews
The Science of Oneness
24 FIELD SCHOOLS
44 VOICE FROM THE SOUTH
Local wisdom networks.
46 SLOW TRAVEL
The four dimensions of aboriginal life.
50 DEEP SPIRIT
28 LIFE IS ART
Ex devina, pencil and watercolour, by David Jones ILLUSTRATORS
Celebrating the Adivasis of India.
LAURENS VAN DER POST WILLIAM ATKINSON
29 THE COAL PUSHERS
The plight of Adivasis in India.
MEREDITH ANDREA HELEN MOORE
56 LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
TRUDA LANE is an artist living in North Devon MATT KENYON illustrates for The Guardian JANE RAY is a freelance illustrator AXEL SCHEFFLER illustrates children’s books, most recently Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book LINDA SCOTT is a freelance illustrator PETER TILL is a freelance illustrator
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61 SURVIVAL STRATEGIES
CHELLIS GLENDINNING reviews
62 A JOURNEY WORTH
CLIVE GILSON reviews
The Poem and the Journey
62 THE PERFUMES OF
PAUL MATTHEWS reviews
Falling out of the Skin into the Soul
64 THE POWER OF
JOHN MOAT reviews two ﬁlms:
At Five in the Afternoon and Stray Dogs
65 TRAUMA BY PROXY
ROGER FRANKLIN reviews
Veterans of War,Veterans of Peace
66 BUILDING A FUTURE
RICHARD ST. GEORGE reviews
A View to the Future
66 REPLACING LIGHT
JOHN ELKINGTON reviews
Make Poverty Business
IN OUR TIME
Geologist in the Cave of Crystals (Cueva de los Cristales) in Chihuahua, Mexico.The crystals are the largest known in the world, formed from the selenite form of gypsum (calcium sulphate) over millions of years in the mineral-rich geothermally heated water that ﬁlled the caves.The crystals were discovered after the water was pumped out of the cave. PHOTOGRAPH: JAVIER TRUEBA/MSF/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
67 BOOKS IN BRIEF
68 CLASSIFIED ADVERTS 70 DISPLAY ADVERTS
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Editors’ Selection In her article ‘Illumination’ Nomi Rowe introduces the work of Nevil Sattentau who painted as an act of meditation, creating illuminated manuscripts and depicting ﬁgures inﬂuenced by Persian miniatures. Fulvia Zavan explores the work of artist Jonathan Newdick as he wanders in a ﬁeld of complementary meanings. In ‘A Sense of Place’, Andrew Wingﬁeld recounts a journey of remembrance and protest, as he chronicles the changing nature of people’s lives in the sprawling suburbs of Sacramento, California. www.resurgence.org/selection Bookshelf Read a selection of book reviews online: Maggie Lee reviews Viktor Schauberger: A Life of Learning from Nature, by Jane Cobbald; Aidan Rankin reviews The Bloodless Revolution: Radical Vegetarians and the Discovery of India by Tristram Stuart; Diana Schumacher reviews Froude Today by John Coleman; Andy McGeeney reviews Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth’s Last Dinosaur by Carl Saﬁna; James Bruges reviews Carbon Trading by Larry Lohman. www.resurgence.org/bookshelf Online Issues PDF ﬁles of our current issue and many of our back issues (some now out of print), are available for download from our website at a special price. www.resurgence.org/sales/download.htm Resurgence Newsletter Receive regular updates from Resurgence with information on articles, book reviews, news and events by subscribing to the Friends of Resurgence email newsletter. To view the current newsletter and sign up visit: www.resurgence.org/friends Resurgence Forum Join the debate at the online forum for the Resurgence community. Visit our Green Lifestyle section where you can discuss ecology, environment, and what we can do to heal the Earth, or share thoughts on greener politics and global issues in our Current Affairs area. You can also share your comments and ideas about Resurgence. Join the Resurgence community at: www.resurgence.org/gaiascafe/index.htm/
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