Students and colleagues often feel overwhelmed by the tremendous complexity and size of the climate crisis. But we must start somewhere. Below is a social movement entitled Buen Vivir as described by Sergio Beltran: Buen vivir (living well, or living well together) is an indigenous Latin American term describing alternatives to development rooted in community, … More Buen Vivir
‘The best teacher will send you back to yourself… the greatest teacher knows they are only a temporal guide. Never the destination. Never the answer.” –Nayyirah Waheed
I currently teach at the San Luis Obispo county jail and the California Men’s Colony State Prison. One of the most profound lessons I gained teaching inside a correctional facilitate concerns the stereotypes about prisoners and agency. Following the famous saying by James Bradford, “But for the grace of God go I,” I recognize that … More There but for the grace of God…
It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God’s work. Nothing we do is complete, which is a way of saying … More We Are Prophets
Outside of the academy, I homestead with my family. I love it and find it enables me to live in a way that brings my values and actions closer together. However, many folks just don’t understand this lifestyle. Here is a brief description that describes why we do what we do.
The legend of Oprah Winfrey
Check out this video to see a new challenge we are setting for ourselves next year. The revolution begins with what we eat!
“The principle of co-operation, spontaneous or concerted, is the basis of society, and the object of society must ever be to find the right place for its individual members in its great co-operative scheme. There is, however, a danger of exaggerated specialism; it concentrates the attention of individuals on small parts of the social machine, … More To sum up Sociology