The Applied Leadership Project (ALP) is the culminating project for the Masters of Environmental Leadership Program at Naropa University. This is the written and oral presentation of my research.
This paper explores the birth, evolution, and future human consciousness and how humans have interacted with the environment over the course of their existence.
Last night, I saw Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. It was stunning and fantastic. Aside from a few cinematography liberties exercised, it was historically precise. What follows are some of the thoughts that it triggered in me.
You probably know where your property ends and your neighbor’s property begins. Chances are that there is a fence there. If you look around, you’ll notice many boundary markings – signs, fences, and shrubs. We are the only species that have established and enforced such distinct boundaries.
To meet the needs of a swelling population, farming in the 20th century completely transformed and, unless you only judge progress by the amount of food yielded, not for the better. Here’s a list of the major trends and how to respond with more sustainable practices.
An excerpt from Bäume. Betrachtungen und Gedichte by Herman Hesse: “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone…”