Hell is Truth Seen Too Late.— Thomas Hobbes
Interesting Deep Ecology quotations
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Ecology and spirituality are fundamentally connected, because deep ecological awareness, ultimately, is spiritual awareness.
Our brains are separate and independent enough from our genes to rebel against them.. we do so in a small way everytime we use contraception. There is no reason why we should not rebel in a large way too.
How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.
Reality cannot be found except in One single source, because of the interconnection of all things with one another.
The basic pattern of life is a network.
Whenever you see life, you see networks. The whole planet, what we can term 'Gaia' is a network of processes involving feedback tubes. Humans are part of the larger whole, Gaia.
Metaphysics is universal and is exclusively concerned with primary substance.
... And here we will have the science to study that which is, both in its essence and in the properties which it has.
Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.
We are enabled to apprehend at all what is sublime and noble only by the perpetual instilling and drenching of the reality that surrounds us. We can never have enough of nature.
I think human self-hatred may be the great untold story of the millennium.
It's the common thread linking deep ecology and animal rights, the love and money we lavish on pets, the uneasy longing for extraterrestrials to be meddling with us.
We often speak of "deep ecology," but this is also Deep Eco-Psychology: how the environment can remind us of, and help mend, mental and psychic wounds.
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a vision, a dream.
Striving for longevity through versatility facilitates what we might call an ecological or true materialism. ... we are not truly materialist because we fail to invest deep or sacred meanings in material goods. Instead, our materialism connotes an unbounded desire to acquire followed by a throwaway mentality. True materialism could become part of a new ecological consciousness.
Nor do piecemeal steps however well intended, even partially resolve problems that have reached a universal, global and catastrophic character. If anything, partial 'solutions' serve merely as cosmetics to conceal the deep seated nature of the ecological crisis. They thereby deflect public attention and theoretical insight from an adequate understanding of the depth and scope of the necessary changes.
I became an actor at a very young age, but I also had a deep respect for nature and I think I was sort of a little biologist when I was younger. I watched documentaries on rainforest pollution and the loss of species and habitats for animals around the world. It affected me in a very hardcore, emotional way when I was younger. So, later in life I wanted to continue that path more and investigate and learn more about ecological issues.
They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.
Heatstroke is an important and useful addition to the library on climate change, bringing insights from deep-time ecological research to help illuminate the dire forecasts of which we're already so aware.
If religion is the establishing of a relationship between man and the universe, then morality is the explanation of those activities that automatically result when a person maintains a relationship to the universe.
I've moved away from that sort of deep-ecological extremism.
I started to think: what can we do for wild birds right now? I don't want these particular species to disappear.
Everyday is a new beginning, take a deep breath and start again
History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples' environments, not because of biological differences among peoples themselves