We change in disasters. A different kind of community forms. I found a podcast that leans into this and helps explain how we change, become caring and help each other as almost a reflex action. In this episode of Krista Tippett’s On Being, Rebecca Solnit …
Business as usual is no longer tenable
That “belevolent” large company of my parents’ generation
Is now a vortex sucking in vast amounts of
people, money, animals, plants, oil, minerals, energy
facing a climate emergency
with politics fragmented
and society struggling to keep the heart
We can no longer accept business as usual
We can no longer look the other way
For those embracing change.
For those seeking a better future
and wanting to take part.
Speaking truth to power,
Careful of others and earth;