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What's Good for the Bird is Good for the Herd: Cooperation at Oregon's Malheur Wildlife Refuge

This post originally appeared on Holy Wild, at alisonleighlilly.com

Perhaps one of the most insidious ideas that environmentalists and animists alike continue to struggle against is the misguided belief that to be pro-environment is to be automatically anti-human. 2,412 more words

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The Call of the Vaettir

By Ryan Smith

In the modern Heathen movement everything is alive. From the breeze at our backs to the ground beneath our feet we live in a world filled with spirits. 994 more words


Imbolc, the Early Transition

Imbolc is one of my favorite holidays. The hopefulness it brings, celebrating the first stirrings of a Spring about to burst forth, has always been needed, in my life and in the communities that celebrate it. 391 more words


Parulubalangan Stonechairsalt – History Animism

If you visit somewhere in Sumatera, you often meet Megalith archaeological sites. My friends and I also visit one of them at Siallagan Village, Simanindo Sub district, Samosir Island, North Sumatera – Indonesia. 201 more words



Sand-Dunes & their Ways


I was day-dreaming about Sand-dunes

and their sly, purposeful, creeping ways,

as I stood in the shallows of Deadmans Beach… 230 more words


I surrender myself to all that exists beyond my spheres of influence, beyond my own energetic and physical capacity. An unhealthy focus of maintaining the assertion that I am capable of changing the world, which inevitably may be possible as a collective form, however as a singular form of darkness and light influencing the entire world is impossible. 124 more words



Stained book covers declare war on ghosts.
Walking trees hide from yesterday inside uncountable nouns.
Angels write endless erratic fiction for senile atheists,
play soccer with the head of the first victim of outer space on weekends. 15 more words