Latest Wiki Politiki Podcast
Aired Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 5:00 PM EST
An Interview with Sacred Order Co-Founders Skylar Wilson and Jennifer Berit Listug
“Earth — love it or leave it.” — Swami Beyondananda
“I promise to be the best lover and defender of the Earth that I can be.”
Can taking such a vow make a difference?
Skylar Wilson and Jennifer Berit Listug, our guests on Wiki Politiki this week think so. They, along with Matthew Fox, the noted priest and father of Creation Spirituality, have founded a “spiritual order” for our times, the Order of the Sacred Earth.
I am reminded of a famous Gandhi quote. When asked what he thought of Western Civilization, he replied, “I think it would be a very good idea.”
While our civilization has excelled at science, technology, and the gleaning of material knowledge, we seem to be on the verge of flunking Wisdom 1.1. Ever since we put Descartes before the horse nearly four centuries ago, society has focused its attention on the material world as the be-all and end-all. And the “end-all” idea may be exactly where we are headed. Read more here.