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Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 4:14pm - 1 year ago
Join the “Fast for the Earth”!
Launching August 1, 2012, the Fast will be a global nonviolent protest against wanton disregard for the natural world, and a spiritual affirmation that we are all part of that world, responsible for its careful tending.
The Fast is being organized by a group of concerned citizens in Brookings, SD (USA), who are deeply troubled by tar sands mining and the construction of related pipelines. It has been inspired by the recent public fasting of indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada in protest of the same, and will be undertaken in kinship with them.
Tar sands exploitation is only one manifestation of humanity’s destruction of the planet. To resist such destruct... Continue »