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Land Ethic: Thoughts on Unity and Oneness

The path of a river flowing across a landscape almost perfectly resembles our bronchial tubes that fill our bloodstream with oxygen and our veins that pump it through us. Similar to the vast ecosystems that sprawl out across our planet, the human body is host to tens of thousands of species. Comparative percentages of water comprise the Earth and the human body.

 

While we exist within a part of the larger universe, the entire universe conversely resides within us as well, manifesting itself on a physical and spiritual level.

 

For the sake of coherence and convenience, we are societally conditioned to obsessively compartmentalize. In this action, we remove our ability to observe and learn from the interdependence and coexistence of all of our systems- living or man made, wild or tamed.