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A talk with Peter Warshall, a specialist in biodiversity, conservation-based development, and a founding co-director of the Dreaming New Mexico project, which has developed community-based methods of creating ways to arrive in what Buckminster Fuller called the "preferred state" regarding renewable sources of energy, local foodsheds, and a Fair-Trade state by 2020 (DreamingNewMexico.org); also PW's thoughts on the human microbiome as part of biodiversity (more Relational Physiology!); poem by Galway Kinnell

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A talk with Jonathon Porritt, cofounder of Forum for the Future (forumforthefuture.org) in London and former Chair of the UK Sustainable Development Commission, on the "psychodynamics of optimism in an apocalyptic age" (jonathonporritt.com); also engaged reflections on the meaning of Advent; poem by Rev. Alla Renee Bozarth
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Meanings of Chanukah -- a talk with Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun magazine (now in its 26th year!) and author of "How to Do Chanukah 2012" and 11 books, including most recently Embracing Israel/Palestine; he is also the Executive Director of the Network of Spiritual Progressives; tikkun.org; poem by Louise Gluck

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Meanings of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- the season of Advent; the Virgin Mary's syncretic blendings; Pussy Riot's imprisonment after singing their Marian prayer as part of the anti-Putin movement in Russia; a conversation about Our Lady of Guadalupe with Ana Castillo, editor of the anthology Goddess of the Americas (anacastillo.com); a recording of Pussy Riot's prayer to Mary; poem by Patricia Monaghan

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