Earthlike planets are extremely
Everything we do to the Earth, we do to ourselves.
Earth teach me quiet ~
as the grasses are still with new light.
teach me suffering ~ as old stones suffer with memory.
Earth teach me humility ~ as blossoms are
humble with beginning.
Earth teach me
caring ~ as mothers nurture their young.
Earth teach me courage ~ as the
tree that stands alone.
Earth teach me limitation ~ as the ant that crawls on the
Earth teach me freedom ~ as the eagle
that soars in the sky.
Earth teach me acceptance ~ as the leaves that die
Earth teach me renewal
~ as the seed that rises in the spring.
Earth teach me to
forget myself ~ as melted snow forgets its
Earth teach me to remember
kindness ~ as dry fields weep with
"To protect the Earth is to protect ourselves.
Everything is linked to everything else.
save the our planet is to save ourselves,
our children and grandchildren."
- Thich Nhat Hanh
"What we now need is real leadership so that
will enjoy the benefits
of our wisdom, empathy and
instead of having to
manage the consequences
selfish ravaging of the
"May the inhabitants of earth become one in their
Unite their plans and designs with
the dwellers in heaven!
separation and polytheism and dualism will vanish
For there is
only unity in real
existence!" - Rumi
"Evil does not spring
from the soil,
and trouble does not
sprout from the Earth." - Job
"Upon what does the
(The sages say it stands upon twelve pillars.)
stand upon the waters;
the waters upon the mountains;
upon the wind;
the wind upon the storm;
the storm is suspended upon the
strength of the Holy One,
blessed be He, as it is written."
Babylonian Talmud, Tract Hagiga, Chapter II
translated by Michael Levi
"Children who never spend significant,
unstructured time outdoors in
natural settings can hardly be
expected to grow into adults who will care enough to
fight to protect the
- Crista Worthy
"We live in a cooperative biological
world which possess many features of life, most
notably homeostatic regulation of temperature, gases, salinity, and other
variables. Each species contributes some way to the
metabolism and homeostasis of the planet.
Coral creates lagoons that help remove salt from the ocean, which would otherwise double in
salinity in just 60 million years. Photosynthesizing algae and rainforests
produce the oxygen that sustains animal life,
while other mechanisms prevent oxygen levels from going too high and sparking
devastating planet-wide forest fires. Bacteria accelerate rock weathering to
bring carbon out of the atmosphere, while marine animals eventually turn that
carbon into shells ultimately sequestered on the ocean floor. And something,
some combination of organic and inorganic processes, has kept earth's surface
temperature stable as the sun's apparent
brightness has increased by 30 or 40 percent over three billion years." -
"From the moon, the Earth is
so small and so fragile, and such a precious little spot in that
beautiful, that you can block it out with your thumb.
Then you realize that on that spot, that little blue and white thing, is
everything that means anything to you - all of history and music and poetry and
art and death and birth and love, tears, joy, games, all of it right
there on that little spot that you can cover with your thumb. And you realize
from that perspective that you've changed forever, that there is something new
there, that the relationship is no longer what it
was." - Rusty Schweickart
"When I was the last man to walk on the moon
in December 1972, I stood in the blue darkness and looked in awe at the
Earth from the lunar surface.
What I saw was almost too beautiful to grasp. There
was too much logic, too much purpose - it was just too beautiful to have happened by accident. It doesn't
matter how you choose to
worship God ...
God has to exist to have created what I
was privileged to see." - Gene Cernan
"On the return trip home, gazing
through 240,000 miles of space toward the stars and the planet from which I had
come, I suddenly experienced the beautiful as
intelligent, loving, harmonious." -
Earth is defined
The substance of the human body;
mothership of the species
The realm or abode of
mortal existence; the
The globe or planet which we
inhabit; the world, in distinction from the
sun, moon, or stars.
The solid materials which make up the
globe, in distinction from the
air or water;
the dry land.
Worldly things, as
opposed to spiritual things; the pursuits, interests, and allurements of
The softer inorganic
matter composing part of the surface of the
planet, in distinction from the firm
rock; soil of all kinds, including
gravel, clay, loam, and the like; sometimes,
soil favorable to the growth of
plants; the visible surface of the
globe; the ground; as, loose
earth; rich earth.
planet from the sun,
having a sidereal period of revolution about the sun of 365.26 days at a mean distance of
approximately 149 million kilometers (92.96 million miles), an axial rotation
period of 23 hours 56.07 minutes, an diameter of 12,756 kilometers (7,923
miles) at the equator.
Once upon a time there was an
unique planet.On this unique planet arose a
species that learned the ability to "conquer" nature -
or so they thought.
As this particular
animal obliterated the ecosystems that had
evolved over the millennium it became harder and harder to enjoy
So most of the animals chose to escape the
reality that they had manufactured.
Some fantasized a reality in
which the forces of good fought the forces of
Some fantasized a reality in
which only they themselves mattered.
A very small number - Siddhartha
Muhammad ibn Abdulla-h and
fantasized a reality in
which the animals learned to live in
peace with nature.
The end of the story has not yet been
Will the animals learn to live in
peace or will they follow their
instincts and return the small planet to a pre-civilization
Stay tuned to reality to find out.
"There is a deep affinity between the
Earth and the
selfless human being." -
Smile O voluptuous cool-breath'd
Earth of the slumbering and liquid
Earth of departed sunset -
Earth of the
Earth of the vitreous pour of the
full moon just tinged with blue!
Earth of shine and
dark mottling the tide of the
Earth of the limpid gray of
clouds brighter and clearer for my sake!
"Imagine that you
are sitting on the ground, with your bare
bottom touching the earth. Since you are
not wearing a scarf or hat, you are also exposed to heaven above. You are sandwiched between
heaven and earth:
a naked man or woman. Sitting between heaven and earth.
Earth is always
earth. The earth will let anyone sit on it, and
earth never gives way. It never lets you go
- you don't drop off this earth and go
flying through outer space.
sky is always sky; heaven is always
above you. Whether it is snowing or
raining or the
sun is shining, whether it is daytime or
nighttime, the sky is always there. In that sense, we
know that heaven and
trustworthy." - Chogyam
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