The man who ​thinks trees talk to each other

From the 1930s Alfred Irving Hallowell adopted the phrase “other-than-human persons” in his exploration of relationships between entities such as rocks and humans among the Northern Ojibwe (Canada) and how these sentient others reveal themselves to people. More recently, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro has been urging us to exchange perspectives not only with other human beings whose intellectual traditions differ from the “artifact[s] of western individualism” discussed by Kingsnorth but also with other sentient beings of the cosmos. In what he calls perspectival multinaturalism, Viveiros de Castro argues there is no one undifferentiated state of “nature” as western orthodoxy would have it. Eduardo Kohn’s How Forests Think is an example of an ethnography that dissolves human and non-human categories. He set himself the task of understanding the existence of forests as an emergent process in which human and non-human beings engage in making and communicating signs to each other.

Source,
Guardian New
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https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jul/27/human-relationships-with-rocks-trees-and-other-sentient-beings?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Clipboard_Manager

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Theman who ​thinks trees talk to each other,

Human relationships with rocks, trees and other sentient beings 

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Summary,

A book called The Hidden Life of Trees is not an obvious bestseller but it’s easy to see the popular appeal of German forester Peter Wohlleben’s claims – they are so anthropomorphic. Certainly, a walk in the park feels different when you imagine the network of roots crackling with sappy chat beneath your feet.

Excerpt,

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learned that trees are competitors that struggle against each other, for light, for space, and there I saw that it’s just vice versa. Trees are very interested in keeping every member of this community alive.”

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a href=”http://”>“The question for me is not should we use any living being but just how to deal with them.” He wants us to cut down our wood consumption and enjoy trees more – he describes them as “plant elephants”. Have we lost our connection with the natural world? “No, I don’t think so. Perhaps we have a little distance because scientists over the last 200 years have taught us that nature works without soul.”

Opinion,

In my life very small to the larger creations; on  Mother Earth, is alive and have and have a Soul. Mother and her inhabitants. There is practical magic all around us every minute we breathe.

Namaste 

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    • A forest filled with Foliage on Left and dead on right

    • A beautiful photo of love Pinterest Adriana123

    • 100’s of years old 
    • WE cannot continue this distruction

    • So very sad