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An article I published last year in The Conversation and republished in Smithsonian Magazineabout Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and western science touched a nerve among some readers. My article discussed examples of Indigenous peoples having detailed knowledge of animal behaviour, coastal ecology and historical events that have only recently been “discovered” or verified by western scientists. Although the article was […]
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Source: The Guardian Francis echoes growing body of international law and standards on the right to ‘prior and informed consent’ In the 15th century papal bulls promoted and provided legal justification for the conquest and theft of indigenous peoples’ lands and resources worldwide – the consequences of which are still being felt today. The right […]
Canadian PM invites pontiff to travel to Canada to say sorry to thousands placed in residential Catholic schools where they were abused Justin Trudeau has urged Pope Francis to visit Canada to apologise to indigenous peoples for the Catholic church’s treatment of aboriginal children in schools it ran there. Starting in the late 19th century, […]
We Believe “We are the Nature!”
We have been fooling ourselves, we thought we are lengthened being so we know that we can manage, control, utilize "the nature" for our benefits. We thought that cutting down the trees, changing mountains into valleys, transforming valleys into concrete mountains are all good for us, no matter "the nature" is destroyed.
Human beings thought "he/she" became enlightened and therefore the centre of the universe, he can do anything, he has the potential of bring the "heavens" down to the earth
He thought he is doing is good for him and therefore, anything that hurts and kills other beings is necessary for human development and progress
Wisest human beings will not consider himself/ herself as the centre of the universe.
Wisest humankind will never consider himself/ herself as the master on Earth
Human beings with body, spirit and mind should be the most humble, the most enlightened, the wisest among other beings, knowing clearly that humans are the nature ourselves, not more, not less, therefore, all things we do against what human calls "nature" is actually degrading the human dignity and dehumanizing our own