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Wendell Berry

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Farming, because of the uniqueness and fragility of each one of the world’s myriad of small places, has to involve a creaturely affection and care. What does that look like? The remarkable novelist, critic, and poet Wendell Berry has ideas. more

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So that ended my time as a moral pacifist supporter of precision warfare. more

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Like a lot of people I know, I am concerned about mountaintop removal and climate change. But when we delay our concern until dangers have become sensational, we are late. Whether or not we are too late is a question that should not interest us. ... more

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On the day of the bombing in Boston, The New York Times printed an op-ed piece by a human being who has been imprisoned at Guantánamo for more than eleven years, uncharged and, of course, untried. The occurrence of these two events on the same da... more

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Civil disobedience is properly the last resort. It is also an unhappiness of citizenship. more

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Usury is "a job." But it happens to be a job that nobody ought to do. It is a violence against fellow humans. more

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