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measuring our civilization

 

"I do not think the measure of a civilization is how tall its buildings of concrete are, but how well its people have learned to relate to their environment and fellow men." The Chippewa

By this standard we don’t measure up very well, do we? All progress isn’t necessarily in the right direction.

We would do ourselves a big favor by simply slowing down, taking time to recognize our interrelatedness to both mother earth that sustains us and to those of our human family around us. We would live fuller and richer lives and those who follow after us might have a better world to call home as well.