Earth Day 2011

Big Blue Marble. Spaceship Earth. Mother Earth. Earth Mother. Gaia. Home.

««« ♦ »»»

Teach your children
what we have taught our children —
that the earth is our mother.
Whatever befalls the earth
befalls the sons and daughters of the earth.
If men spit upon the ground,
they spit upon themselves.

This we know.
The earth does not belong to us;
we belong to the earth.
This we know.
All things are connected
like the blood which unites one family.
All things are connected.

Whatever befalls the earth
befalls the sons and daughters of the earth.
We did not weave the web of life;
We are merely a strand in it.
Whatever we do to the web,
we do to ourselves.

— Ted Perry
(often misattributed to Chief Seattle)

««« ♦ »»»



Categories: Green, Sci/Tech

Tags: ,

2 replies

Trackbacks

  1. It’s Earth Day « Pied Type
  2. Myth attribution: Chief Seattle and Ted Perry « Pied Type

"Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance." ~ Plato

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: