Earth as Metaphor

That the Earth reflects the body is an idea many have written about, and it’s an idea I particularly like. I’ve always held a deep reverence for the Earth, and I have never thought about life in the same way as the dominant Western culture that positions nature as inferior and humans as superior. I’m more drawn to indigenous beliefs about land and nature, and the idea that if we damage the environment, we damage ourselves. Here we explore Indigenous Australian concepts of body and land, the Gaia Hypothesis, and the connection between Earth, body and the current environmental crisis.

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