As "freedom" is hijacked by #freextremism: Free is from PIE root pri, meaning to love. Dom is from doom, meaning legislated or status. But PIE root dhe means to do.
Pridhem ~ to do things with love as a free person. In this sense, freedom can't ever harm (if the love is real).
— Ginny Battson (@seasonalight) January 11, 2021
Terra-UK is one of the most densely populated land areas in the world. The concept of wilderness seems overly ambitious here upon our heavily burdened soils. We are sold as such a well-groomed and culturally domesticated species, at least in public, and it’s way too fashionable to tame our surroundings to a sparkling manicure. We even wash our soils down with pesticides to scrub away the wild. Every last square inch of land is property ~ accounted for and stewarded. Markets induce us to gaze upon all through neoliberal-tinted specs. Always questions of economic materialism… how does this land earn its keep? … Read more