27554true perception of Nature Spirits
- Jul 2, 2006I would simply prefer a descriptive term that didn't refer to a particular
ethnic group. It isn't necessary today to use a prejorative term like
Arabism which reflects on what is in reality a large and very
heterogenious group of people. Why can't the Occident/West take
responsibility for its own plundering and psychological splitting instead
of demonizing other religious traditions? There's much more breathing
room in a world with a diversity of spiritual perspectives than in one
converted to Christian fundamentalism, which in its militant form is
driving the most powerfully destructive impulses on the world stage at
this time. Why not let's just worry about confronting the shadow side of
our own country and spiritual traditions.
I'm speaking here in very general terms about what we contribute to the
zeitgeist with our concepts...
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