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Being Nature and Thinking Systemically (Tuesday May 9, 2017)

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by Marc Le Menestrel (20/05/2015)

With a series of videos and plays, we experience to "think like the earth" and have a systemic thinking of our natural environment.

Required Videos

Watch a few of the following videos from Conservation International:

Nature Is Speaking – Julia Roberts

Penélope Cruz is Water

Lupita Nyong’o is Flower

Harrison Ford is The Ocean

Edward Norton is The Soil

Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest

Assignment

Choose a part of nature that inspires you. Thinking as if you were this part of nature, write a powerful and beautiful text about what you want to say. The text shall last between 1 and 2 minutes. Learn your text by heart.

Remark

What sort of emotions produce the texts presented by Conservation International? To which extent does it induce consciousness? power? and willingness to act? Think about it and choose your own words so that you are free to speak in your way with your own intentions for others.

Additional Resources

You may like to consult the State and Outlook Environment Report 2015 from the European Environmental Agency: A comprehensive assessment of the European environment’s state, trends and prospects, in a global context.

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