Author Archives: Ann Kreilkamp

About Ann Kreilkamp

I'm a Ph.D. philosopher, author, magazine founder and editor, and consulting astrologer who took the Permaculture Design Course in 2007. In 2009 I deepened my committment to both "above" and "below" by starting to attend UFO conferences and founding a neighborhood permaculture garden ( See for bio, etc.

Since it’s Sunday, let’s talk about “God.”

And to do so, let’s bring in Valerie Tarico, a former Evangelical Christian, who has been pondering the ontological, sociological, psychological, and epistemological status of “God” in human life for a long time. But before we go there, let me just … Continue reading

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Matt Damon: “I start from the supposition that the world is topsy turvy.”

The above reminds me of his famous rant in Good Will Hunting, when he was interviewed for a job with the NSA. This is one actor for whom the line between fiction and fact is very very thin. Bravo!

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How to Change the World? Be the Hummingbird!

Yesterday I posted a story about a wealthy couple who noticed something horrible, right in front of them, which they had both the will and the means to address. We all see such troubling things every day, right in front … Continue reading

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Doomer Humor: “Reason No. 1,294,876 Why We’re Going Extinct”

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Robert Jensen: “Most people focus on how to end poverty. I think it’s more important to end wealth.”

Or maybe we should say, let us end the perception of money as wealth and instead remember to recognize what is real wealth: Mother Nature, and her endlessly regenerative capacity. See this: Ever since I moved to Indiana in 2003 and, after one … Continue reading

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Good News Department: Wealthy Couple Demonstrates Compassion and Imagination

This story interests me, especially given the context I live in right now, where I count six heterosexual couples who are wrestling with an identical crisis: the man being seemingly unable to change his ways, and especially to make decisions, which makes … Continue reading

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My Memorial Day Blues

In case you’re still “working,” i.e., yoked by all the “loans” you have to “pay back” into the soul-deadening, wage slave, so-called “economy,” you will “get Monday off.” Memorial Day. You probably won’t remember why that’s a holiday, because who cares, … Continue reading

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The Empathic Eye

It strikes me, while watching this little video with tears in my eyes, how it is always true, not just in hospitals. Each of us walks around saddled with, and often saddened by, problems, issues, difficulties, impending crises, decisions needed, … Continue reading

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Native American Elder speaks with Bill Moyers —

— and helps him understand what Black Elk meant when he said “Every step upon Mother Earth is a prayer.”

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Two deep background briefings, plus caveat.

First, the caveat: Just so you know: It’s a mystery to me why “I” “choose” to repost and/or emphasize some things and not others. Quotes around “I”: because don’t know which dimension of me is responsible for anything. Quotes around “choose”: … Continue reading

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