I think of the children who will never know, intuitively, that a flower is a plant’s way of making love, or what silence sounds like, or that trees breathe out what we breathe in.
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The Sun’s staff is working from home, and we’re not sure when we’ll be back in the office. In the meantime, we are dedicated to continuing to bring you the magazine each month, and we feel fortunate to be able to do that.
A special section featuring Michelle Alexander, Wendell Berry, Noam Chomsky, Ram Dass, Ani DiFranco, Barbara Ehrenreich, Ross Gay, Barbara Kingsolver, Bill McKibben, and others.
To mark THE SUN’s tenth anniversary, we sent postcards to everyone we could remember who had ever been involved with the magazine — at least everyone for whom we had an address — asking, “What are you doing now, and what does THE SUN mean, or what has it meant, to you?”
Here’s a box of our best: some of the most interesting words we’ve printed about love and relationship over the past eight years — some of it’s nutty, some of it’s bittersweet, maybe you’ll find the cherry.
Q: Power is one of the prime factors of existence in prison life. Someone is always trying to climb over someone else’s body. How can you work consciously within this power structure? Also how can you transcend the power structure?
What is the body? Is the brain a biological mechanism that "creates” consciousness , or rather the manifestation of something beyond — and perhaps the source of — the physical?