Month: September 2018

The Inner Wild of Poetic Resistance

The idea of the ‘wild’ is not just the world of undomesticated nature. It is also the inner poetic strength of the human spirit in the face of oppression. For this reason this blog is honouring Behrouz Boochani, the Kurdish-Iranian journalist, writer, cultural advocate, filmmaker and scholar, whom Australia has kept imprisoned on Manus Island [...]
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Deep Time Dreaming—The Meaning of Aboriginal Art

We are learning to see Australia through Aboriginal eyes, beginning to recognise the wisdom contained in their epic story… We cannot imagine that the descendants of people whose genius and resilience maintained a culture here through 50,000 years or more, through cataclysmic changes to the climate and environment, and who then survived two centuries of [...]
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Liology

    The Wild Mountain Collective shares similar aims to the Liology Institute, which flows from the work of Jeremy Lent, author of The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning.  Below is their explanation of the meaning of Liology and now it can inform our world view.  My favourite quote from [...]
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