Issue 195 • July/August 1999
Welcome • Satish Kumar
SPELL OF THE LAND • Satish Kumar & June Mitchell
Diary of a journey to Brisbane, Sydney and Tasmania.
IMAGES OF DREAMING • Victoria King
Aboriginal people consider themselves to be artists.
ART THAT CONNECTS • Matthew Sturgis
Aboriginal art carries the viewer into the heart of a landscape.
MORE PRECIOUS THAN GOLD • John Cameron
A quest for minerals led to betrayal of a mountain country.
To secure the well-being of all life.
THE MONSANTO MACHINE • Jennifer Kahn
Monsanto is sowing the seeds of destruction.
CREATIVE UNIVERSE • Thomas Berry & Thomas Rain Crowe
We need to respond to the universe imaginatively.
RETURN OF THE SUBLIME • David Rothenberg
Seeing the sublime in a small mountain
TWO WOMEN OF THE SOIL • Sophie Poklewski Koziell
A tribute to Lady Eve Balfour and Rachel Carson.
WILD IS BEAUTIFUL • Jay Griffiths
St. Kilda is under threat.
UNBOXING OURSELVES • Matt Maxwell
We spend our days in one enclosure or another.
A TALE OF TWO LUNCHES • Judy Gahagan
In Italy, food feeds the body and social relationships.
BLESSING OR BURDEN? • Neil Postman
Six searching questions.
MEDIA AND THE MESSAGE • Duncan Smith
The "page 3" of every newspaper should be the place for fair debate
GOD AND EVOLUTION • Thor Heyerdahl & Fred Matser
Nature itself is the greatest miracle.
GREENING OF PORTLAND • Jay Walljasper
A city where you can walk to shops, cafés and parks.
Up the Elephant and Round the Castle • David Nicholson-Lord
Good News For Gaia • Lorna Howarth
Poetry • Rainer Maria Rilke
Business Diary • Sheila Moorcroft
Recipes • Dana Spowers
Letters to the Editors
ARROGANT TECHNOLOGY • Jonathon Porritt
Review of The Biotech Century
TRAVERSING THE GLOBE • Boyd Tonkin
Review of About This Life
CULTURAL REVOLUTIONS • John Elkington
Review of The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Protest, The Sixties, Liberating the Corporate Soul, The Ownership Solution, Open Minds
A GLASS HALF EMPTY • Kathleen Raine
Review of Ka. Studies of the Mind and the Gods of India
WHAT'S IN A NOVEL? • Lindsay Clarke
Review of Lawrence Durrell: A Biography
BEING ENGLISH • David Boyle
Review of The English: A Portrait, The Life of Thomas More
UTOPIANS • Judy Jones
Review of Living Lightly
FARMING • Philip Conford
Review of Alternative Agriculture
WEST MEETS EAST • Kurt Hoffman
Review of Beyond the Darkness
RADICAL RELIGION • Christopher Titmuss
Review of The Compassionate Revolution
WILD VALLEY • Terry Gifford
Review of Fiber
ECOLOGY OF LOVE • Walter Schwartz
Review of Riding the Wind