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  •  SF Bay area writer Anne Herbert called it in 1995: (0+ / 0-)
    Handy tips on how to behave at the death of the world

    Sometimes it comes in a dream, and sometimes in one more newspaper headline. And then you know. With your cells and past and future you know. It's over. We are killing it all and soon it all will be dead. We are here at the death of the world — killers, witnesses, and those who will die. How then shall we live?

    Probably good to tell the truth as much as possible. Truth is generally appreciated by terminal patients and we all are.

    Good to avoid shoddy activities. You are doing some of last things done by beings on this planet. Generosity and beauty and basicness might be good ways to go. Avoid that which is self-serving in a small way. Keep in mind standing in for ancestors including people who lived ten thousand years ago and also fishes. Might be best to do activities that would make some ancestors feel honored to be part of bringing you here. Silent statement to predecessors: Well, yeah, we blew the big thing by killing ourselves. …

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    The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

    by lotlizard on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 11:27:47 PM PST

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