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Bron Taylor

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It's International Mother Earth Day, Ready or Not

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2011 | 2:26 PM

The one thing every earthly organism shares is an absolute dependence on the planet's environmental systems. One might think, then, that conscious and intelligent organisms would welcome a day honoring the Earth and promoting lifeways and livelihoods that do not degrade the habitats upon which their flourishing depends.


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Dark Green Religion and Stephen Colbert's Quest for a New Faith

(44) Comments | Posted March 31, 2011 | 8:17 AM

Religion scholar to the stars and fellow HuffPost blogger Steven Prothero was back on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report this week. His mission: to help Stephen Colbert, who had given up Catholicism for lent, to find a new religion.

Amusing as the banter was, unfortunately, they never really got...

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Happy Solstice! -- Or is it?

(46) Comments | Posted December 20, 2010 | 10:59 AM

The war on solstice has been underway for millennia. Partisans of solstice are fighting back.

I am not referring to the astronomical event. With the winter solstice, of course, we experience the longest night and the shortest day, and afterward, the days grow longer until the summer solstice arrives,...

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The Discovery Channel Shooter: James Lee's Rage Against Civilization

(84) Comments | Posted September 2, 2010 | 9:46 AM

Bron Taylor is an Environmental Studies scholar at the University of Florida with whom I once worked to develop an Environmental Studies program when we were both at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Among other things, his scholarly work has paid close attention to environmental movements around the world, from...

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