William Irwin Thompson Quote

If humans died in a healthy culture, they would not lock out the earth in metal coffins and carve their names on stone monuments, but would instead place the naked body in the earth and plant a tree above the silent heart.


Darkness and Scattered Light: Four Talks on the Future (ed. Anchor Books, 1978)

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If humans died in a healthy culture, they would not lock out the earth in metal coffins and carve their names on stone monuments, but would instead...

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If humans died in a healthy culture, they would not lock out the earth in metal coffins and carve their names on stone monuments, but would instead...

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If humans died in a healthy culture, they would not lock out the earth in metal coffins and carve their names on stone monuments, but would instead...

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If humans died in a healthy culture, they would not lock out the earth in metal coffins and carve their names on stone monuments, but would instead...