My Campaign (from Lundgren for the Bronx)

Lundgren for NY City Council

“Using power to dominate humans and nature has brought us to an impasse and can never take us beyond it. We must learn to think and act from our hearts, to recognize the interconnectedness of all living creatures, and to respect the value of each thread in the vast web of life. This is a spiritual perspective, and it is the foundation of all Green politics. It entails the radical, non-violent transformation of the structures of society and of our way of thinking, so that domination is no longer the modus operandi. At the root of all Green political action is nonviolence, starting with how we live our lives, taking small, unilateral steps toward peace in everything we do. Green politics requires us to be both tender and subversive. Affirming tenderness as a political value is already subversive. In Green politics, we practice tenderness in relations with others; in caring for ideas…

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Posted on September 24, 2013, in Commentary, Lundgren. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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