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George Monbiot – Why I ate a roadkill squirrel

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/27/why-i-ate-a-roadkill-squirrel ‘….it seems to me that some people have confused what is customary with what is ethical.’ Challenging, thought-provoking piece from George, well worth a read. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter Counselling in Exeter since 1994 Advertisements

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Pema Chödrön on Looking at ourselves honestly and gently

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” Pema Chödrön: When Things Fall Apart: … Continue reading

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Existence – Alan Watts

Alan Watts being himself, on existence, wonder, respect and ‘materialism’. ‘…respect is…based on wonder’. Yes. Wonder, and gratitude. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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