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The Meaning of Prophecy is to Look Again

7:17am. On the crisp morning of June 30, 1908, near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River, somewhere above about 2000 square kilometres of forest in the sparsely populated Eastern Siberian taiga, the sky cracked in two with the deafening roar of a dying god. An explosion the likes of which had never …

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steal a way

Steal a Way is a ritual learning-journey curated by Jiordi Rosales of the Emergence Network and brontë velez of Lead to Life, bringing together an intimate group of fellows – all working at various intersections of sanctuary-making, fugitivity, art, theology, and sabbath –  to be in collective prophetic practice across …

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Reflections on The Wilds Beyond Climate Justice from the Organizers

From May 31st to June 4th, The Emergence Network convened a worldwide gathering to explore other ways of meeting climate change that evade Western logic, The Wilds Beyond Climate Justice: A gathering at the end of hope. Together with over 1,100 people from 54 countries, we prayed, cried, laughed, danced, …

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The Wilds Beyond Climate Justice: Opening Remarks

From May 31st – June 4th 2020, The Emergence Network hosted a fugitive summit called The Wilds Beyond Climate Justice: A gathering at the end of hope. It was an experimental participatory gathering premised on the notion that strange gestures, strange organizations, and strange formulations are needed to meet the …

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Writings

I, Coronavirus. Mother. Monster. Activist.

[Day 27 | Year Zero ADc*] *After Declaration of COVID-19 as a Global Pandemic by the World Health Organization Author’s Note: This essay is an experiment in speculative fabulation, in reframes and the telling of wild facts.[1] Think of that as journalism into the feral conditions and magnificent terrains that …

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Be a Good Host

by Toni Spencer Welcome monsters, the fuck ups, the loneliness, the judgements. The growling, the grieving and the fears. Welcome the monsters.  Slowly, let them find the seat they like. It may be your favourite chair, your lap, or that space behind the fridge. Welcome them. They may smell of lavender, or sewage, of sweet …

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