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Golden Health Priorities

For Trumpians
our multiculturally celebrated Golden Rule
applies first to Ego
then to immediate white privileged family,
then to wealthier gated community,
then to a more rabblous Republican Party,
then to USA nationalists
European predative culture idolaters
mistaking capital-inspired Manifest Destiny
for sacred DNA theology,
then to fallen Earth,
if there is any gold left over
after all that strained dispassion,
divestment fatigue
stretching out from entitled EgoCenters.

For Green Party contemplatives,
the Democratic Golden Rule
is first celebrated with,
then applied to, planet Earth,
then all Her sacred EarthTribes,
then to humanity, alive,
dead,
and yet to arrive,
then to cooperatively co-invested local community,
then to extended family,
then to nuclear family,
then interdependent Ego,
should there by any radically inclusive Golden Rule energy
left deductive
and right inductive
to regeneratively,
win/win bicamerally, share.

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AntiChristian Trump

Communion does not approach dawn
to vilify our most public egotistic victims
and predators.

Who would it help
to dismiss, with terrifying labels,
iconic
reproductions of sacred history?

But, global legends
contain lessons
for our interdependent
deep cultural learning.

What is a Western Messiah,
an Eastern Bodhisattva?

A wise leader
who sacrifices personal health
safety
enlightenment
immediately transcendent empowerment,
on behalf of those left behind,
poor in spirit,
wounded in nature,
fractured in mind and body.

So, an AntiChrist
is self-serving,
a worshiper of mammon,
a capitalist pig,
if you prefer,
although this feels unfair
to the contented
peace-loving reputation
of healthy pigs.

An AntiChrist
would weigh the value
of personal
and corporate quarterly,
and annual,
and election term profits
more heavily
more selfishly
more anti-Christian
more anti-Islam
more anti-Buddha
more anti-peace
more anti-health
more anti-compassion
than the value of aging lives
most transparently vulnerable
to this post-millennial Virus.

No naturally healthy
and spiritually wealthy
and religious person,
whether disciple of Christ
or follower of Mohammed
or contemplative with Buddha
or ecofeminist as yin-faced Laotse,
could look
and listen
and feel
and think
with cooperative integrity
to discover restorative fruits
of the Holy Spirit
and/or indigenous HolyWind
in the Nationalist Republican
and narcissistic Capitalist Trump
administration

Competing against multicultural campaigns promoting
Love,
faithfulness to wealth of health,
hope for conserving Earth’s living safety,
gentleness,
kindness,
long-suffering patience,
goodness,
integrity,
meekness,
peaceful democratic compassion.

By our active love for Other,
for the immigrant,
the sinner,
the pagan,
for even those who are privileged
and intolerant supremacists
and bullies,
are we known as not AntiChrists.

None of us can prove
by salvific action
or fruitful compassionate deed
that we are redeemed Christians.

But all of us can disprove
by unhealthy degenerative divestments,
by selfish actions,
by pathological misdeeds,
by violent and intentionally misdirecting words,
that we are unredeemed AntiChrists;

Not that I believe Biden
and the not green and non-violent enough Democrats
are likely to invite,
much less multinationally enact,
the global healthy wealth Second Coming
of Earth’s peaceful rapture.

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Growing Up Divided

Growing up in twentieth century USA,
without a recent immigrant history,
nor a Native American indigenous heritage,
just another in-between victim
of Straight WesternWhite Male privilege,

I recall a smirky fuss
about Eastern mind/body connection,
pseudo-science,
nondual
nonviolent
inscrutable
paradoxical
unrealistic philosophy,
meditation as if medication.

It did not occur to me,
in my enthusiastically extractive
and exhausting youth,
that in the East,
Buddhist and Taoist teachers
might have indulged
in a smirky fuss

About Western mind v body disconnection,
secular science severed from sacred arts,
dualistic divine spirit v corrupt nature theology,
just war theories
rooted in retributive justice theory
instead of restorative peace experience;
body medication
without mind meditation.

In my more enthusiastically inclusive
and creative-tensioned age,
it occurs to bicameral mindbody me,
that Eastern ecosystemic connection
is also Western ego-recentering compassion,
experienced by Left-dominant hemispheres
as felt by Right-prominent
mind/body biospheres,

Searching for why binomial structures
religiously emerge from organic co-relational nomials,
dynamic spirit/natured variables,
inside/outside co-determinate sociables,
analogy,
theological ecology.

Polynomials,
western polypathic autonomous variables
and eastern polyphonic relationships,
Earth double-binding polyvagal dancing bodies
wrapped around,
and developing through,
revolving polymorphic minds
equally not not polynomially independent,
free,
liberated,
communal saints
and divided sinners.

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Permacultural Grace

I wonder what it means
we are a multicultural species
still capable of waging war,
employing ballistic terrorists,
investing in capitalism’s ruthless game
of surgical monopoly
to become patriarchs of bloodied mountains,

This feels related,
perhaps co-arising,
with inability to distinguish
an ecology of natural grace
from an efficient economy of spiritual just rewards,

Ego’s self-righteous returns
for prudent win/lose strategic investment
in owning Earth,
pieces of the property pie,
and renting human secularized resources
by the mundane weekday hour,
or contractual time-clock year

Leaving behind jubilee years
hopes and tears
and sabbaths
for those naturally deprived
and spiritually poor;
meat to feed future real-world war machines.

Victories and defeats in war,
terror,
shouting-matches,
strategic aggression against maligned characters,
colonizing predation,
political and religious monopolization
of win/lose investments
in overpowering persuasion–
These can all be earned,
but not graced.

Love,
life,
health,
natural/spiritual hybrid wealth,
awe,
compassion,
gratitude,
kindness,
mercy,
cooperativity,
synergy,
regenerativity,
integrity,
restoration,
resonance,
healing,
co-redemption,
communion–
These are signs and wonders,
powers and co-arising principalities
of wondrous grace,
and cannot be earned
or reductively unlearned.

What could be evolving purpose
in outrageously degenerative wars,
deliberate intent to terrorize
and counter-terrorize,
hate,
oscillating cycles of anger and fear,
evil humors
and cynical financial investments
against each sacred Other,
against Earth’s habitual health?

What could be revolving meaning
in ecosystemic wealth
of co-passionate powers,
religions of polycultural kindness,
multicultures of cooperative integrity,
Earth’s sacred economies
of permaculturing grace?

 

 

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Trump’s Intake Interview

Hello,
you’ve reached the EcoTherapist Cooperative.
How can we help you
without bringing harm to Others?

That’s a question I’ve never thought about.
I’m calling for the National Republican Party.
We would like to hire an EcoTherapist
for a consultation
during the 2020 Republican Convention.

How did you hear about us?

I’m not sure.
I’m required to tell you
this request does not come from the White House,
where America is already great again.

So, I’m at least equally DarkState
about whether we are an apparent match
for your internal and external health objectives.
We could probably offer a free intake assessment.

How long will that take
and when is your earliest availability?

For the Republican National Leadership,
our intake process might feel like a life sentence
of self-judgment.
I could facilitate a cooperative assessment
transparently
vulnerably
curiously
integrally
holistically
synergetically
and immediately,
whenever your event organizer
is ready.

Oh I’m not sure we have THAT long.
Impatience to get on with
Making America Extract and Exploit Again
seems like our cultural norm around here,
especially in Business Party Convention Time,
which is sort of all the 24/7
eternal enterprising time
of busyness
restlessness,
longing for some healthy ecotherapy.

So let’s start,
get as far as we can,
and then come up with a date and time
and invitation list
for conventional continuance
and/or unconventional discontinuance
of eco-terrorism’s patriarchal
StraightWhiteMale privileged
Western left hemisphere dominant
degenerative
monocultural miseducation
School of Business As Usual.

I may need to bring someone else into this call
but let’s start
and I’ll take this as far as I can
with my fake security clearance.

That’s fine.
So, what are your ecotherapeutic goals
for the Republican Party?

I wasn’t aware that would be a prerequisite requirement
for the Cooperative’s engagement.

Are you perhaps noticing
that your ecotherapeutic platform
for future action
is currently blank,
as rooted in past lack of investment?

Yes, which is why the Convention Organizer
needs an EcoTherapeutic Developer
to facilitate a platform planning session
during our Convention.

What are your most significant multicultural health concerns
about your internal
and external properties?
landscapes?
cultures?
climates?

Are we talking national
and international real estate interests?
Or personal wealth?

Yes, both internal
and external health/pathology landscapes.
What are your regenerative ecotherapeutic concerns
and your degenerative ego-pathology issues?

Oh, that question is WAY above my pay grade
and security clearance!

No, actually the question is meant to be democratically accessible.
As ubiquitous as the U.S. census,
but I can see where the Republican National Party’s response
to this first cooperative question
might need to be appropriately redirected.
Do you want to bring someone else in right now
or schedule for future intake?

Would you mind holding for a couple minutes?

Our time investment is your health-wealthy time.
We’re here,
with this multicultural health question,
at least until the Rapture
or the degenerative death of all positive energy systems
on and within planet Earth,
depending on your theological
ecological paradigm of choice.

Wow!
I’m not sure this will work
but let me see if Donald
might not duck this question.
…………………………………..

Yes, hello,
this is your President Donald Trump.
I understand you want to thank me for your check.

No, Mr. President,
you have asked the EcoTherapist Cooperative
to plan a platform development session
at your Convention.
I have some questions
to see if this is a good fit for us;
Starting with,
What are your national
and international,
local and global healthy environment goals?
And, how are these informed by your personal
internal therapeutic landscape concerns?

Oh, I see,
Like who am I afraid to shake hands with
and who don’t I want in the same room
to breathe against each other?

I’m concerned that might be a rather long list.
Perhaps it would be an easier use of our time
if you could think of who you would like
to multiculturally shake hands with
and who you would most enjoy
sharing healthy life space with,
breathing compassionately together
rather than degeneratively against.

Could you give me an example?
I’m coming up with nothing.

Maybe you would enjoy greeting
and gratefully conversing with
a Buddhist zen gardener
about the ego-recentering LeftHemisphere
and eco-systemic RightHemisphere
effects of breathing
as economically
and politically healthy conversing
with nearby resilient-wealthy trees.

And how would that make America great again?

Exactly,
that is a question
the EcoTherapist Cooperative
might help your Republican National Leaders
ask of each other
for restoring Earth Justice,
which, yes,
would also make America great again.

OK. Good.
Let’s set it up.
Did you get your check yet?
You know, don’t tell anyone,
but getting my signature on there
was my pre-election marketing idea.
Have you read my book?

The one where you recommend
Have Fun!
regardless of at whoever’s expense?
regardless of how win/lose competitive?
regardless of how anti-ecotherapeutic?
Yes, I find it helpful
for remembering what not to do
to achieve
and conserve healthy wealth well-being,
safety,
and social communication significance,
both RightHemisphere resonant
and LeftHemisphere resilient.

Good; you read it.
Did you buy it full price retail
or get it out of the library,
I wonder.
Anyway, are you having fun yet?
with that check I sent you.
Don’t forget to vote
if we ever have an election.
I’m not sure we really need one right 20/20 now,
with the lamestream media
and those radical socialist immigrants
trying to get in
and take all our StraightWhiteMale jobs
and the deep leftist anti-intelligence State
and…

Hopefully, Not To Be Continued

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Fruits of Democratic Spirits

Modern minds,
torn by royalist repressions,
hoped democracy would inhale
and expand
freedom.

Freedom from depressing suppression,
lack of creative tension,
safe expression.

Freedom to invest
in post-feudal farms
and families
for future fresh respiration.

Lost were more indigenous memories
of ancient creature comforts,
democratic tribal humors
rumors
tumors benign
and sometimes malignant,
safe and scary,
significant and sacred.

Indigenous wild minds
worn smooth by felt democratic experience,
shared recreative tensions,
cooperative co-acclimation,
cherished freedom for eco-political integrity
more honorably cooperative
than freedom of competing ego-authority

In 2020 hindsight,
ecological
healthy Earth-relationships
for better democratic trust,
predict honorable
resonant
and resiliently touched
theological experience.

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Power of Compassion

Most Republicans I’ve had the admittedly too infrequent pleasure
of listening to
assume financial wealth
is a greater public responsibility
and opportunity
than very much secondary social wealth
of healthy relationships,
resonant and democratically inclusive resilience.

And, Green Democrats
seem to share a world view
giving primal priority to values of social wealth,
multicultural co-investment
in people,
plants,
planetary inter-relationships,
global compassion.

So, a simple Thought Experiment
in competitive v cooperative relationality:

Imagine you are the ultimate capitalist success story
Playing a zero-sum win/lose game,
you always win,
so everybody else loses.
Eventually all financial assets,
natural resources,
human resources,
belong to you.
There remains no financial competitor left standing.
You are Earth’s omnipotent predator
of all economic value.

What happens to the value
of your capital liquid assets
at the moment you achieve
your perfect monopolistic success?
a perfect vacuum of other economic competitors?

Now, imagine social relationships
are our root source of value.

You develop cooperative relationships
that branch out into a global nurturing
and mutually nutritious network
of co-empowering healthy communication
until, finally, no one stands outside
your robust caring cooperative,
your multiculturally resonant social system.

At the exact moment of perfect synergetic interdependence,
when loneliness,
segregation,
distrust,
apartheid,
dissociation,
antagonistic lack of peaceful relationship
is nothing more than a pre-millennial memory,
what remains of your social,
multicultural
political
and cooperative economic value?

How would you ever finish spending
and extending
your social capital co-investments?

So, when Republicans
and not-so-Green Democrats
sternly inform me
We need a solid Business Model
for a robust and resilient government
and for perpetual economic growth,
I am always curious to learn
which Business Model they have in mind,

Competitive win/lose? Like capitalism,
Or cooperative win/win?
Like sacred Earth communion.

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