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Playing Old Maid

I recall a card game
probably extending back past the 1950s
called Old Maid.

There was also Authors
and a few other choices
less popular with me.
But Old Maid sticks in mind
as blatantly sexist
and ageist
and, for a country kid
in redneck rural Republican Michigan,
the most fun
of admittedly limited card playing options.

Whoever was stuck holding the Old Maid
at end of game
was the biggest loser,
for obvious reasons.

Who would want to be associated
with that old and useless appendage?

National politics in the U.S.,
all about the marketing, purchase, and sale
of two-year
and four-year terms of public greed responsibility,
increasingly reminds me
of OldMaid gamesmanship.

And, yes,
I don’t really mean gamepersonship.

This game for avoiding loss
of responsibility and authority,
loss of face
rather than gain of grace,
embracing mutual Wins
of shared commitment to health
and cooperatively prosperous safety,

This game in which the OldMaid
is played by aging fossil-fuel industries
played-out too often militarized
ballistic violence,

These OldMaid industrial choices
have most ballistically justified
plutocratic wars
inviting young,
and often most marginalized,
players
to live with losses to OldMaid political stuckness
in the name of patriotic duty,

Although not matriotic integrity
to our own healthy hands
for better Win-Win games
and political
and economic
and personal
and family therapy strategies,
less violently impinged by nationalistic traumas,
fear of losses
holding OldMaid over-industriously held cards.

No one wants to be in unlovely public office
when the last drop of oil
and last glistening gasp of gas
wears through now useless OldMaid pumps
and pistons,
unhappy triggers
and transdegenerational switches,
unlubricated OldMaid economic bitches.

No one wants to be in office
holding the last OldMaid dry-humped card
from a 1950s stacked deck
when 2020 revisions
change climate changing hands
into feminist story books
of how our generation
deliberately and stubbornly chose,
like stiff-necked self-chosen people
of OldMaids and PatriarchalMen,
counter-intuitively choosing the climate pathology card,
fascinated by our own death
and the death of our habitat
and the death of any future
of humane proportion and design,
rhythm and pattern.

When we have so many post-millennial cooperative Win-Win options
to actively hope
and act
and restoratively plan
and therapeutically draw climate health
for both ego and eco justice
and global peace for all,
including sacred Elder Matriotic Maids.

If only Old Feminist Maids and Matriotic Men
had written all required history
and civic lesson school books
and ecopolitical philosophy texts
and medicinal prescriptions
and legislated cooperative multicultural ethics
lesson plans
to practice
practice
practice
cooperation,

I wonder if having the Elder Matriot card
would have been how to win our Win-Win game,
and to do so,
would require letting go of all Old FakePatriot cards
of plutocratic,
and often patriarchal,
Lose-Lose economic-ecological exploitations,

Also post “ClimateChange”
known and named
as habitually competitive ClimatePathologies
longing to restore ClimateHealth.

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Thanksgiving for Independence Days

Among PermaCulture Designers,
planners and cooperative schemers,
choreographers and mappers,
therapeutic lyricists and historical poets,
and probably comedians,
there is a saying,
a principle of experiential truth:
For every healthy function
we discover many nutritional elements.

This has to do with commitment,
most resonantly shared with GaiaEarth,
to invest in polycultural multi-enculturing functions
to disinvest away from monoculturing
monopolistic pathologies of hubris,
a human environment supremely out of balance
with humane cooperative intent.

An important cultural health function in the U.S.,
as in other enriching societies,
is celebration.

Celebration is a health function
with many memorial and traditional elements.

Two of these celebrations
are in creative tension within U.S. cultural revolutions:
Thanksgiving Day and Independence Day.

Thanksgiving is healthy
and draws on elements of gratitude
grace
Earth and life as sacred ecological relationship,
as our shared evolutionary history
rooted in cooperative nurturing elements.

Independence,
like liberty and freedom,
is also healthy
and draws on elements of revolution,
too easily violent and emphatic disagreements
about redistribution of power and wealth
from royalist plutocratic homes
to mutually cooperative democratic co-investment networks
thankful for this new opportunity
to grow both Thanksgiving cooperation
and often-competitive WinLose crises
on thresholds of new-found Independence Days,
not possible to resolve
without dominance of interdependent Thanksgiving WinWin celebration,
memorials of Earth’s bounty
inviting humane benign parasites of Independence
from Earth’s other native elements,
back into more grateful abundance
through interdependent health functions
of more polyculturally empowering Thanksgiving.

Gratitude warmly embraces growing less defensively reactionary
about our grown-too-nationalistic and egotistic elitist
Independence Days.

To optimize health functions of Thanksgiving
and Independence,
Earth invites us to remember how ecosystems
create these two co-arising intentions together,
as root systems of multiculturing grace
interdependently flower mutually-held and celebrating
Independence Days
with ecopolitics cooperatively-owned and self-governed
liberty for all
capable of reweaving
Earth’s WinWin Thanksgiving Day supremacy
of healthy democracy for maintaining cooperative ecology
rather than over feeding wealth-hoarding plutocracy,
wherein every day is entitled to Christmas gifts
without the gratitude of a healthy Thanksgiving child.

While it is possible to celebrate Independence Day
each in our own King George throne room
and firing-up our own gated backyard grills
of me-first red meat,
Thanksgiving Day more patriotically invites
a table large enough
for all us native creolizing waves of immigrants
to give thanks for all Earth’s healthy gifts
brought together by these
grace-filling
nutritional polyculturing elements.

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YangWin-YinWin Economics

She started our discussion of EgoWin-EcoLogicalWin
Eastern NonDual CoArising PoliticalEconomic Theory,
by reminding us that Deductive LeftBrain
has not always been WinLose competitive dominant;
there was a prior emerging moment in prehistory,
more of a herstory,
when WinWin cooperative EgoYang and EcoYin
were both LeftDeductive and RightInductive co-dominant,
when WinWin cooperation
knew life as happy and healthy and robustly bilaterally self-regenerative
and too often interrupted by competitive flee and fly and fight
Business As Unusually Oppositionally Defiant,
calling for active antipathy for physical survival
but normally WinWin cooperatively normed co-empathic trust
for nature/sacred-nurture health and wellbeing thrival.

But,
just as we were about to fall into another revolving trance,
she unexpectedly went off script:

So, here’s one of my growing climatic number of collective stupidities
that really pisses me off.
She said, but strangely without exclamation,
as if too nearly exhausted
to expend-expand further scarce positive purifying,
yet also creolizing, multiculturing, polypathing,
energy.

Here in this DisUniting,
formerly bicamerally functional, States,
we not only invest good taxpayer money and time
in Uniting Earth’s Nations and Species
for multiculturing Health and Climate WellBeing,
but we ironically host this WinWin ecopolitical hive of cooperative activity,
of positive polypathic becoming,
in the very heart of our Walled Street
financial industrial military invest in WinLose
rabidly-competitive
Anti-WellBeing Constitutional,
every royal-elitist WhiteBread Man for Himself
Empty (0) nihiistic secular UnderSoul
of PreMillennial Survivalist Evolutionary WinLose Pathology.

While, at the very moment in Earth’s climate-therapeutic history
we need to cooperate and groom and feed and nurture
these Uniting Nations and Species
of and for ReGenerative Health,
we elect that goddamned AntiChristian
patriarchal elitist LeftBrain denialist of RightBrain ecological feelings
for health and safety through DNA-RNA solidarity roots,
ecosystemic healthy nature LeftBrain-Win
making agapic nice with wealth nurture RightBrain-EcoWin,
whose only investment in the United Nations
is disinvestment from Global Health and WellBeing!

Now She was getting prerevolutionarily stirred up.

What the Hell kind of tragic-comedy is this
for Earth’s vast stage of emerging humane-democratic
multiculturing polypathic health history?

Why would our collective WinWin intelligence
toward optimizing Health and WellBeing Outcomes
settle for OldSchool WinLose survivalist competitor throwbacks
when we know their governance outcomes will always
ecologically and economically
and politically and socially
and psychologically suboptimize,
will incur risk more than health/wellbeing opportunity,
when WinWin ecopolitics optimizes healthwealth development
over degenerative risk of less future generations
to continue cooperating United Nations and Species?

We began nervously looking around our discussion circle,
avoiding Her too regenerative exclamatory direction,
hoping this was a merely rhetorical question,
some argument She was struggling with
within Her Ego/EcoSelves,
while we continued feeling like prey
who only knew how to co-arisingly pray.

In the brief ensuing silence
no one seemed surprised
when He twittered back,
You’re just a sore and sour WinWin Loser,
like YangMe.

Together we induced back,
We stand apart
Yang struggling against Yin
for all that is UnHoly and Ego/Eco Systemic Loss.

He had the last LeftBrain word,
but we still have our WinLeft-WinRight
alpha through omega cooperative-empathic feelings.

We have created Him
to regenerate WinWin HisElite-HerNonElite Uniting Nations
and CoOperative CoOwnership CoMentoring
Health and WellBeing Species.

He twittered back
i’m still not feeling you,
or even capable of hearing us as one extending resilient family
for Health and CoOperative WellBeing.

That seemed rather long
for a WinLose twitter.

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Biological Enlightenment

First off,
this is not pick on George Lakoff day
because I love his Political Mind like a brother.

BUT,
yes,
you knew that was coming,
so let me change it right now

AND,
yes, much of the proletariat-patriarchal Enlightenment Era
of the 1700s was weighted toward Transcendence,
so, yes, a tendency toward disembodied,

AND YET,
if we look toward the more bourgeois-matriarchal sector,
especially all those disenfranchised women birthin’ babies,
but also other disadvantaged perspectives of Enlightenment,
these were very much about natural, healthy regenerative richness,
perhaps erotic wonder and climatic awe,
rather than some spiritual experience
more high-brow agapic,
yet no less,
perhaps even rather more,
integrative flow-abundant
embodied
co-mentored and empathically communicated
reverent and sacred enlightenment,
however democratically common
as our universal experience
of diastatic enlightenment
nurtured within a matriarchal integrative womb
rather than embryonically formed
from a patriarchal transcendent penis.

I don’t think red-neck conservative Republicans
are any less interested in,
or committed to,
or capable of,
healthy enlightening polypathic experience
than are progressive Ivy League academic Democrats,
although I do think that those who have healthier nurtured
integrative communication between LeftYang and RightYin hemispheres
are better at finding the WinWin cooperatively enlightening opportunities
while avoiding unnecessary disembodied pitfalls of WinLose choices
suboptimizing regenerative potential
to experience more positive enlightenment-flow power
rather than more cognitive-affective dissonance,
mistrusting antipathies.

These tend to be those
for whom LeftBrain enculturation dominance,
supremacy,
has been less kind than RightBrain’s matriarchal nurturance.

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Cooperative Capital Investment

If you want to not only defend and secure your mental health and happiness,
but also optimize their positive capital flow-power;

If you can find sufficient motivation for one change,
and only one nature/spirit change,
then continue to assume your Right hand dominant mind
is might makes capital-invested ego-happiness right,
BUT/AND
work on equivalently presuming Left hand Yintegral sacred ecosystemic mind
is also right flows eco-healthy co-mentoring opportunities
for growing cooperatively incarnating abundance of healthy(R)happy-wealth(L).

These two, appositionally united,
rather than merely dissonant, chaotic, mis-communicating
between LeftBrain ego-dominant economic survivalism
and RightBrain eco-recessive politically organic regenerative health,
recreate embryonically-nurtured ego-force of eco-flow,
Yang/Yin ego-form of Earth-ecological-function,
POWER with CoEMPOWERING FLOW OPTIMIZATION
mindbody forms with ecopolitically strong healthy functions,
LeftEgo/Right-DNA/RNA Solidarity
human-divine
nature-spirit
balancing biosystems
of past and for future timelessly self/other optimizing cooperative
healthy(R)wealth(L).

On the other hand,
if conserving and defending your own regenerative health abundance
is of no interest,
then, never mind.
Keep on with the LeftBrain Business as Competitively Usual.
Just know that you are irrationally choosing to continue playing your economics and politics and mental health
using a pre-millennial WinLose misunderstood model of evolution
when you have available
a post-millennial WinWin ego/ecoconscious model
for continuing to defend and secure polypathic revolutions.

No pressure.
Your decision.
But you will never feel you have honestly,
with total investment integrity, decided one way or the other
until you choose WinLeftEgo/WinRight EcoPolitical CoOperative-Flow Balance.

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Development Divas

Permacultural community development,
as if life matters,
presents optimal Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) standards
for self-other-Earth regenerative
and sustainable living outcomes.
That 7 Generation certificate of accomplishment.

Development Divas enjoy prime relational dynamic focus
on recycling formations and reformations,
fractals and octaves,
full four-seasonal
“Time is a Recycling River” nutritional functions,
vocational “plant AND self-composting root system” financial guilds,
cooperatively beloved villages,
families with long evolutionary branches
AND Elder root systemic DNA structures and flex and flow-string patterns,
economies and ecologies,
eco-normics of ecology,
eco-logic of economics,
positive psychological relationships
and communities and global networks of richly nutritious information,
polynomially balanced 4-equivalent crystal clear dimensions of spacetime,
mine,
yours,
ours,
Universal Commons Orthodox Co-Intelligence.

Polyculturalists into planting and designing
and harvesting optimized beloved polycultural climaxing outcomes,
swim time’s river through positive teleological currents of dialogue,
narrative,
syntax,
DNA codex,
story,
psycho-conscious logics rooted in comprehensive consciousness
of Self+Other history,
personal,
relational,
landscaped,
networked,
globally farmed,
universal,
herstoric enculturation of harmoniously balancing Right with Left,
(-)Yin(-)Yin as equivalent to (+Yang)
since “not not!” meant “Yes!”
and “black white” meant “both-and-matters”
and passive-aggressive meant dissonantly and bilaterally cathected,
bilateral time sprouting fractal spacetime of four equivalent dimensions
and systemic seasons and stages of development,
unitarian yin-with-yin equivalent bipolarity sprouting universalist dipolar thermodynamic with electromagnetic bowing balance
with centrifugally emergent binomial force of gravity,
ecological balance of nutritional solar systemic radiantly waving values
absorbed by a greening photosynthetic coredemptive metamorphic Earth,
and disvalues of dissonant decay, climatic change, autistic dismay, fear of death replacing all of life’s recycling systems.

A logical conclusion of suicidal planning,
irrationality,
feeling internally overpopulated,
is to both stop absorbing positive nutrients (divestment),
and to begin a practice of absorbing only toxins
and collateral damage, (high-risk investment),
abuse acting faster than mere neglectful impoverishment,
marginalization,
suppression
oppression of identity,
the more aggressively and consistently aversive,
the faster our inevitable dead result.

So, the ecologic of diastatically positive and rational life
is to intentionally absorb only positive nutrients
and to minimize absorption of toxins
and collateral corporate insult,
injury,
abuse,
and neglect,
violence and dissonance,
addiction to victimization and possession.
Ego’s self-mentoring lessons must seek stewardship
responsibility and accountability
investment and disinvestment in ecosystemic balance,
without the anthrocentric hubris of possession or dispossession.
To own any of this stuff cannot meet optimizing CQI well-being standards
that will meet death’s rebirthing standards for cycling forward downstream.

Win-Win cooperative
coregenerative optimization
is an ecologically economic diva herstory of re-genesis,
just as Lose-Lose competitive decomposition
is our Business-As-Usual history
of dominating Self, Other, Earth,
pretty much in that disenculturing
disintegrative order of ecosystemic flow.

Permacultural community development
as if we remembered
that white lives could not have mattered
if more Wise-Elder black lives had not repurposed DNA’s
range of freedom for prosperity.

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