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Breaking Through Nationalism

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In dialogue with Yuval Noah Harari, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, especially p. 127.

Yuval Noah Harari suggests that Nationalism's Big Three Nemeses are fear of nuclear holocaust, degenerative climate trends, and Business As Usual disruptions of eco-politically salvific technology. When I first read this list of his global Three, the one that stood out at least for me, to potentially break through our tendency to see through lenses nationalistically is Earth's great climate pathology. Still, all three are LeftBrain dominant, StraightWhiteMale privileged, Patriarchal-Capitalist nationalistic systems of scientific reductive-rooted secularism and defensive extractive-infested militarism. Aside from a home habitat in WholeEarth Crisis, extinguishing all hope of future peace health is our cooperative multicultural wealth regeneration, our ability to distinguish which of these three is most transparently exploitive and disempowering our SunShine EcoSystem, To dialogically determine which is most polyculturally vulnerable to inflaming already repressive Patriarchal/Capitalism, Which is most unenlightened and monotheistically RightWing StraightWhiteMale LeftBrain dominant May also be the unholy Fascist fascinated demonizing ecowomanist healthy choice and Earth as sacred Goddess panentheistically denying, Holy Nature/Spirit indigenous defying, climatically degenerative Nationalism, yes, but also, more fundamentally dualistic, AnthroSupremacism over ecofeminist healthy wealth of fertile sacred Earth Where monoculturing climate "change" may become most easily defined by Yanged out RightWing predation fueled by a competitive economy of hierarchical from-above produced and massively media marketed scarcity, rather than from-within ecological healthy robust wealth integrity. Then again, I could also see win/win opportunity for health as wealthy polycultural activity in co-immigrating away from global fear of nuclear nationalistic hostility Emigrating toward global polypathic thrival post-secularizing revival of sacredly uniting cooperativity principles of Eartherapeutic Energy as healthy integral international democracy, NonViolent Communication fueled by and for and with Whole Holistic Holy EarthTribal win/win systemic authentic intricate exquisite sacred global integrity.

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