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An interview with Ron Lizzi, author of the book Go Outside and Come Back Better

Go Outside and Come Back Better

 

Blog Post: Nature Mysticism and Social Action Today - 200 Years After Thoreau

by Gene Sager

We live in a hectic, I would say, frenetic society which overuses nature and treats it harshly. We are obsessive with our technological devices. Despite great divergence of opinion, or rather because of it, we paradoxically agree that we are severely polarized. Finally, violence abounds, from domestic violence to non-domestic homicides, to ground wars and air strikes abroad. Most of us seem to have resigned ourselves to our condition. I would not call this "quiet desperation," but rather "desperate tweeting."
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VACATION RULES A New Initiative From Take Back Your Time!

Vacation Rules is the new venture that will be introduced in the final quarter of 2017 for Take Back Your Time. It can also be thought of as the new rubric or "umbrella term" for any of our specific work projects or efforts going forward.

Vacation Rules won't be a radical departure in direction from what we've done in the past. Rather, it's a sharpening of our message and our focus in a more pragmatic, clear, and practical way, with an emphasis on "How To" projects that can be organized and carried out by any TBYT members or supporters, anywhere in the country.

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