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The Blueprint for America's Vision and Fulfillment
by Robert Hieronimus

Earth Flag

When our "Mother" (Earth) has
had enough of our misbehavior

[Time for Planetary Regeneration]

There are ... powers at work within the United States that have debilitated its spirit. These forces dominate American culture today. We see these forces at work daily in the way we poison the earth, water, and air. We cannot continue this wholesale destruction of our nation and planet without the severe consequences we are just beginning to experience with ever-increasing natural disasters and weather changes.

How did we get the environment into this hellish predicament? It is a result of the old paradigm scenario, in which Mother Earth is conquered and dominated, just as the male species has dominated the female for the past few millenia. This belief system rejects the importance of Spirit and puts its full confidence in the ledger, in crass materialism, in the false god of Mammon.

But has man "conquered" nature? If he thinks he has, he had better prepare himself for what Mother Nature has in store. Nature will cleanse itself regardless of national boundaries and powerful governments. Nature will cleanse itself notwithstanding man's pride and greed and selfish rapacity.

This "Mamma" (Mother Earth) has every right -- and the concommitant power -- to correct her errant children with meaningful discipline. Yes, Mother Earth can spank us. She is a patient parent but ...

Let's not make her mad

Are Native people ahead of our affluent, modern EURO-civilization in this realm? See Kate Luckie prophecy.

The Aldo Leopold story. Aldo Leopold ranks with the great conservationists of all time. Along with the likes of John Muir, John James Audubon, Gifford Pinchot, Rachel Carson, each in their own way taught us to notice and value this one earth we have.

Let us 'modern' shed ourselves of false civilisation and discover the native core within ourselves? (Archie Grey Owl)
Soon to be the most poweerful scientific tool, Allen Hat Creek Telescope Array - (Eastern Shasta County)
RELATED to extra terrestrial investigation: some SETI Thoughts, Tom Paine

John McConnell's
Earth Flag

Earth Day Flag

My first exposure to the Earth Flag was via a wise, old Cherokee named Bishop Whitlock, an acquaintance of Ed Brennan. What follows is a brief overview from Congressman Waxman.

The first Earth Flag was created and copyrighted by John McConnell in preparation for the first Earth Day (also created by him) in San Francisco, in March 1970. The first Earth Day was primarily a Peace Day. Senator Gaylord Nelson was in San Francisco that same year planning the first major Environmental Summit for April 22. Nelson invited McConnell to join forces with him, but McConnell refused because he felt that March 20th, the Vernal Equinox that year, was the more appropriate Earth Day.

Later on, McConnell became active in the United Nations Earth Society Foundation where he met Margaret Mead who really made the Earth Flag the icon it has become. She literally carried it with her wherever she went.

After Ms. Mead�s death in 1978, Ed Brennan, who was the president of the Earth Society Foundation, obtained a new copyright to the Earth Flag we use today. In 1995, Brennan (now an independent businessman) sought financial backing to expand the market for the flag. He was not successful, and the company he created fell on hard times.

Later in 1995, Henry Waxman acquired Brennan�s copyright by a marketing agreement for flags made per McConnell�s design, maintaining its availability. The 2�3 ft flag has a 15 inch diameter Earth image. The 3�5 ft flag is proportionately larger. The smaller flags are sized approximately. The blue shade is a �process� dark blue. Since 1995 were sold about about 1000 to 1200 flags per year. Most of the flags are 3�5 ft, with about 40% in the 2�3 ft size.

This flag was trademarked as The Authentic Earth Flag, but it is usually called The Earth Day Flag. However the copyright holder of the Authentic Earth Flag is not in charge of Earth Day.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was not involved in the copyright agreement because Apollo photos are in the public domain. Anyone can use the image itself. It is only a violation of the copyright if put on a flag. The copyright extends to any dark blue flag with a centered photo image of the earth, even in variations (of shades and sizes) that are not actually sold by the copyright holders.

Henry A. Waxman (Earth Flag Ltd.), Jun 1999

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

Look inside - and find God there

Living Sacrifice

Ego death theory holds that the essence and origin of religion is the use
of visionary plants to routinely trigger the intense mystic altered state,
producing loose cognitive-association binding, which then produces an
experience of being controlled by frozen block-universe determinism
with a single, pre-existing, ever-existing future. [Michael Hoffman]

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