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The restorative impulse.

Pranis, Kay
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) Tikkun. Winter:33-34.

An important shift in worldview that could move us toward
daily use of the restorative impulse is the shift from seeing the
parts of the universe as distinctly separate to the understanding
that we are profoundly connected to every one and every
thing in the universe. That means that what happens to any
part of the universe will affect me—including anything I do
to another part of the universe. It also means we cannot drop
out, kick out, or get rid of anything. We must deal with one
another and with our environment. From this worldview “getting
rid of” is never a solution because we are never really rid
of anything—we are always still connected. When we think we
are not connected, we are often not paying attention to how
the connection is impacting us. (excerpt)


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