This week on Bioneers:

In her writing and her life, Terry Tempest Williams reflects an expression of something better and higher in each of us.  Here she wrestles with the question:  “What are you willing to die for?”  She weaves stories of personal loss and triumph that illuminate the idea that, perhaps, in the end, democracy is about listening – deeply, openly, even with a broken heart.  “Because,” she says, “the heart is the first home of democracy.”

ON Bioneers | February 7, 2014 | 9:30 am

How Close Does It Have to Get? The Open Space of Democracy

This week on Bioneers:

In her writing and her life, Terry Tempest Williams reflects an expression of something better and higher in each of us.  Here she wrestles with the question:  “What are you willing to die for?”  She weaves stories of personal loss and triumph that illuminate the idea that, perhaps, in the end, democracy is about listening – deeply, openly, even with a broken heart.  “Because,” she says, “the heart is the first home of democracy.”

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