Laudato Si’ - Ecological Education and Spirituality

225. On the other hand, no one can cultivate a sober and satisfying life without being at peace with him or herself… Many people today sense a profound imbalance which drives them to frenetic activity and makes them feel busy, in a constant hurry which in turn leads them to ride rough-shod over everything around them. This too affects how they treat the environment.


To counteract the isolation so many feel in our society due to individualistic, fast-paced lifestyles and work environments, conversation with one's neighbors allows us to slow down and focus on human relationships. How often do I stop to chat with a neighbor?


Conversation is a powerful tool to initiate change. To get started with conversations about climate, the organization “Climate Conversations” has created a card game. Printable and virtual versions available.

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