Nothing In Nature Is Isolated – A Video Essay
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Nothing in Nature is isolated. From the most minuscule atomic particle to the grandest galaxies, the past, the present, and the future of every animate and inanimate being in our universe is defined by its connection to everything else because these vital connections transport and transform life energy within and between Her creatures. If any of these links were broken, Nature on any scale could be severely hampered or not operate at all.

 


This 4 minute video essay summarizes everything that has been presented within this blog site. If you are a parent, educator, or docent, feel free to show this video to your young people and your visitors. Help them probe into the three premises about Nature and why it is necessary that we humans must engage her. If you or the people you have touched gain something from viewing and discussing this video essay, I’d appreciate hearing from you in the comments section below.

 

Why Do I Write These Essays?

Nothing in Nature exists in isolation. The movement of life’s energy, which originates in the sun, takes place because everything is interconnected and interdependent. Your consciousness of interdependence in Nature means that, every time you engage Nature, you ask yourself how a creature, a plant, yourself, or a natural object is connected to another and to Nature’s greater scheme of things. With this awareness you are prepared to protect Nature’s environment that sustains you. And, you create your legacy by encouraging others to do likewise.

 

If, after reading my essays, you find yourself embracing these ideas, I am thrilled in knowing that I’ve played some small part in setting this world view in motion in your mind.

  

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My name is Bill Graham. As a Marine Biologist who has worked in the US and Mexico for 30 years, I am a student of Nature, a teacher, a researcher, and a nature photographer. Through my work, I have acquired an ever growing passion for how everything in Nature is connected. Today, I travel extensively contemplating about, writing about, and photographing Nature’s connections. I also work with conservation projects in the USA and Mexico and mentor talented youth.

9 Responses to “Nothing In Nature Is Isolated – A Video Essay”

  1. Sylvia says:

    Beautiful photos. Thanks for a great presentation.

  2. Jack Davis says:

    Beautiful. How can you know all this stuff without being a Native American?

    • Hi Jack: Being Native American is not a prerequisite to engaging Nature. For we humans to live in harmony with Nature and preserve our home for generations to come, we must get rid of our arrogance and appreciate that we are all (flora and fauna and inanimate things) interconnected. Our long term survival depends on embracing this idea.

  3. Miriam says:

    This is inspiring. Thank you for it. The music really makes it. Keep up the good work!

  4. Beautifully done! We are all interconnected and all energy. Energy never dies. I found your presentation so spiritual and your information is what I’ve come to know from other sources. I’ll be happy to share 😉

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