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" The songs of our ancestors

are also the songs of our children "

The Druid Way

Species Extinction

Published by Philip Carr-Gomm

An excerpt from The Druid Way, in which I suggest that the essence or archetype of every species might continue to exist whatever happens on Earth, and yet that does not negate the tragedy that humanity is currently causing a Mass Species Extinction. I then speculate about our unconscious desire to kill the mother that could result in humanity destroying much of Nature (whether that constitutes complete annihilation or partial seems a moot point). The blackbird paused in his singing, looked directly into my eyes, and then began a song that rose and fell in a way that led me into a peculiar trance-state I had never experienced before. And there, in that state, I just knew his answer. He did not speak or tell me – his song simply took me there. And there was here only different. It was no other space, no other time. We were still in the Brookland basin, the sun still shone, the small white clouds still scuttered across the sky. But there were…

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