Lars Schmidt
WRITINGS

Mountains and Rivers are Speaking
Booklet, 102 pages

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According to the original sense of the word, the nomad is in search of pastures, of food for his animals, thus nourishment for himself, his family, his clan.

Birds travel, fish travel, mammals travel, butterflies travel.

Before agriculture, we were traveling as hunters and gatherers.
Accumulation of things or storage of food was nearly not possible, thus you never took more than you needed.
Also the notion of personal possessions (including 'my' wife, husband and children) was quite blurry.
You depended on what the earth provided, and on each other, and you knew it.

If you spend a longer time in nature, this starts to make a whole lot of sense again.

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In the very south there were almond blossoms, and water was falling from the sky
The green of the grass was luminous

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Do you ask a stone before you put him in another place?
Why not?

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Big old tree
You and I
What strange words are these

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A little cricket
It appears here, it appears there

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Some seeds stay dormant for many, many years, before germinating at most unexpected places

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