When Worldviews Collide

This term I am teaching Ecopsychology. Yesterday, we began to talk, in-depth, about tribal understandings of the world. The objective was simply to introduce the concept of worldview to the class. The class, which began with much laughter and happiness among the students, became very difficult as we discussed a generalized, pan-tribal, description of the world, and compared that to our familiar Western worldview. Continue reading