From here on, the primary judgment of all human institutions, professions, programs and activities will be determined by the extent to which they inhibit, ignore or foster a mutually enhancing human-Earth relationship. -- Thomas Berry


Two contrasting themes – the importance of using our current governance system to advocate on behalf the planet, and recognizing that the current governance system itself is deeply flawed – inform the Five Smooth Stones project at Genesis Farm. The Five Smooth Stones, a metaphor from the Biblical story of David and Goliath, represent five different ways to think about law and rights, and how we might apply new principles to current ecological problems.


Five Smooth Stones: Overview

New Legal Strategies

Bioregional Issues