Urban human-nature resonance for sustainability transformation


Category: Resonance values

Giving and receiving with joy – inspiring insights from Robin Wall Kimmerer on a positive partnership with Nature

Febrary 2024

by Philip Harms and Maeve Hofer

What defines a good partnership? In a positive partnership, we are committed to each other, support each other and give each other attention ...

Is Indigenous cosmovision a utopia of sustainable living? - A search for planetary health and what we as a global community can learn from Indigenous perspectives

December 2023

by Maike Hering

I've spent the last five days on a ferry journey through the Amazon rainforest eagerly awaiting the right moment to begin writing this essay ...

Meeting nature at eye level - an explorative walk through the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano

October 2023

by Martina Artmann

Who hasn't experienced this?
It's a balmy summer evening, you happen to meet a few old friends and get lost in exciting conversation until the wee hours of the morning. ...

Patagonia – a place for resonant relationships?

June 2023

by Maike Hering

How it comes to an essay about resonance in Chilean Patagonia
I started working as a research assistant for the URBNANCE project in Dresden in August 2022 and only a few days after the beginning ...

The unavailability of the own voice.
What does Amos really want to "say"?

July 2022

by Mabel Killinger

To engage in a resonant relation with another entity may it be another human being, an animal or an object, Rosa points out that oneself has to acknowledge, see and most of all listen to the opposites own voice. Thereby, said voice also holds unavailability as another prerequisite of ...

Flötenspiel (1940) by Hermann Hesse:
A resonance-specific analysis and embedding in the sustainability context

June 2022

by Susanne Müller

Hardly any other German writer is able to touch his readers through his writings as much as Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Whether through his strongly autobiographical works ...

Inside me ‒ inside us

May 2022

by Martina Artmann

Talking with the deer and rabbits
Cooking with the moon and the stars
Flowing in being, vibrating with the divine feminine
Infinite power and wisdom in our veins

The sparkle in my eyes shows of eternity
We are born in the light and by the fire ...

Responsive relationships: The treasure of vulnerability

April 2022

by Susanne Müller

Responsive relationships – like the sociologist Hartmut Rosa describes them in his resonance theory published in 2016 – may exist in every context and between different creatures. Whilst an accelerating and more-and-more demanding economic system is claimed ...

Loving Souls – Loving Hearts

January 2022

by Susanne Müller

A human being has a soul. Does every being have a soul? What about a dog? Isn’t a dog a being in whom a soul lives? And what about a horse that according to studies seeks a deep and intense contact towards human beings, comparable to a mother’s loving contact to human beings, comparable to a mother’s loving contact for her newborn child? ...