Who Am I

I am David Marinelli. I research the origin, meaning, purpose and destination of life. I also have a keen interest in ecology, wilderness as social order, biodiversity, wilding, wild habitat degradation and extinction of species.


We are the expression of a good God and are beholden to a higher moral order.

“…and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8: 31-32).


Think of the rain and the sea that provide the water you drink
Think of the air you breath provided by the oceans and trees
Think of the food you eat that one way or another comes from the soil and its nutrients
Think of the place you live in that is made from rock and ores from Earth’s crust
Think of the ground you are standing on, that is Earth’s crust
Think of all the species we share this Earth with and the common parents we shared with them hundreds of millions of years ago, and without which your biological body would not be standing here today
Think of this oasis of life, Earth in a solar system, afloat in a galaxy with 11 million suns, one is ours, amongst countless galaxies in the universe, our only home, made friendly and hospitable for us by nature

We owe a debt of gratitude and allegiance to the natural world


Taking back our personal reality in a symbolic world

Taking back our personal reality: As humans we have much less of a hold on reality than other species. Other species seem to be integrated in creation whilst humanity is for ever struggling to fit in. We are as if an outsider in a foreign land. We do not appear to be so well suited […]

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Tech-Free Schools, at least one week a term

For one week a term children would be exposed to a sense of security, of community, a sense of belonging and empathy. A sense that they are not entitled but capable, loved and safe.

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The Secular Belief Conundrum

It is interesting to note that the word secular has no meaning in and of itself. It is mostly defined as the absence of a religious or spiritual orientation, the lack of a moral code encompassing a transcendental meaning and purpose. Everybody has some sort of overall view of the world as being a good […]

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