Who Am I

I am David Marinelli. I research ecology, wilderness as social order, sustainability, biodiversity, wilding, wild habitat degradation and extinction of species.


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


Heaven and Hell, Angels and Demons

Heaven and Hell, Angels and Demons – The heavenly realms, are necessarily intimately intertwined with life on Earth. This must be so by the very logic that underlies the belief in creation. What we believe, the narratives we tell ourselves and the tales we tell others are fundamental pillars upon which the edifice of our […]

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Young People are our Hope and Future

When a woman and a man have a child they are transformed into a mother and a father. This is one of the universal laws of nature. We can see reflections of it in many other species. Many a time parents describe the birth of their child as a miracle and in a very real […]

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Nature’s Cathedral is Where I Worship God

Worshipping in Nature’s Cathedral: Before the beginning all was void. The creative force that formed nature over billions of years of evolutionary time is the God we worship. According to our understanding, the laws of physics started to operate following the big bang, expanding the universe through space and over time to become the galactic […]

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