In the modern world, isolation leading to loneliness is a major part of the human experience, and even more so in our post-industrial, pandemic situation. In today’s meditation we will consider the experience of loneliness from isolation in an artificial world in sharp contrast with the natural healing experience of solitude in Nature. Friendship and community have a different meaning between the alien, artificial world and our home, Nature.
Lee Greer is an evolutionary biologist, a published scientist, an educator, and married to Linda and a father of three. Lee and Linda have been members of the UU Church of Riverside for years.