Glenn Aparicio Parry

Glenn Aparicio Parry, PhD, is the author of "Original Politics: Making America Sacred Again" (SelectBooks, 2020) and the Nautilus award-winning "Original Thinking: A Radical Revisioning of Time, Humanity, and Nature" (North Atlantic Books, 2015). Parry is an educator, ecopsychologist, and political philosopher whose passion is to reform thinking and society into a coherent, cohesive, whole. The founder and past president of the SEED Institute, Parry is currently the director of a grass-roots think tank, the Circle for Original Thinking

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In Honor of RBG ~ Podcast

Glenn Aparicio Parry offers his personal reflections on RBG in the context of American history and what he sees as America’s sacred purpose: unity in diversity, a purpose yet to be realized.

Oral Tradition and Climate Change ~ Podcast

The oral tradition has been recording changes to the climate for millennia. Join us as we explore the continuing relevance of storytelling today.

True Storytelling and the Legacy of Law and Order ~ Podcast

Structural racism affects everyone, and prevents America from achieving its sacred purpose: unity in diversity - E Pluribus Unum, “Out of the many, one”.

Native American Leadership and the Art of Collaboration ~ Podcast

Native American ways of leadership are not only effective for Indian causes, but can be effectively utilized in modern mainstream politics.

Black Lives Matter: America Faces the Music of Diversity ~ Podcast

A significant part of our history has been repressed or marginalized as a way of protecting white male privilege, a history we are only beginning to face. Revealing this American shadow has been an opportunity to see America as it really is—and maybe to change.

Native American Influence on the Founding Mothers ~ Podcast

Native Americans not only influenced the founding fathers, they also inspired the ‘founding mothers’: 19th century women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Matilda Gage.

Native American Contribution to the Founding Values of the Nation ~ Podcast, Part Two

To recreate a whole and sacred America, it is important to acknowledge the profound effect Native America had on the founding values of this nation.

Native American Contribution to the Founding Values of the Nation ~ Podcast

To recreate a whole and sacred America, it is important to piece together the forgotten fragments of history that are currently keeping the country divided. The most significant forgotten piece is the profound effect Native America had on the founding values of this nation.

COVID 19: The Big Ecological Picture ~ Podcast

The problem with modern politics is that it excludes nature in its planning. Then, nature imposes her will - as she is doing now with the COVID-19 outbreak. What does the virus mean not just in terms of the survival of the human species, but for all of nature?



Not your everyday walk on the beach

As a student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, I was able to network through one of my professors to receive an internship at the North Carolina Coastal Reserve at Masonboro Island. I was particularly interested in the internship because it would allow me to combine both of my majors.

The Human Revolution

Just over 200 years have zipped by since humans began to truly command the planet’s resources in ways that have taken humans to unprecedented heights and advances in modern living.

The Ecological Impact of the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution marked a major turning point in Earth’s ecology and humans’ relationship with their environment. Relatively overnight, it dramatically changed every aspect of human life and lifestyles.

Top Five Threats Facing Earth & Humanity

The following Top Five Threats Facing Humanity are ranked based on their probability of occurring combined with the level of impact they can or will have if and when they occur. In every case, it most certainly is not a question or if, but when and how.

The Most Important Organism?

There are more than 7,000 different species of algae. Most live in the oceans, but they also live in fresh water and even on land.