Solovyov, Sobornost’ & 4 Feathers…

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Russia’s spiritual philosophers evolved the egalitarian, We the People, organizational structure of Eastern Orthodox Christianity — The Sobor (Council of Equals) — into a worldview vision of the future where human beings would live together in harmony, in balance with the Earth and all her creatures.

They called this Sobornost’  –> Unity of a group who share one heart, mind and spirit working together for a common good.

vladimir-solovyovVladimir Solovyov (1853-1900) developed the idea of vseedinstvo, unity-of-all, a concept similar to that of Sobornost’ and closely connected with his doctrine of Godmanhood.  He wrote of Sobornost’,

“…this culture in its gradual progress destroys all those hostile partitions and exclusive isolations between various parts of humanity and the world and tries to unify all natural and social groups in a family that is infinitely diverse in make-up but characterized by moral solidarity.”

Individuals of all classes, races, creeds and colors.

Unified for a common cause.  A cause that is moral, just.


Turtle Island in North Dakota

Where the Water Protectors are Standing like Rocks to prevent Oil spilling into the Missouri River that Serves the American Heartland.  Note the oil slicks already encroaching at the mouth of the Cannonball River in these tributaries that flow into the great river…

From Railroads to Pipelines…

For Solovyov, Unity of all humankind was inter-related with us all learning to live a balanced and harmonious relationship with the world around us on Mother Earth.  About industry and railroads — the equivalent a century ago to our oil pipelines, fracking and deep horizon drilling platforms today — Solovyov said,

“The railroads mercilessly devour the forests and thereby facilitate in earnest the ruin of our farming.  The astonishing shallowness of our rivers and the multiplying droughts – these are no longer prophecy but fact…We are supported only by the forests and swamps, out of which flow and on which feed all our great rivers.  And now, not limiting ourselves to the destruction of the forests, we have set about in earnest to drain the swamps. Sooner or later, the people will use up the land unless a change is made from our primitive, rapacious economy.”

At that time, and over the course of the next 30-40 years, Russia’s famous black-earth heartland where the vast quantities of food supporting the entire country was grown we’re inflicted by waves of dryness and drought like we’re experiencing in the Southeastern USA this Autumn and chronically for the past 5 years have experienced in California, Texas, Oklahoma, and…  Russia was wracked by famine which killed 100,000s every few years.  In 1921, the famine grew so bad that over 5 million people were in danger of losing their lives.  That year, the United States spent $60 million to help save the lives of their fellow humans in Russia.

Hopi Unity


In the Hopi Prophecy of the 4 Feathers & the Whirling Rainbow, it was foretold:

“When the earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes, creeds and who by their actions and deeds shall make the earth green again. They will be known as the warriors of the rainbow

There will come a day when people of all races, colors, and creeds will put aside their differences. They will come together in love, joining hands in unification, to heal the Earth and all Her children. They will move over the Earth like a great Whirling Rainbow, bringing peace, understanding and healing everywhere they go. Many creatures thought to be extinct or mythical will resurface at this time; the great trees that perished will return almost overnight. All living things will flourish, drawing sustenance from the breast of our Mother, the Earth.”

Sobornost’ @ Standing Rock

Sobornost’ manifests today at Standing Rock in North Dakota where the call of the water protectors has brought together people of all races, colors, classes, and creeds.


It has brought together the indigenous nations from around the world — over 300+ different tribes.  It has brought together young, old and in-between.


Millionaire movie stars and the homeless.

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And now over 2,000 loyal veterans come to Standing Rock


To defend the Water Protectors against the violence of Energy Transfer Partners’ security guards and over 70+ law enforcement agencies who have sent officers from over 10+ states


To build barbed-wire fences on a frigid hill on Turtle Island — and to freeze in the coming winter as they walk on the graves of the Oceti Sakowin ancestors who are buried in that very spot.

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