methodology...

 

After several months of getting practiced using a dowser in both my writing and my life in general, I encountered Plumwood's (2002) statement:

 

"Perhaps the most important task for human beings is not to search the stars to converse with cosmic beings but to learn to communicate with the other species that share this planet with us….[yet] [a]ttempts at serious communication between humans and other species are almost completely precluded by the arrogance and human-centeredness of a culture that is convinced that other species are simpler and lesser, and only grudgingly to be admitted as communicative beings. Methodology based on these assumptions more or less guarantees that communication will not take place [italics added] " (p. 189)