Eco-communities as a social vision

Eco-communities as a social vision
Egalitarian and ecological communities, like the pictured East Wind (, are very close to our vision of an ecological society

18 June, 2008

Album: Roots by Sepultura (1996)

Roots Bloody Roots

Roots Bloody Roots (x3)

I, Believe in our fate
We don't need to fake
It's all we wanna be
Watch me freeeaaak !!

I say, We're growing every day
Getting stronger in every way
I'll take you to a place
Where we shall find our

Roots Bloody Roots (x4)

Rain, Bring me the strength
To get to another day
and all I want to see
Set us free

Why Can't you see
Can't you feel, This is real

I pray, We don't need to change
Our ways to be saved
That all we wanna be
Watch us freak


One week of struggling
On the real world is..
So you can see !!!

Feel your soul and...
Shape your mind to warfare
It's all for real

Live your life
Not the way they taught you
Do what you feel !

Survive the jungle
Give me blood
Give me Pain
These scars won't heal

What were you thinking
What a wonderful world !!!
You're full of shit

Leave it behind
They don't care if you cry
All is left is pain

Can you take it ? (x4)

The only way
To get away
Kill your pride

I won't take it (x4)

So in the end
I want to see some respect
( I said )
You better show some respect
( I said )
Attitude and respect


Telling lies right into your face
Grab your soul and make a disgrace
Make you believe you're bigger than life
No one cares if you'll live or die

Waiting for the moment to strike
To take possession to take your heart
Turn your part into a farse
Without respect, without regret

Cut-Thoat (x6)

You promise this and promise all
Deep inside nothing at all
In a war of filth and greed
We don't need none of this shit

All I say that will survive
We know what's true, we know what's right
We're going through this till the end
And I know you're not my friend

Cut-Thoat – (x6) Fuck !

To give in - no fucking way
To give in - no way

So don't tell us it can't be done
Putting down what you don't know
Money isn't our god
Integrity will free our soul

Enslavement pathetic
Ignorant corporations

Breed Apart

Creepy crawl
On concrete and dust
Asphalt jungle
Piles of crust

Non sense thoughts
Inside the mind
What really means
What I want ?

Open up your mind
And go your own way

Straight old thoughts
To force you down
Raping rape
Breed apart

Open up your mind
And go your own way


For more justice
Amazonia burns
Can you hear them ?

I'll fight
To save another day
So join us
And we'll make them leave this land

To kill how we feel
(but) if we stop them it'll be worth dying for

When you go down motherfucker !
When you go down fighting !!
Why ? Why ? WHY ?

Endangered Species

Life !!
The struggle to survive
Crawling, raging
Feed the hate inside

Are we going to see another day ?
Are we going to make it all the way ?
Are we going to see the light of day ?
Are we going to make it till the end ?

Rise !!
Bad moon rise
Another war, another crime
End in sight

Bleak !!
Why & what the fuck ?!?
Shut your mouth, shut your mind, this the way
You're just another prey

Is that what we've became ??

RISE ! [8x]

Are we going to see another day ?
Are we going to make it all the way ?
Are we going to see the light of day ?
Are we going to make it till the end ?

Endangered Species [3 x]
Is that what we've became ??

An Album that is dedicated to the Amazon tribes that struggle for keeping their lands and traditional way of life against the deforestation and the invasion of any kind of corporations, ranchers, miners, loggers, developmental projects, etc. All traditional rainforest people suffer from loss of habitat and are forced to a meaningless hard life of unemployment, alcoholism, prostitution and exploitation in urban environments. We deal with such issues in their previous album Chaos AD, song “Kaiowas”. Let’s now see the situation of many other South American tribes, beside Guarani-Kaiowas, that face displacement, diseases and loss of their roots and their sometimes bloody struggle against the invaders.

We read in Brazzil com

Yanomami: Invasions and Death
The dimension of the problem caused by the illegal presence of prospectors in Yanomami lands can be better understood from the indigenous people's perspective: the mere presence of a single foreigner can mean the spread of plague, and widespread death. For the Yanomami, the lack of immunity to ailments introduced by miners, the rise in cases of malaria, and their dependence on natural resources poisoned by mining activities has predictably resulted in numerous deaths. In addition, the lawless atmosphere of the mining camps has been characterized by prostitution and gun violence.
Over 1,000 gold-miners are now working illegally on Yanomami land, transmitting deadly diseases like malaria and polluting the rivers and forest with mercury. Cattle ranchers are invading and deforesting the eastern fringe of their land. Yanomami health is suffering and critical medical care is not reaching them because of corruption and incompetence in Brazil’s National Health Foundation (FUNASA). The Brazilian congress is currently debating a bill which, if approved, will permit large-scale mining in indigenous territories. This will be extremely harmful to the Yanomami and other remote tribes in Brazil. The Yanomami have not been properly consulted about their views and have little access to independent information about the impacts of mining. (Survival international)

Nambikwara: Loggers and Miners Attack
The Nambikwara people became known internationally when Brazil's military government decided to build a road from Cuiaba to the western outpost of Porto Velho in the heavily colonized state of Rondonia. Yet again, uncontrolled colonization brought epidemics, violence and death, this time upon the Nambikwara. They were relocated, and decimated. The few that remained fought to return to their traditional territory, and in 1990, the government finally registered 67,420 hectares as the Sarare indigenous area. …In addition, the mining camps had spread venereal diseases and malaria throughout the area.

Macuxi: Disappointment
Twenty five years ago, Jacir José Macuxi and a few other prominent Macuxi initiated the struggle to demarcate their 1.6 million hectare territory (Raposa/Serra do Sol) in northern Brazil, on the torrid savannas of the Venezuelan border area in the state of Roraima. There too, gold miners and ranchers had taken hold and were spreading Falciparum malaria, a deadly strain of the disease that was steadily killing off the people. "Many people fell sick," says de Souza. "My wife was one of them, and she died." In 1995, the government even proposed to build a dam inside the area. Then, backed by state government leaders, the invaders of Raposa Serra do Sol voted to form a new municipality inside the indigenous area.
“Since Lula came into office, things have only gotten worse for us," said Jacir Jose de Souza, a Macuxi Indian chief who is also director of the Roraima Indigenous Council. "He's deceitful, very unreliable. He's worse than the last government because he says one thing and does another." (NY Times)

Parakana: The Mahogany Battle
Indian territories in the Amazon are often the last repositories of precious woods and other natural resources. Knowing this, illegal loggers do much of their work on Indian lands. For the Parakana people, who inhabit the Apyterewa indigenous area in southern Pará state, particularly for youths, contact with loggers has translated into dependency, alcoholism, and exploitation as the result of the illegal smuggling of mahogany. Six months ago, the Brazilian state issued a federal decree that imposed strict restrictions on the logging of mahogany. But the Amazon is big, and the enforcement of such legislation daunting. …The Parakana Indians, however, have organized to help federal agencies in the task of curbing invasions and preventing the exploitation of the hardwood. In 1993, they destroyed machines and other tools of the Perachi timber company as a means to intimidate invaders. This timber company, one of the largest in the region, defied the public powers by illegally exporting mahogany and, in the process, devastated 5,000 hectares of indigenous territory to open pasture areas.
"Tens of thousands of tons of Peruvian mahogany are imported into the US for luxury dining room tables, household trimmings and automobile dashboards," Ari Hershowitz, of the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC), said. "But Americans have no idea that buying mahogany contributes to the destruction of the rainforest and threatens the people who live there. People are dying - it is a crisis right now."(Common Dreams org)

You can hear some songs from this album in youtube
Roots Bloody Roots


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