Voices of the Earth, a project of the Earth Medicine Alliance ( speaks with Graham Harvey, Ph.D. Harvey is a professor of Religious Studies who has taught at the University of Winchester, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Open University. He is the author of numerous books and journal articles and one area of specialization includes animism, shamanism, and indigenous religions. His 2006 book Animism: Respecting the Living World has been an inspiration in the founding of the Earth Medicine Alliance. For more information on Graham’s teaching and writing see: and


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A free-thinking individual who strives to maintain psychological balance between the two polar aspects of Human Nature; Desire and Conscience. However, These conditions can never be balanced because inertia will carry us to extremes. Balance is a constant struggle therefore I live by the principles of the HERU Interface