The Bush administration doesn’t particularly like public participation. It makes them look bad.
What happens in the heart simply happens.
Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
It took the whole of Creation To produce my foot, my each feather: Now I hold Creation in my foot.