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Promise Ahead A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity's Future

ISBN-10: 0060934999
ISBN-13: 9780060934996
Edition: 2001
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Description: Delving behind the headlines of the simplicity movement to reveal the deeper currents that are changing lives today, Promise Ahead is a call to action for everyone to do their part by becoming practical activists in their own lives.

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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Delving behind the headlines of the simplicity movement to reveal the deeper currents that are changing lives today, Promise Ahead is a call to action for everyone to do their part by becoming practical activists in their own lives.

Duane Elgin is an author, speaker, educator, consultant, and media activist. He pioneered the Voluntary Simplicity movement with his now classic first book, titled by the same name, published in 1981. Elgin has co-founded three non-profit organizations concerned with media accountability.

Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. In addition to coauthoring the bestselling Your Money or Your Life , Robin has been at the forefront of the sustainable living movement. She has received awards from Co-Op America and Sustainable Northwest and was profiled in Utne Magazine 's book Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life . She lives on Whidbey Island in Washington.

Introduction
Is Humanity Growing Up?
Adversity Trends: Hitting an Evolutionary Wall
A New Perceptual Paradigm: We Live in a Living Universe
Choosing a New Lifeway: Voluntary Simplicity
Communicating Our Way into a Promising Future
Reconciliation and the Transformation of Human Relations
Evolutionary Crash or Evolutionary Bounce: Adversity Meets Opportunity
Humanity's Central Project: Becoming Doubly Wise Humans
Engaged Reflection in the Turning Zone
Acknowledgments
References
Index

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