A new generation of social activists is emerging, seeking to embody the change they wish to see at a time when everything is at stake.
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In the global battle against AIDS, inequality, and economic injustice, United Nations program specialist Monica Sharma is empowering people at all levels with an innovative synthesis of psychological, emotional, and organizational tools.
From nonviolence and introspection to Eros and joy, environmentalist Beath weaves inner work with outer engagement for personal and social transformation.
A resource list of activist and educational groups.
The science on forgiveness is compelling but still maturing. Whatever the data, the act of forgiving will always depend on will, heart, and letting go.
Aggression and conflict in the quest for survival are jeopardizing our common future. Preston suggests that one way out is through mindfulness and detachment from the ego.
This pioneering psychologist-scientist in the study of child development concludes that nature needs nurture to nourish our inherent capacities for humane behavior.
In this short excerpt from his new book, the renowned primatologist shows that humans have as much in common with the conciliatory bonobo as with the bloodthirsty chimpanzee.
The president of IONS applauds the emergence of a vision of global peace but cautions that there is still much work to be done.
With passion and playfulness, the renowned cosmologist acknowledges the precipice that humanity is teetering on while celebrating the awe of existence and the ever-present potential for profound transformation.