The bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership now brings us Ecological Intelligence—revealing the hidden environmental consequences of what we make and buy, and how with that knowledge we can drive the essential changes we all must make to save our planet and ourselves.
Nature & Ecology
The hypothesis of morphic fields continues to be a fascinating and controversial theory of how organization occurs in the natural world. Sheldrake’s theory touches on a wide variety of phenomena, from the formation of crystals to the behavior of human minds.
Kumar offers a personal perspective on the paradox of choice.
Norberg-Hodge shows how local food can have global impact.
We cannot be healthy without a healthy environment.
“Animals are by nature ‘people whisperers,’ and restore and sustain us in ways we have either forgotten or never imagined.”
There’s no such thing as a “consciousness meter,” so how would we ever know if rocks, or plants, or other animals tingle with the spark of spirit? Philosopher de Quincey tells a story of one student who could not accept the possibility that rocks may be nonconscious. He points out that science aims to tell us about the actual world, while philosophy explores possible worlds.
How do imperceptibly small differences in the environment change one's behavior? What is the anatomy of a bad mood? Does stress shrink our brains? What does People magazine's list of America's "50 Most Beautiful People" teach us about nature and nurture? What makes one organism sexy to another? What makes one orgasm different from another? Who will be the winner in the genetic war between the sexes?
In Intelligence In Nature, Jeremy Narby offers overwhelming evidence that bacteria, plants, animals, and other forms of nonhuman life display an uncanny proclivity for self-deterministic decisions, patterns, and actions. The book details his travels around the globe—from the Amazon basin to the Far East—to probe what traditional healers and pioneering researchers perceive about the intelligence present in all forms of life. Not convinced? Narby discovered that;
In this powerful follow-up to her groundbreaking work The Tao of Equus, Linda Kohanov introduces provocative new theories about the human-horse connection, theories supported by in-depth experience. “Horses,” she maintains, “model an embodied spirituality, one that is both fully present in this world and deeply connected to the soul’s divine origins.” Kohanov explores how these animals support us on both levels, leading us to unexpected realizations about fear, intuition, awareness, empowerment, and above all, authenticity.