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A Guide to Living Fully in Turbulent times

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Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, Ph.D., is one of the best know spiritual activist in this country. She is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with four decades of activism. Her wide-ranging work addresses psychological and spiritual issues of the nuclear age, the cultivation of ecological awareness, and the fruitful resonance between Buddhist thought and contemporary science. Her group methods have been adopted and adapted widely in classrooms, churches, and grassroots organizing. Her work helps people transform despair and apathy, in the face of overwhelming social and ecological crises, into constructive, collaborative action. The author of 10 previous books Mrs. Macy travels widely giving lectures, workshops, and trainings in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia. She lives in Berkeley, California.

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This book ... invites readers into a thriving community of people who, like me, have been transformed by Joanna Macy's thought and practice. --Naomi Klein, author of On Fire: The Burning Case For a Green New Deal She was an environmentalist before that term was on every tongue.... Joanna Macy has come to embody a singular clarity of vision about the totality of what it means to be human--at this moment in time. Her wild love for the world is a beacon to us all. --Krista Tippett, host of On Being Joanna Macy is one of the planet's treasures. --Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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