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This overview of Joanna Macy's innovative work combines deep ecology, general systems theory, and the Buddha's teachings on interdependent co-arising. A blueprint for social change, World as Lover, World as Self shows how we can reverse the destructive attitudes that threaten our world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780938077275
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 09/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Stephanie Kaza     7
Introduction     11
Harvesting Wisdom from the Past
World as Lover, World as Self     17
It's All Connected     30
Self and Society     42
Karma: The Co-arising of Doer and Deed     53
Mother of All Buddhas     61
Cultivating the Present
Gratitude     75
The Bestiary     87
Despair Work     91
Faith, Power, and Ecology     103
Three Lessons in Compassion     113
The Shambhala Warriors     120
Taking Heart: Spiritual Practices for Activists     123
Sowing Seeds for the Future
The Great Turning     139
The Greening of the Self     148
Perseverance for the Long Haul: A Dharma Lesson from Tibet     159
To Reinhabit Time     171
In League with the Beings of the Future     191
Reference Notes     203
Acknowledgments     207

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