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Pre-Release Special: Dreaming the Future
Posted By jmccharen On August 27, 2012 @ 9:00 am In Art and Literature,Chelsea Green News,Nature & Environment,Spirituality & Philosophy | Comments Disabled
When Kenny Ausubel, an award-winning social entrepreneur, author, journalist, and filmmaker, and his wife Nina Simons started the Bioneers Conference in 1990, they gathered a diverse group of people who shared a dream about changing human society to make it more harmonious with nature.
In the spirit of that same dream, Ausubel’s new book is filled with inspiring thoughts about what our lives could look like — if only we try a little harder to live like good Earthlings instead of like shortsighted resource hogs with nothing to lose. In fact we have a great deal to lose — perhaps everything. It is time, argues Ausubel, to reimagine our future and our connection to each other, and to nature.
Dreaming the Future is a collection of essays by Ausubel, about the big ideas, metatrends, and game-changing developments of our time.
Paul Hawken, author of Blessed Unrest and coauthor of Natural Capitalism, says:
“Without doubt, Kenny Ausubel has one of the most glorious minds on the planet. Herein he has crafted a dazzling treasury of essays on the destiny of humanity and its place on earth, a rosary of startling truths. His ability to describe the cataclysmic loss of living systems contrasted with the luminous and untold rise of human awakening is unique among living writers and speakers. Read this for its brilliance, but read it also to find joy in the intricate reimagination of what it means to be a human being at this parlous moment in civilization.”
To celebrate the arrival of this poetic and imaginative new book, we’re putting it on sale for 25% off this week.
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