Truths Among Us: Conversations on Building a New Culture (Paperback)

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ITEM#: 13489411

Derrick Jensen is the author of numerous books, including Endgame, A Language Older Than Words, and This Culture of Make Believe. He lives in Crescent City, California.

From acclaimed author Derrick Jensen comes a prescient, thought-provoking collection of interviews with 10 leading writers, philosophers, teachers, and activists who argue against society's belief that corporations and governments know what is best for the future, instead choosing to help acknowledge the values we know in our hearts are right?and inspire within us the courage to act on them. Among those who share their wisdom here are acclaimed sociologist Stanley Aronowitz, who shows that science is but one lens for discovering knowledge; Luis Rodriguez, poet and peacemaker, who suggests embracing gang members as people instead of stereotypes; Judith Herman, who offers a deeper understanding of the psychology of abusers; Paul Stamets, who reveals the power of fungi that is often ignored; and writer Richard Drinnon, who reminds us that our spiritual paths need not be narrowed by the limiting mythologies of Western civilization. Reaching toward a common goal of harmony with the world surrounding us all, these diverse voices articulate different yet shared visions of activism.

 

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ISBN 9781604862997
Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
Format Paperback
Pages 257
Publisher Date 2011-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Pm Pr
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.85 lb
Language English
Subtitle Conversations on Building a New Culture
Edition Detail Original
Audience General/trade
Country of Origin United States
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