Truths Among Us

Truths Among Us

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From acclaimed author Derrick Jensen comes a prescient, thought-provoking collection of interviews with 10 leading writers, philosophers, teachers, and activistswho argue against society's belief that corporations and governments know what is best forthe future, instead choosing to help acknowledge the values we know in our hearts are rightand inspire within us the courage to act on them. Among those who share their wisdom hereare acclaimed sociologist Stanley Aronowitz, who shows that science is but one lens for discovering knowledge, Luis Rodriguez, poet and peacemaker, whosuggests embracinggang members as people instead of stereotypes, Judith Herman, whooffers a deeper understanding of the psychology of abusers, Paul Stamets, whoreveals the power of fungi thatis often ignored, and writer Richard Drinnon, whoreminds 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.
Publisher: [United States] : PM Press : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
ISBN: 9781604866193
1604866195
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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