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Active hope : how to face the mess we're in without going crazy

Author: Joanna Macy; Chris Johnstone
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about. Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience and creative power."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Macy; Chris Johnstone
ISBN: 9781577319726 1577319729
OCLC Number: 746834394
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Three stories of our time --
Trusting the spiral --
Coming from gratitude --
Honoring our pain for the world --
A wider sense of self --
A different kind of power --
A richer experience of community --
A larger view of time --
Catching an inspiring vision --
Daring to believe it is possible --
Building support around you --
Maintaining energy and enthusiasm --
Strengthened by uncertainty.
Responsibility: Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone.

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"The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about. Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience and creative power."--Back cover.

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