Argues that the biggest challenge to survival is faulty thinking about the environmental crises that are affecting the planet and offers "thought leap" that will transform one's eco-mind.
Like her Diet for a Small Planet classic, EcoMind is challenging, controversial and empowering.
We humans have found ourselves in a dire situation, says Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet. Our population continues to increase, global warming and other environmental catastrophes loom in our near future, and we lack the proper mind set to correct our past mistakes. She asserts that our ways of viewing the world directly conflict with what we now know to be the truth about how our world works. According to the author this antiquated thought process is responsible for our slow-going and ineffectual response to environmental warning signs. This book, aimed at a general audience, introduces readers to an ecologically sound way of viewing the world and our relationship with it. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
changing the way we think, to create the world we want
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On April 23, Frances Moore Lappé, a giant of the environmental movement, confronts accepted wisdom of environmentalism. Drawing on the latest research from anthropology to neuroscience and her own field experience, she argues that the biggest challenge to human survival isn’t our fossil fuel dep... Read More »
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