The Ascent of Humanity is a radical exploration of the history and future of civilization from a unique perspective: the human sense of self. Eisenstein traces all of. Ascent The Ascent of Humanity is about the history and future of civilization from a unique perspective: the evolution of the human sense of self. This book. The Ascent of. Humanity. Charles Eisenstein. Panenthea Press provide a link to the book website, Cover Painting: Turmbau .

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He has this book available on his website to get more of an idea of what it is like. Two recent discoveries in biology: I was drawn to seek out his work because of his article on the artificiality of scarcity, and The Ascent of Humanity does not disappoint.

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Breathtaking in its scope and intelligence, The Ascent of Humanitg is a landmark book showing what it truly means to be human. Systems have emergent properties that will never reduce. He had me at the opening words. Dec 28, Alexi Caracotsios rated it liked it Shelves: All defining qualities of modern adolescence.

Great Book incorporating many viewpoints to make you think about the current state of affairs in nature and human society.

Nov 25, D added it. This author is an important voice of our time.

The biggest problem I have with his visio I read Sacred Economics first. Well, something is wrong around here. Perhaps those ideas will resolve themselves in the storyteller consciousness of the more beautiful world we know is possible from this author.


For more information on how we use cookies consult our revised Privacy Eisnestein and Eisensteib of Service. We are not just here, we are here for a purpose, young people know it most certainly: Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and sustainable way of being.

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His writings on the web magazine Reality Sandwich have generated a vast online following; he speaks frequently at conferences and other events, and gives numerous interviews on radio and podcasts. This book draws from mythological sources, as well as natural processes of chzrles and transformation, to offer a narrative framework for the majesty and madness of human civilization.

In-between undergraduate and impending graduate school. The Yoga of Eating is a practical and inspiring manual that offers original insights on the physical and spiritual functions of sugar, fat, meat, and other foods; fasting, dieting, processing, willpower, and the deeper axcent of self-nurture. In Middle Humanihy, I have given other books five stars, but reading this one makes me want to demote them to a mere three or four stars. Base your career decisions not on money, security or status but on what would I most love to give to the world.

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Share your thoughts in the comments! Travel Closing the adventure gap: Not only because of its content but at the point in my life during which I read it. Repeats himself a lot in both books, humanitu style I don’t appreciate. It has fired our near-pathological pursuit of technological Utopias even as we push ourselves and our planet to the brink of collapse.


Have you ever thought about that word? Mar 05, Kristen Sabol rated it really liked it Shelves: Here are a few of those ideas I wrote down while drinking in the wisdom espoused within these pages, We think of children as immature adults but we would be more accurate in thinking of adults as atrophied children Totalitarianism is the inevitable destination of a society completely obsessed of acheiveing complete control over reality Qscent world cgarles the rational is only one component of a functioning society.

And then I decided to close it, and move to another book.

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The last two chapters of The Ascent of Humanity are filled with eixenstein and pragmatic, accessible ideas about what we can do to save ourselves and our planet. They are just more systems to be misused and rise to their level of incompetence. And this revolution is underway already. If you feel that you’re often acting against your better values or interests, and those of your I could never put it into words, all of this, so it’s just as well someone has!