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NEW SOCIETY BLOG — Conscious Community
Today’s blog features an interview with Jeremy Lent, author of The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the Universe. It includes the winning question from last week’s giveaway!
Across many cultures, language attempts to describe the difference between being an individual and an entity intrinsically interconnected with everything else. To do so, we often see the words "I" and "self" used to distinguish these different states. Today, we take an excerpt from The Web of Meaning where Jeremy Lent explains the divergence between I and self.
In Transformative Learning: Reflections on 30 Years of Head, Heart, and Hands at Schumacher College, Satish Kumar reflects on the legacy of Schumacher College, a beacon of innovation that fosters an ecological-based, holistic model of higher education built around the college's unique "learn by doing," head, heart, and hands pedagogy. Today on the blog, we take an excerpt from Transformative Learning on the economics of happiness.
Canadian Independent Bookstore Day is April 24th , and New Society Publishers is marking this celebration with the addition of the new Shop Local button to help buyers purchase books online directly from their local independent bookstore.
On Buy Nothing Day, we want to celebrate small businesses. But can we support them without spending money, even as they struggle to keep their doors open? Is that even possible?
Angelou Ezeilo describes her start in empowering diverse youth in her book, Engage, Connect, Protect.
This blog excerpts James S. Gruber's book Building Community: Twelve Principles for a Healthy Future.