Pass it On: Five Stories That Can Change the World
Eco-philosopher and best-selling author Joanna Macy shares five stories from her more than 30 years of studying and practicing Buddhism and deep ecology. Gathered on her travels to India, Russia, Australia, and Tibet, these stories testify to Joanna Macy’s belief that either humankind awakens to a new and deeper understanding of our interconnectedness with its planet or ri...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published May 18th 2010 by Parallax Press
(first published May 1st 2010)
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I have long-admired Joanna Macy, a Buddhist scholar and deep ecologist. In this small book she shares stories of her visits with groups of people around the world concerned about the lack of available safe drinking water and power, about polluted rivers and soil, about the loss of animal and plant species. She encourages them in groups to share their grief as well as ways they might add to the planet's health. The story about her visit to Chernobyl in Russia moved me to tears. This is a powerful...more