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Promise Ahead: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity's Future

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When Duane Elgin's classic bestseller, Voluntary Simplicity, was published in 1981, it transformed the lives of thousands and was hailed as the "bible" of the simplicity movement by the Wall Street Journal.  Now, for anyone seeking to navigate today's profoundly changing world, Promise Ahead is the powerful sequel to a road map for securing a promising future.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 15th 2001 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published 2000)
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Jason
Full disclosure: I read this book soon after reading other, more substantial and, in my opinion, more well written books about the constellation of issues entailed in Elgin's notion of an evolutionary wall/evolutionary bounce: The Great Work by Thomas Berry, The Wealth of Nature by John Michael Greer, and Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher. Although the present book pales in comparison with those sobering works, it is better than nothing as an introduction to the challenges our sp ...more
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