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By Robertson Work,Shabbir Cheema,Jean Houston,Nancy Roof,Bruce Williams,Joy Jinks,Tatwa Timsina,Larry Ward,Terry Bergdall

ISBN-10: 1546972617

ISBN-13: 9781546972617

We are at a turning aspect within the historical past of civilization. a person gazing the inside track can comprehend why. Our new release faces the demanding situations of worldwide warming, misogyny, racism, systemic poverty, oligarchy, and extra. a few think that this can result in a type of fascist, environmentally ruined dystopia. Robertson paintings, who has spent a long time operating in poverty-stricken villages and constructing nations, doesn't think all wish is lost.

In this innovative consultant, paintings makes use of his stories with the United countries and companies and groups around the globe to stipulate the basics of a compassionate civilization. He argues that it really is pressing to alter the way in which we expect approximately society and proposes six components of transformation to concentration on:

  • environmental sustainability
  • gender equality
  • socioeconomic justice
  • cultural tolerance
  • participatory governance
  • nonviolence

Each of those six foundations is important to shape the compassionate civilization paintings envisions. as well as the theoretical topics of one of these society, paintings stocks powerful management the right way to help in making this dream a truth as a move of pursuits and as global-local voters. He encourages you to develop into extra conscious of difficulties and chances round you and perform empathetic, potent social activism and deal with self and others.

Anyone could make a distinction. paintings indicates you precisely the place to begin.

Endorsements:

“I strongly suggest this e-book for college students, activists, students, political leaders and voters of the world.”- Shabbir Cheema, PhD, Senior Fellow, East-West heart, Honolulu, Hawaii

“This ebook is an excellent paintings of braveness and ability, useful knowhow, and the creative presents of 1 who's sourced in spirit.” - Jean Houston, PhD, writer, a keenness for the Possible

“This ebook merits to be highly influential and skim through all who take care of the way forward for mom Earth.” - Tatwa P. Timsina, PhD, founding father of the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) Nepal

“Robertson matters a hope-filled call-to-action and a roadmap for developing the compassionate civilization.”- pleasure Sloan Jinks, MSW, neighborhood Organizer, founding father of Swamp Gravy

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