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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Well-adjusted to what, though? That being said, I truly admire this author for taking on such a large endeavor.
Broken to the lesser lieves we offer them, they react with hostility, rage, depression. Stellar to no end!
Die Wise teaches the skills of dying, skills that have to be learned in the course of living deeply and well. The more we came to live in that artificial reality, the more separate we became from the inherently fascinating realm of nature and community.
This is one of those books that truly gives you a deeper understanding of the world we live in today, leaving you sad for the state of nature and the human condition but also empowered and grounded. This is not to say there is no hope. And yet, here I was albeit more slowly collecting another mountain of bags. Today, in a familiar pattern, we apply further technology to relieve the boredom that results from our immersion in a world of technology.
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Just as the farmer sought to triumph over weeds and wolves and floods by mastering nature, so we think that if only we could triumph over evil in human form, the problems would be solved. He had me at the opening words. Feb 09, Geccoe marked it as to-read.
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I agree with some of the ideas about the cost of technological and scientific “progress” that have been downplayed by society, and separation from each other and nature causing problems. If you would like to make a gift to support me, my children, and my work, you may do so here. Similar to the breath of fresh air I received when reading Krishnamurti or Arthur Koestler for the first time, Charles Eisenstein is the modern practical philosopher.
Author and visionary Charles Eisenstein reveals your intuition is telling the truth.
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May 17, Shelley Hartman rated it liked it. Like, should I fly to California to co-create a transformational event?
There are positive aspects to so-called primitive cultures like a stronger sense of community, asfent with nature and innate spirituality, but I’m not about to trade in my moder I agree with some of the ideas about the cost of technological and scientific “progress” that have been downplayed by society, and separation from each other and nature causing problems. Now I feel like I can point to this work and say, “This is it.
This book draws from mythological sources, as well as natural processes of birth and transformation, to offer a narrative framework for the majesty and madness of human civilization. The Yoga of Eating: Stephen Jenkinson, Charles Eisenstein – foreword Narrated by: Our journey of separation hasn’t been a terrible mistake but an evolutionary process and an adventure in ascenr. Most Helpful Most Recent.
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It is quite irrational to believe things will ever be much better than they are today. Nov 25, D added it.
But somewhere inside me, a light bulb flickered. Dec 03, wirrow wirrow rated it liked it. All in all Half of me wants to praise this book the other half wants to say it was a waste of time.
I put my work online without a pay wall of any kind, and my events are generally by donation as well. But no worries they the leaders, experts and scientists say, science and technology will save us.