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Book details
  • Genre:BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • SubGenre:New Thought
  • Language:English
  • Pages:144
  • eBook ISBN:9781590792766

You Can Change the World

The Global Citizen's Handbook for Living on Planet Earth

by Ervin Laszlo and Masami Saionji

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Overview
You Can Change the World: The Global Citizen's Handbook for Living on Planet Earth should be required reading for anyone who cares about the future of the planet. Written by renowned scientist, futurist and Club of Budapest founder Ervin Laszlo, You Can Change the World answers two pertinent questions-first, what is at the root of all the conflict and crisis in today's world? And second, what can actually be done to move toward a world where we can live in peace, without marginalizing and killing each other and destroying the environment?A handbook that urges readers to become global citizens who aspire to live responsibly on this precious but highly exploited and crisis-prone planet, You Can Change the World provides a simple and basic message: in today's world it is neither wealth nor power, nor the control of territory and technology that make the crucial difference. How we think and act shapes our present and decides our future.
Description
You Can Change the World: The Global Citizen's Handbook for Living on Planet Earth should be required reading for anyone who cares about the future of the planet. Written by renowned scientist, futurist and Club of Budapest founder Ervin Laszlo, You Can Change the World answers two pertinent questions-first, what is at the root of all the conflict and crisis in today's world? And second, what can actually be done to move toward a world where we can live in peace, without marginalizing and killing each other and destroying the environment?A handbook that urges readers to become global citizens who aspire to live responsibly on this precious but highly exploited and crisis-prone planet, You Can Change the World provides a simple and basic message: in today's world it is neither wealth nor power, nor the control of territory and technology that make the crucial difference. How we think and act shapes our present and decides our future.
About the author
Prof. Ervin Laszlo, founder and President of the Club of Budapest, is one of the great modern minds in the arena of systems philosophy and general theory of evolution. He has published nearly 70 books on the topics, translated into as many as 18 languages. In the course of his long academic career as a professor of philosophy, systems philosophy and future sciences, he has worked at a variety of highly regarded universities in the U.S., Europe and the Far East. Laszlo publishes the quarterly scientific journal WORLD FUTURES: The Journal of General Evolution and a corresponding book series, and has also edited a four-volume encyclopedia. He has had over 300 articles published in newspapers and magazines throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and China.

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