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  World We Have: A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology
By: Thich Nhat Hanh

World We Have, Thich Nhat Hanh


 
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Format: Paperback, pocket
ISBN: 9781888375886
Publication Date: Sept 2008

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In this provocative book, noted Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh offers a dramatic vision of the future of a planet  overheated by rapidly disappearing fossil fuels, degraded by massive overconsumption, and besieged by supportable  population growth. Hanh finds answers to these critical problems in the Buddhist teaching of the impermanence of all things. He demonstrates how this teaching can offer inner peace and help us use our collective wisdom and technology to restore the Earth's balance. Mixing inspiring insights with practical strategies, Hanh cites projects his own monastic community has undertaken that can serve as models for any community. Both his “ No Car Day,” observed once a week, and the “Earth Peace Treaty Commitment Sheet” can impact our ecological footprint on the Earth. Above all, he shows how acceptance of problems is that first critical step toward a deeper understanding of the best way to care for our Earth.

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