Despair and Personal Power in the Nuclear Age
by Joanna Macy
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Publication Date: 1983
Publisher: New Society
Topics: Democracy: Theory & Practice, Human Health & Welfare, Militarism, Social Movements, Spirituality & Religion, United States, Visioning the Future
Description: This classic book has been out of print for many years, but we have clean used copies available.
"As we allow ourselves to feel our pain for the world, we find our connection with each other." - Joanna Macy
This guidebook to Despair and Empowerment work describes the psychology of denial and overwhelm, which keeps people subservient to the status quo. It also describes 47 group exercises for igniting creative responses to the dangers and suffering afflicting our world.
Review(s): "This is the bravest book I have read since Jonathan Schell's 'Fate of the Earth'" - Dr. Rollo May
"A timely alchemy for transforming our worst psychological fears into the 'boundless heart' out of which healing powers flow." - Ram Dass