A New Covenant with Nature: Notes on the End of Civilization and the Renewal of Culture

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Quest Books, 1996 - Nature - 227 pages
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Foreword / Chellis Glendinning -- Pt. I. Civilization Reconsidered. 1. Our Covenants with Nature. 2. Fateful Choices, Then and Now. 3. Catastrophe and Culture. 4. Collective Trauma and the Origin of Civilization. 5. What Are Our Options? 6. Toward a Rebirth of Culture -- Pt. II. The Anatomy of Cultural Renewal. 7. The Arts: Bringing Spirit Down to Earth. 8. Economics: Is Money Evil? 9. Governance: Freedom, Necessity, and Power. 10. Spirituality: Raw or Cooked? 11. Science: Morsels of Knowledge, Banquets of Ignorance. 12. A Different Kind of Progress -- Pt. III. The Great Purification. 13. Lessons in Humility. 14. The Roots of Culture. 15. How to Save the World: A Global Perspective. 16. How to Save the World: A Personal Response. 17. New Myth, New Culture.

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Our Covenants with Nature
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Fateful Choices Then and Now
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Catastrophe and Culture
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