Downwardly Mobile for Conscience Sake

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Dorothy N. Andersen
Tom Paine Institute, 1995 - Conduct of life - 204 pages
Ten individuals & families share their experiences with simple living & their reasons for doing so. Their conceptions of simple living vary greatly, from rejection of almost all technology to embracing much of it enthusiastically. Their commonality is a desire to live in ways which promote peace & justice for everyone & which are in ecological harmony with the planet. The authors aspire to be companions with readers who have similar life goals. The chapters include THE WISDOM OF A CHILD: a Long Journey from One Class to Another, by Anne Near; COMMUNITY MADE IT POSSIBLE, by Peg & Ken Champney; SIMPLE LIVING: It's Easier Than Wondering Whose Death My Dollars Bought, by Kathy Epling; A WORLD FAR REMOVED FROM MY FAMILY OF ORIGIN, by Barbara Terry; THINKING ALOUD ABOUT RIGHT LIVELIHOOD, by Jo-Ann Jaeckel; CANCEL MY ORDER FOR EVERYTHING FROM THE VIOLENT US ECONOMY, by Juanita Nelson, THE WORLD EQUITY BUDGET or Living on About $142 a Month, by Charles Gray; & HOW DO WE ASSURE HUMANE & EQUITABLE USE OF POWER?, by Alfred F. Andersen. Published by Tom Paine Institute, 467 River Rd., Eugene, OR 97404. 503-461-9381 (ISBN 0-931803-04-7). Perfectbound. $10.00 plus $2.00 shipping.

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