Rainforest Medicine

Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon

Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger, Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje, Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck
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Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland...

Integrated Activism

Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress

Written by Alexis Zeigler
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How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice—and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.

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Entheogens and the Development of Culture

The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience

Edited by John A. Rush
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Entheogens and the Development of Culture makes the radical proposition that mind-altering substances have played a major part not only in cultural development but also in human brain development. Researchers suggest that we have purposely enhanced receptor sites in the brain, especially those for dopamine and serotonin, through the use of...

The Ascent of Humanity

Civilization and the Human Sense of Self

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this limited hardcover edition of Eisenstein's landmark book, he argues that our disconnection from one another and the natural world has mislaid the foundations of science...

The Ascent of Humanity

Civilization and the Human Sense of Self

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this landmark book, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, religion, money...

Dark Pool of Light, Volume Three

The Crisis and Future of Consciousness

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Zia Inayat Khan and Curtis McCosco
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In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his three-volume series of books discussing...

Dark Pool of Light, Volume One

The Neuroscience, Evolution, and Ontology of Consciousness

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert
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In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his latest creation, Grossinger weaves neuroscience-based...

Empowering Public Wisdom

A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics

Written by Tom Atlee
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Lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative ways to distill the wisdom of ordinary people in order to better guide public policy. In Empowering Public Wisdom, Atlee recognizes currently popular forms of progressive democracy advocates, such as citizen participation and voter education, but suggests that what is really needed is a re-thinking of the...

The Media Ecosystem

What Ecology Can Teach Us about Responsible Media Practice

Written by Antonio Lopez
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In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media—and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers...

All the World an Icon

Henry Corbin and the Angelic Function of Beings

Written by Tom Cheetham
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All the World an Icon is the fourth book in an informal "quartet" of works by Tom Cheetham on the spirituality of Henry Corbin, a major twentieth-century scholar of Sufism and colleague of C. G. Jung, whose influence on contemporary religion and the humanities is beginning to become clear. Cheetham's books...

Connecting to Our Ancestral Past

Healing through Family Constellations, Ceremony, and Ritual

Written by Francesca Mason Boring
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Connecting to Our Ancestral Past is a pragmatic, spiritual journey that introduces a variety of specific rituals and conversations in connection with Constellations work, an experiential process that explores one's history and powerful events of the past in order to understand and resolve problems of the present. Constellations facilitator and author...

The Open-Source Everything Manifesto

Transparency, Truth, and Trust

Written by Robert David Steele, Foreword by Howard Bloom
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What the world lacks right now—especially the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense of decision-support: knowing what one needs to know in order to make honest decisions for the...

Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde

1942 - 1962

Written by Ellen Pearlman
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In America in the late 1950s and early 60s, the world—and life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on “enlightenment at any moment” and living in the now. Simultaneously and independently, parallel movements were occurring in Japan, as artists there, too, strove to break down artistic boundaries...

Wondrous Child

The Joys and Challenges of Grandparenting

Edited by Lindy Hough, Foreword by Jane Isay
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A Santa Cruz postpartum doula, a New Hampshire flute-maker, a Zen teacher, a dance therapist, a Sri Lankan film director—these are a few of the grandparents who share their stories in this bracing collection. The essays cover a wide range of experiences as they examine the marrow of this often undervalued...

Embracing Israel/Palestine

A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East

Written by Michael Lerner
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A major modern conundrum is how the Arab/Israel conflict remains unresolved and, seemingly, unresolvable. In this inspirational book, Rabbi Michael Lerner suggests that a change in consciousness is crucial. With clarity and honesty, he examines how the mutual demonization and discounting of each sides’ legitimate needs drive the debate, and he points...

What Comes After Money?

Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community

Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan, Contribution by Charles Eisenstein and Peter Lamborn Wilson
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Most people believe that money is organic and inevitable; we forget that money is just a tool created to perform certain functions. But just as computer programmers drop out-of date tools and pick up better ones as soon as they become available, we might switch from bank-financed currency to a more equitable...

Sacred Economics

Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to...

The Alphabet That Changed the World

How Genesis Preserves a Science of Consciousness in Geometry and Gesture

Written by Stan Tenen, Edited by Charles Stein
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Rabbinic tradition asserts that every letter of every word of the Torah is a word in itself. Author Stan Tenen demonstrates that each letter is also a hand gesture, and it is at this level that Hebrew forms a natural universal language. All people, including children before they speak and people...

Somalis in Maine

Crossing Cultural Currents

Afterword by Ahmed I. Samatar, Edited by Kimberly A. Huisman, Mazie Hough, Kristin M. Langellier and Carol Nordstrom Toner
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Lewiston, a mill town of about thirty-six thousand people, is the second-largest city in Maine. It is also home to some three thousand Somali refugees. After initially being resettled in larger cities elsewhere, Somalis began to arrive in Lewiston by the dozens, then the hundreds, after hearing stories of Maine’s attractions...

The Mushroom in Christian Art

The Identity of Jesus in the Development of Christianity

Written by John A. Rush, Foreword by Martin W. Ball, Ph.D.
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In The Mushroom in Christian Art, author John A. Rush uses an artistic motif to define the nature of Christian art, establish the identity of Jesus, and expose the motive for his murder. Covering Christian art from 200 CE (common era) to the present, the author reveals that Jesus, the Teacher...

Way of the Ancient Healer

Sacred Teachings from the Philippine Ancestral Traditions

Written by Virgil Mayor Apostol
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Way of the Ancient Healer provides an overview of the rich tradition of Filipino healing practices, discussing their origins, world influences, and role in daily life. Enhanced with over 200 photographs and illustrations, the book combines years of historical research with detailed descriptions of the spiritual belief system that forms the...

The Living Maya

Ancient Wisdom in the Era of 2012

Written by Robert Sitler, Ph.D., Foreword by Gaspar Pedro Gonzalez and Patricio Balona
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Author Robert Sitler’s immersion in Mayan culture began with a transformative spiritual experience more than three decades ago in the ruins of Palenque, Mexico. Led by a local to a nearby Mayan village, Sitler discovered firsthand what traditional Mayan life was like—a community of people living in peace with each other...

Hope Beneath Our Feet

Restoring Our Place in the Natural World

Edited by Martin Keogh, Contribution by Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Walker and Howard Zinn
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The environmental “tipping point” we approach is more palpable each day, and people are seeing it in ways they can no longer ignore—we need only turn on the news to hear the litany of what is wrong around us. Serious reflection, inspiration, and direction on how to approach the future are...

Cooking for the Common Good

The Birth of a Natural Foods Soup Kitchen

Written by Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison
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On Mount Desert Island, Maine, winter can mean six months of isolation and tough times, as year-round residents hunker down through the cold season. Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison vowed to change that. In November 2009, the Common Good Soup Kitchen opened its doors to the public, offering free soup as...

Balancing on the Mechitza

Transgender in Jewish Community

Edited by Noach Dzmura
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***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction

While the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality, transgender and gender-variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of voices. Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the feminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world, Jews who...

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