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HAPPINESS

The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.

Garden of Simplicity
by Duane Elgin
garden of simplicity, by Duane Elgin. Simplicity is the new mantra for the overworked, over-stressed, and over-cluttered, and for those who want to lighten their impact on the Earth. The author of the classic book on voluntary simplicity says the ways to simplicity are many.
The Great Community of the Earth
by Thomas Berry
the great community of the Earth, by Thomas Berry. At a special event held during the UN Summit for Religious and Spiritual Leaders in August, Thomas Berry told these stories of our common dreams for the Earth.
Song of the Land
by Philip M. Klasky
Mohave Creation Song cycle describes relation of the Mohave to their land and helps prevent Ward Valley from becoming a nuclear waste dump.
Street Ministers
by Michael Jonas
In 1990 Boston had 152 killings; in 1999, the number had fallen to 30, not one of them a juvenile. Boston's nationally acclaimed approach to stemming gang violence and youth crime is examined.
White on Black, Black on White
by Carol Estes, Robert Jeffrey
Two perspectives on a talking circle about racism held following the WTO protests in Seattle.
Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers Youth Court: Jury of Their Peers
by Edgar S. Cahn
The Time Dollar Youth Court in Washington, D.C. for first time juvenile offenders aims to keep first offenders from becoming hardened criminals.
Book Review - Graceful Simplicity by Jerome Segal, Living Lightly by Walter and Dorothy Schwarz Book Review - Graceful Simplicity by Jerome Segal, Living Lightly by Walter and Dorothy Schwarz
by John de Graaf
Segal shows that now, perhaps for the first time in history, it is possible to create a society where all people can live simply but gracefully, with time for the things that really matter – deep friendships and relationships, a beautiful and clean environment, and freedom from fear and insecurity. All that is needed is the political will.
Simplicity Double-Speak
by Vicki Robin
When big media attempts to horn in on the simplicity movement, author and voluntary simplicity spokeperson Vicki Robin draws a line in the sand
New Life At the Roots
by Carol Estes
Farmers and consumers bypass industrial agriculture and work together to create a new American agriculture
Hog Heaven
by Brian DeVore
combining some old-fashioned animal husbandry with new, low-tech facility design and sophisticated ideas about the relationships between livestock and the land.
Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front
by Wendell Berry
Manifesto: the mad farmer liberation front, by Wendell Berry
Twenty Acres And a Hen
by Rachel Bagby
Rachel Bagby rediscovers her roots (in the soil) and learns about the creatures she shares it with
Cyber Consciousness Cyber Consciousness
by Jean Houston
Jean Houston, sees the internet as a place where a new species intelligence is being born.
Moments of Grace
by Thomas Berry
new stories, moments of grace, by thomas berry
Tree People
by Tracy Rysavy
A story about Tree People, a Los Angeles organization that is fighting global climate change by planting trees. by Tracy Rysavy
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