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Duane Elgin



Duane Elgin, MA, MBA, is an American author, speaker, media activist, and global visionary. He has spent decades advocating for and cofounding nonprofit organizations working for media accountability, citizen empowerment through communication, and sustainability.

Duane Elgin
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The Living Universe: Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going?

Traditionally, science has regarded the universe as made up of inert matter and empty space.

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Science and Spirit Converge in the Now

When we are in the now, we are "reality surfing"—riding the wave of continuous creation. Each moment is a fresh formation of the universe, emerging seamlessly and flawlessly.

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Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a Way of Life that Is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich

Originally published in 1981 and hailed as the “bible” of the simplicity movement by The Wall Street Journal, Duane Elgin’s classic Voluntary Simplicity has been completely revised for our modern times. Elgin, who was honored in 2009 by The Ecologist, the U.K.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageLiving simply is not about living in poverty or self-inflicted deprivation. It’s about living an examined life where one has determined what is truly important and enough . . . and then just let go of all the rest.

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Global Warming and Carbon Dioxide Ethics

Humanity is converting the Earth into a gas chamber by pouring lethal amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The consequences are profound.

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Archetypes of Humanity’s Collective Future

The first step in building a promising future for humanity is to visualize it together.

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A New Superpower—An ‘Earth Voice’ Movement

A new superpower is emerging on the Earth. This new superpower is arising from the combined voice and conscience of the world’s citizens mobilized through the global communications revolution.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageTo live peacefully, we must live with a reasonable degree of equity, or fairness, for it is unrealistic to think that, in a communications-rich world, a billion people will accept living in absolute poverty while another billion live in conspicuous excess.

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Can Death Become Your Ally?

We cannot hide from death. Its embrace will consume our social existence entirely. Job titles, social position, material possessions, sexual roles and images—all must yield to death.

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The Power of a “Community Voice” Movement

To meet the challenges of our times, we must transcend our partisan differences long enough to recognize our common need for a system of civic conversation that serves us all.

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