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Joanna Macy



Joanna Macy, PhD, is an American eco-philosopher, activist, and Buddhist scholar. In her writing, teaching, and other work, she addresses how people can respond psychologically and spiritually to the social and ecological challenges of the modern age.

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Joanna Macy on the Great Turning

Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy from "The Work That Reconnects", talking about the concept of a Great Turning.

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Waking Up in Indra’s Net—Joanna Macy at Spirit Rock, Oct. 5, 2015

Be inspired to take action for the Earth with this talk by Joanna Macy (environmental activist, Buddhist scholar and author) given at Spirit Rock Meditation Center during Earth Care Week 2015.

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Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World

Many of us feel called to respond to the ecological destruction of our planet, yet we feel overwhelmed, immobilized, and unable to deal realistically with the threats to life on Earth.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageIf the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear.

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Dial Up the Magic of This Moment: Philosopher Joanna Macy on How Rilke Can Help Us Befriend Our Mortality and Be More Alive

Philosopher Joanna Macy on how Rilke can help us befriend our mortality and be more alive: “Death is our friend precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that is love.”

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Joanna Macy: Post-Doom with Michael Dowd and Barbara Cecil

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World as Lover, World as Self: Courage for Global Justice and Ecological Renewal

A new beginning for the environment must start with a new spiritual outlook. In this book, author Joanna Macy offers concrete suggestions for just that, showing how each of us can change the attitudes that continue to threaten our environment.

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Joanna Macy on How to Prepare Internally for Whatever Comes Next

“Yes, it looks bleak," says Joanna Macy. "But you are still alive now. You are alive with all the others, in this present moment. And because the truth is speaking in the work, it unlocks the heart."

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Active Hope—Joanna Macy

Keynote presentation. 'Active Hope," is the title of a new book by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone. In it, they eschew feel good denial, cynical disengagement and baseless optimism. In this talk, Macy summarized their message.

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Interview with Joanna Macy: Woman on the Edge of Time

For fifty-plus years, Joanna Macy has been helping us to face the Earth’s urgent and deepening crisis, to look without turning away, and to engage.

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