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Challenging Paradigms & Expanding Consciousness

The Order-Disorder Paradox by Nathan Schwartz-Salant
Title: The Order-Disorder Paradox: Understanding the Hidden Side of Change in Self and Society
Author(s): Nathan Schwartz-Salant
Publisher: North Atlantic Books; Reprint edition
Publication Date: April 11, 2017

Increasing order in a system also creates disorder!

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5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA
Children of Covenant by Fred Howard

Residents of a Southern town are confronted with their religious bigotry in this deeply felt story of justice, regret, and forgiveness.

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4/5

The Five Roles of a Master Herder by Linda Kohanov

In The Five Roles of a Master Herder, Linda Kohanov adapts her horse-inspired insights into useful tools for developing collaborative leadership and managing change.

Our Rating - Book of the Month: July 2016

5/5

The Power of the Herd by Linda Kohanov

In The Power of the Herd the author explores the benefits of “nonpredatory power” in developing assertiveness, fostering creativity, dealing with conflict, and heightening mind-body awareness.

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5/5

New Slow City by William Powers

Discovering a colorful cast of New Yorkers attempting to resist the culture of Total Work, Powers offers an inspiring exploration for anyone trying to make urban life more people- and planet-friendly.

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2/5

Collapsing Consciously by Carolyn Baker

A collection of probing essays and weekly meditations, this book addresses how to prepare emotionally and spiritually for the impending collapse of industrial civilization.

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3/5

The Open-Source Everything Manifesto by Robert David Steele

The Open-Source Everything Manifesto is a distillation of author, strategist, analyst, and reformer Robert David Steele life's work: the transition from top-down secret command and control to a world of bottom-up, consensual, collective decision-making as a means to solve the major crises facing our world today.

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5/5

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

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.

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4/5

Occupy Spirituality by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox

Authors Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox encourage us to use our talents in service of compassion and justice and to move beyond our broken systems--economic, political, educational, and religious--discovering a spirituality that not only helps us to get along, but also encourages us to reevaluate our traditions, transforming them and in the process building a more sacred and just world.

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4/5