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The Living Universe by Deepak Chopra, Duane Elgin

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Preface

As I complete this book in early 2009, a number of crises are putting the world system under enormous pressure to make fundamental changes: economic breakdowns, growing climate disruption, the end of cheap oil, desperate poverty, violent conflicts over resources and religion, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and more. We are fulfilling the “Warning to Humanity” given by more than 1,600 of the world’s senior scientists, including a majority of the Nobel laureates in the sciences.1 In 1992 they warned: “A great change in our stewardship of the earth and the life on it is required, if vast human misery is to be avoided and our global home on this planet is not to be irretrievably mutilated.” If a “great change” in our stewardship ...

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