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Who Do We Choose To Be? by Margaret J. Wheatley

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Dwelling Mind

I have intentionally designed this book for you to read slowly and contemplatively. Curiosity and openness are important generally, but I’m sensitive to the emotional impact of reading this material, absorbing where we are as a civilization. I expect you will be both inspired and overwhelmed, depressed and committed. I had all these experiences as I was writing this. The openness of the pages and the photos are there to encourage you to rest and absorb the material. It’s tough to take this in and strong emotions will arise.

I also don’t want us to get caught in the ambush of hope. I’ve read too many authors who lay out the reality of our situation in stark detail, but then in the last pages feel the need to say something hopeful ...

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