Journey to Earthland: The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization

Title

Journey to Earthland: The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization

Authors

Paul Raskin

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Description

We have entered the Planetary Phase of Civilization. Strands of interdependence are weaving humanity and Earth into a single community of fate—the overarching proto-country herein christened Earthland. In the unsettled twenty-first century, the drama of social evolution will play out on a world stage with the perils many and dark premonitions all too plausible. Still, a Great Transition to a planetary civilization of enriched lives and a healthy planet remains possible. But how? What forms of collective action and consciousness can redirect us toward such a future? Who will lead the charge? What might such a world look like? Journey to Earthland offers answers. It clarifies the world-historical challenge; explains the critical role of a global citizens movement in advancing social transformation; and paints a picture of the kind of flourishing civilization that might lie on the other side of a Great Transition.

ISBN

978-0-9978376--5

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Publisher

Tellus Intstitute

Disciplines

Astrophysics and Astronomy | Earth Sciences | History

Journey to Earthland: The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization


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