The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place In Nature

September 28, 2007|
The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place In Nature by David Suzuki
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In this extensively revised and enlarged edition of his best-selling book, David Suzuki reflects on the increasingly radical changes in nature and science — from global warming to the science behind mother/baby interactions — and examines what they mean for humankind’s place in the world. The book begins by presenting the concept of people as creatures of the Earth who depend on its gifts of air, water, soil, and sun energy. The author explains how people are genetically programmed to crave the company of other species, and how people suffer enormously when they fail to live in harmony with them. Suzuki analyzes those deep spiritual needs, rooted in nature, that are a crucial component of a loving world. Drawing on his own experiences and those of others who have put their beliefs into action, The Sacred Balance is a powerful, passionate book with concrete suggestions for creating an ecologically sustainable, satisfying, and fair future by rediscovering and addressing humanity’s basic needs.
David Suzuki is an internationally renowned geneticist and environmentalist and a recipient of UNESCO''s Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science and the 2009 Right Livelihood Award. Host of the longrunning CBC television program The Nature of Things, he is also the author of more than fifty books. Adrienne Mason has lived on Va...
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Title:The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place In Nature
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 6 X 5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 6 X 5 X 1 in
Published:September 28, 2007
Publisher:Greystone Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781553651666

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