Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholar
"TOWARD SANITY, SIMPLICITY AND SUSTAINABILITY"
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Bush Science Center Auditorium
Duane Elgin is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and social visionary who looks beneath the surface turbulence of our times to explore the deeper trends that are transforming our world. In 2006, Elgin received the Japanese “Goi International Peace Award” in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.”
His books include: THE LIVING UNIVERSE: Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going? (2009). VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY: Toward a Way of Life that is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich (three editions: 2010, 1993, and 1981; PROMISE AHEAD: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity’s Future (2000); and AWAKENING EARTH: Exploring the Evolution of Human Culture and Consciousness (1993). With Joseph Campbell and other scholars he co-authored the book CHANGING IMAGES OF MAN (1982). In addition, Elgin has contributed chapters to sixteen books, and has published more than seventy articles.
This talk is free and open to the public.
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