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Intrinsic Hope

Living Courageously In Troubled Times

Climate disruption. Growing social inequality. Pollution. We are living in an era of unprecedented crises, resulting in widespread feelings of fear, despair, and grief. Now, more than ever, … 203 View

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Where On Earth Are We Going

From: Intrinsic Hope

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In this book, I propose the idea of “intrinsic hope.” Intrinsic hope is different from conventional hope because it is not based on the expectation that life will give us what we hope … 19 $1.90 Add
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Naming Our Feelings about the Global Eco-social Crisis

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In this chapter, I have named and expressed my feelings about the global eco-social crisis and encouraged you to do the same. In my experience, this is very empowering work because we discover … 19 $1.90 Add
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Reasons for Hope

From: Intrinsic Hope

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Life goes on whether we choose to show up for it or not. Living from a stance of hope is the only positive and constructive course of action. In my own life, I often feel overwhelmed and hopeless … 20 $2.00 Add
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Instrinsic and Extrinsic Hope

From: Intrinsic Hope

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We have the means to uncover the intrinsic hope that is inherent in all life. We can use our pain and suffering to uncover the positivity and love of intrinsic hope. We can acquire an emotional … 18 $1.80 Add
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Being Present

From: Intrinsic Hope

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The first habit of hope I’d like to discuss is being present. This means paying attention to whatever is going on and not getting sidetracked or distracted — in other words, living … 16 $1.60 Add
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Smashing Heads Doesn’t Open Minds

Morality Binds and Blinds with Jonathan Haidt

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Ingrained, tribal behaviors can bind and blind us, and shut down open-minded thinking. Looking at the dynamic of polarization from the point of view of tribes and teams is enlightening and useful … 9 $0.90 Add
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Expressing Gratitude

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When we are grateful, we naturally become more hopeful. By recognizing and appreciating the gifts we have been given, gratitude breeds hope. Gratitude doesn’t deny the mess we are in, but … 16 $1.60 Add
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Hector Isn’t the Problem

From: Weapons of Mass Instruction

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I was the official New York State Teacher of the Year when I quit on the op-ed page of the Wall Street Journal, because I couldn’t stand to hurt children any more. 7 $0.70 Add
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Smashing Heads Doesn’t Open Minds

Why We Want to be Misled with Dan Kahan

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Group values impact risk perceptions and how our interpretation of scientific evidence is shaped by our cultural affiliations. Cultural cognition describes the tendency of individuals to conform … 8 $0.80 Add
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A Failure to Communicate

Facts are not Enough with George Lakoff

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Lakoff described frames as metaphors and conceptual frameworks that we use to interpret and understand the world. They give meaning to the words we hear more than the other way around, because … 7 $0.70 Add
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Loving the World

From: Intrinsic Hope

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When I think about what loving the world means to me, I feel a deep aspiration for the happiness, flourishing, and wellbeing of other people, other species, and the earth. This could be called … 20 $2.00 Add
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The Camino de Santiago

From: Weapons of Mass Instruction

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Inspired by the pilgrimage to St. James’ tomb which draws young and old from around the world each year to walk across Spain, I decided to help kids toward lives as producers rather than … 8 $0.80 Add
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A Failure to Communicate

Matters of Concern with Bruno Latour

From: I'm Right and You're an Idiot

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Latour told me we should put aside matters of fact and focus instead upon matters of concern, a conclusion he arrived at after having studied everything from environmental crises to atmospheres … 12 $1.20 Add
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Accepting What Is

From: Intrinsic Hope

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Accepting the reality of the global eco-social crisis nurtures intrinsic hope because it gives us the possibility of doing something about it. By saying yes to our situation — even a … 17 $1.70 Add
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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress

From: Techno-Fix

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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress postulates that belief in progress exhibits characteristics similar to those of religious faith and that most techno-optimism is based on ignorance, … ; 33 $3.30 Add