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While not entirely free of error and political elements, Bhakti Vikasa Swami’s book is an extremely valuable addition to a growing collection of texts glorifying the founder of the Saraswata family of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
James Lovelock proposes that the planet is not a mechanism that humans can use as they please, winding it up like a clock and then winding it back when it seems to be running too quickly. Earth functions as a single system that humans will never be in a position to control.
Kim Churchill’s experimental documentary seeking to turn an average guy into a yoga enthusiast has enormous, but ultimately unrealized, potential.
With the dazzling 3D-vortex of colors, actions and emotions, James Cameron’s Avatar seems to have given everyone something to rave about. But let’s get it straight—Avatar is a downright misnomer for this latest new blockbuster.
Masanobu Fukuoka was a Japanese scientist who abandoned his life and perfected his own method of farming. Now, after thirty years, the New York Review of Books Classics has republished his classic work.
Author of the Whole Earth Catalog Stewart Brand’s new “ecopragmatist manifesto” is likely to ruffle the feathers of many of his previous followers.
A new book challenges the common notion that Buddhism is an entirely peaceful religion.
Writer John Gray rails against Enlightenment fundamentalism.
Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer departs from his usual genre to explore the merit (or lack thereof) of an omnivorous diet.
It was brave of Moser to write The Elusive God, for he recognizes that it is a radical book, offering what many philosophers will take to be unconvincing evidential reasons for belief in God and unconvincing practical reasons for having a relationship with God.
Prime’s book is a good resource for those interested to learn more about the reality of dairy-farming, and it is a valuable addition to the ongoing discussion about the significance of one’s diet with regard to protecting the earth.