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SOME BOOKS ARE MADE TO BE READ WITH A GROUP AND THIS IS ONE OF THEM…
A NEW REPUBLIC OF THE HEART: AN ETHOS FOR REVOLUTIONARIES
By TERRY PATTEN
In our final discussion meeting on The New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries by Terry Patten the group was so inspired that they decided the book was worthy of reading again, more slowly, with more dialogue…so the evolution is that we will be creating a “We-Space” practice group that will be meeting every other Monday for two months to explore the book in more depth, for added insight, generative dialogue, and the implications.
If you missed it the first round mark your calendars, bring a friend and meet with us Mondays at 9:00-10:30 PDT; NOON-1:30 EDT on the following dates:
October 1st Chapters1-3
October 15th Chapters 4-6
October 29th Chapters 7-9
November 12th Chapters 10-11
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What is being said about this book?
"Terry Patten has woven together strands from evolutionary neuroscience, deep ecology, integral theory, and spiritual wisdom to offer a practical path forward out of humanity’s current morass. Written with great gusto and clarity, this book shows us how to integrate personal and political practice, transforming both our lives and our world. Fascinating, fast-moving, and heartfelt, this book is a gem.” —Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Buddha's Brain, Hardwiring Happiness
“Patten clarifies how our wicked problems require us to grow, personally and collectively—showing how our political and ecological problems are also personal and interpersonal. He helps us in going beyond debate, one-upsmanship, and other non-communication, to talk and listen in new ways. He’s right on the mark—we must reknit our social fabric—our collective future requires it.” —Joan Blades, co-founder of MoveOn.org and Living Room Conversations
“A superb, terrific, exciting, sane, and enlightening look at more truly integral approaches to activism. It represents a social activism that is certainly social, but also personal, emotional, spiritual, ecological, relational, and that stems from, and points toward, the very leading-edge of evolution itself. Highly recommended!” —Ken Wilber, author of The Integral Vision and Grace and Grit
"In a stunning marriage of wild heart and cool mind, Terry Patten turns the black diamond of our global darkness to illuminate our hearts, hone our wills for selfless service, and resplendently deepen our commitment to enact our divine identity and its joy, whatever happens. This is a major work of pioneering originality accomplished with great intellectual grace and profound sacred passion." —Andrew Harvey, Author of The Hope - A Guide to Sacred Activism
We-Space: Used in integral evolutionary communities to describe an emerging set of practices to catalyze shared meanings, understanding and a felt sense of fields between people, when there is any degree of recognition toward the awakening of a higher order of intelligence in which “we becomes smarter than me.”