Homeland Earth: A Manifesto for the New Millenium / Edition 1

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Overview

Edgar Morin, one of the leading figures in European thought, challenges us to think differently about our past, our present, and our future. Morin points to the development of a planetary culture that is not homogenizing or fragmented, and the need to recognize complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity as potential sources of creativity, learning, and transformation. Given the uncertainty of our journey, Morin presents "complex thought" as a way to overcome the "crisis of the future," and stresses the importance of solidarity.
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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Prologue: The History of History 1
1 The Planetary Era 5
2 Citizens of the Earth 27
3 The Earth in Crisis 47
4 Our Earth-Centered Goals 79
5 Impossible Realism 99
6 Anthropolitics 109
7 The Reform in Thinking 123
8 The Gospel of Doom 133
Conclusion: Homeland Earth 143
References 151
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