Rebalancing the World: Why Women Belong and Men Compete and How to Restore the Ancient Equilibrium

Rebalancing the World: Why Women Belong and Men Compete and How to Restore the Ancient Equilibrium

by Carol L. Flinders
     
 

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For all of our progress,the world stubbornly retains a male-dominated, competitive streak. Certainly the emphasis our culture places on enterprise has given us much, but what have we sacrificed along the way? Carol Lee Flindersargues that the more ancient values of Belonging (mutuality, cooperation, and generosity), traditionally associated with women, have been

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For all of our progress,the world stubbornly retains a male-dominated, competitive streak. Certainly the emphasis our culture places on enterprise has given us much, but what have we sacrificed along the way? Carol Lee Flindersargues that the more ancient values of Belonging (mutuality, cooperation, and generosity), traditionally associated with women, have been subsumed by thoseof Enterprise (individualism, competitiveness, and materialism), associated with men. In the lives of visionaries, artists, and mystics such as the Buddha, BaalShem Tov, Teresa of Avila, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Muir, and Martin Luther King Jr., Flinders offers models for a new kind of balance. Rebalancing the World urges us to incorporate the values we are missing in our lives for the sense of wholeness we all seek.

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ISBN-13:
9780062517371
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/23/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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