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Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
The Conquest of Happiness
Contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right
The struggle against religion is, therefore, indirectly the struggle against that world whose spiritual aroma is religion. Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suf...
The Economics of Happiness: Building Genuine Wealth
Anielski's premise is quite simple: how can we go beyond mere material wealth to achieve veritable wealth-good health, meaningful relationships, spirituality, a clean environment, peace, justice and ...
The Freudian Left: Wilhelm Reich, Geza Roheim, Herbert Marcuse
Robinson, Paul A.
Paul Robinson tries to define a particular tradition in the history of psychoanalysis - the "radical" or "left-wing" tradition - through an analysis of its three most important representatives: Wilhel...
GMOs, Development and the Politics of Unhappiness
Modern state-corporate capitalism is stripping the environment bare through unsustainable levels of consumption. It is legitimised by a deceitful ideology that attempts to justify and sell a system wh...
In Praise of Idleness
More leisure, not work, will benefit civilization. Modern organization and technology makes a four hour work day possible for leisure to be distributed to everyone.
The Key to Happiness That No One -- Not Even the Happiness Gurus -- Are Discussing
Lappe, Frances Moore
There's just one pathway to happiness in which this deep, human need for power is given pride of place: democracy. By this I mean democracy as a living practice that enables us to have a real say in e...
Man for Himself: An Inguiry into the Psychology of Ethics
Fromm reaffirms the validity of humanistic ethics, to show that our knowledge of human nature does not lead to ethical relativism but, on the contrary, to the conviction that the sources of norms for ...
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
Our Generation: Volume 10 Number 4
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Ten Principles to Guide the Young Activist: Finding Happiness in Helping Others
Tips for young activists. They say people who live for a higher cause are happier than those who don’t. May you always find your happiness in alleviating the pain of others by standing up for what is ...
The Trickledown Revolution
The first step towards re-imagining a world gone terribly wrong would be to stop the annihilation of those who have a different imagination - an imagination that is outside of capitalism as well as co...
What Should I Do?: Selfishness, Happiness And Benefiting Others
Edwards, David; and Media Lens
Motivation is not a problem for anyone who accepts the extraordinary truth contained in Yeshe Aro's ncient prescription for happiness: "On this depends my liberation: to assist others -- nothing else....