This a wonderful, inspirational video of a plenary given byJoanna Macy, at the 2009 National Bioneers Conference held in San Rafael, CA. Drawing from deep ecology, systems theory and spiritual traditions, Dr. Macy builds motivation, creativity, courage and solidarity for the transition to a sustainable human culture.
If we can free ourselves from the delusions and dependencies bred by the industrial growth society, something wonderful can happen. If we manage to steer clear of panic, we may well find at last the wild power of our creativity and solidarity.
Joanna Macy is a long-time peace, justice, and ecology activist. A celebrated Buddhist teacher, Dr. Macy’s wide-ranging work spans Eastern and Western thought. Her work is known to other activists around the world as “The Work That Reconnects.”