It's All About Change

Author(s): Osho International Foundation

Osho

Everyone, regardless of nationality, religion, or political beliefs, has a sense of the current crisis of planet Earth. The environmental movement has support around the globe, while politicians -- lagging behind reality -- are still fighting over whether global warming exists. Decision makers in government and in the private sector are dealing with the symptoms of this crisis, rather than addressing the underlying causes in a positive and constructive way. Osho points out that the current world crisis is a crisis of consciousness. Until there is a radical change in human consciousness, the interrelated social, political, economic, and ecological crises we face will continue. Osho's radical vision of change addresses how we can turn the present crisis into an opportunity, and what we must do in order to steer our course toward a "golden future" for all humankind and away from what he calls a "global suicide." Topics addressed in the book include the crisis of human values, the ecological crisis, the population challenge, the bankruptcy of the very concept of nations and religions, and the paths toward a creative science, meaningful education, and universal human rights.

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If anything is to be done for the future, now is the time. Otherwise the greatest evolution of consciousness in the universe will disappear -- and that is not only a loss to the earth, but to the whole of existence. - Osho

Osho (1931-1990) was a contemporary mystic whose life and teachings have influenced millions of people of all ages, and from all walks of life. His provocative and challenging teachings generate today more and more interest and his readership is dramatically expanding around the world in more than 60 languages. He's known for his revolutionary contribution to meditation -- the science of inner transformation -- with the unique approach of his "OSHO Active Meditations" acknowledging the accelerated pace of contemporary life and bringing meditation into modern life. Osho International Foundation is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Introduction Preface 1. From the Personal to the Political: Changing Yourself, Changing the World 2. In Search of Direction for Change: To the Golden Past or a Golden Future? 3. Three Approaches to Change: Reform, Revolution, or Rebellion 4. Understanding What Divides Us: Religion, Politics and Superstition 5. Proposals for Change: A Bird's-Eye View of the Future -Five Dimensions of Education -Preparing People for Power -A World Academy of Creative Science, Art and Consciousness -No Religions but a Quality of Religiousness -Don't Serve the Poor, Solve the Problems -Crime and Punishment -Science in Service of Life -Communal and Individual -- New Forms of Living Together 6. Epilogue: A Manifesto of One Humanity About Osho

General Fields

  • : 9781938755934
  • : Osho International
  • : Osho International
  • : May 2014
  • : 216mm X 140mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Osho International Foundation
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 192