Change your mind, change the world

October 18th, 2011

Yeats wrote of a time when "the best lacked all conviction, while the worst were full of passionate intensity." He might have been writing about today as it’s true that "the falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world."

How then do we get out of this, how do we begin to move on? The answer can perhaps best be found in that old saying, that the only way to predict the future is to create it. That is exactly what Frances Moore Lappe is suggesting in her new work EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want. My conversation with Frances Moore Lappe: