EcoMind Talk and Book Signing

September 6, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
The Commonwealth Club of California: San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Join Frances for a signing and discussion of her new book EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want at the Commonwealth Club of California.

5:30PM: Networking reception
6:00PM: Program
7:00PM: Book signing

Cost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)

About EcoMind
Drawing on the latest research from disciplines ranging from anthropology to neuroscience and her own field experience, Lappé argues that the biggest challenge to human survival isn't our fossil fuel dependency, melting glaciers, or other calamities. Rather, she says, it's our faulty way of thinking about these environmental crises that robs us of power. Lappé dismantles seven common "thought traps" that belie what we now know about nature, including our own, and offers contrasting "thought leaps" that suggest our hidden power.

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