Join Frances for a signing and discussion of her new book EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want, hosted by the Institute of Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University.
This free event will be held at the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, in the second floor browsing lounge.
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.
“Ideas have power, so we work to reframe limiting ideas - of scarcity, power, and democracy -
to free citizens to create living democracies, turning our planet toward life.”
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