Daniel Goleman's A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World PDF

By Daniel Goleman

ISBN-10: 0553394908

ISBN-13: 9780553394900

For greater than part a century, in such books as The artwork of Happiness and The Dalai Lama’s Little booklet of internal Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us alongside the trail to compassion and taught us the right way to increase our internal lives. In A strength for Good, with the aid of his longtime buddy Daniel Goleman, the New York Times bestselling writer of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how one can flip our compassionate strength outward. This revelatory and encouraging paintings offers a novel imaginative and prescient for reworking the area in sensible and confident ways.
even more than simply the main well known exponent of Tibetan Buddhism, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is additionally a futurist who possesses a profound knowing of present occasions and a outstanding canniness for contemporary social matters. while he's taking the degree all over the world, humans pay attention. A strength for Good combines the crucial recommendations of the Dalai Lama, empirical facts that helps them, and precise tales of people that are placing his principles into action—showing how harnessing optimistic energies and directing them outward has lasting and significant results. Goleman information the technological know-how of compassion and the way this singular guiding motivation has the facility to
• holiday such harmful social forces as corruption, collusion, and bias
• heal the planet by means of refocusing our issues towards our influence at the platforms that help all life
• opposite the tendency towards systemic inequity via transparency and accountability
• change violence with dialogue
• counter us-and-them pondering by means of spotting human oneness
• create new financial structures that paintings for everybody, not only the strong and rich
• layout education that teaches empathy, self-mastery, and ethics
thousands of individuals have grew to become to the Dalai Lama for his exceptional perception into residing happier, extra useful lives. Now, while the realm wishes his tips greater than ever, he exhibits how each compassion-driven human act—no topic how small—is necessary for a extra peaceable, harmonious global, development a strength for a greater future.
Revelatory, motivating, and hugely persuasive, A strength for Good is arguably an important paintings from one of many world’s so much influential religious and political figures.

Praise for A strength for Good

A strength for Good deals principles that each person can paintings with and construct on, starting from issues that support the surroundings to objects that aid the fewer lucky. [It’s] a long-range, international plan from an excellent futuristic philosopher, so this can be a e-book that may be of worth to any human residing on the earth. whilst you’re prepared for a jolt of optimism, decide up this book.”Pop tradition Nerd

“Far from being a self-help e-book, this examines particular principles espoused by means of the Dalai Lama, resembling emotional hygiene, compassionate economic climate, and schooling of the center which could make the realm a greater position. An positive and considerate primer with sensible applications.”Booklist

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A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman PDF

For greater than part a century, in such books because the artwork of Happiness and The Dalai Lama’s Little ebook of internal Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us alongside the trail to compassion and taught us the way to increase our internal lives. In A strength for strong, with the aid of his longtime pal Daniel Goleman, the hot York occasions bestselling writer of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains the best way to flip our compassionate power outward.

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