This book is the first in our new series, Earth Ethics of Gandhi and Holy Mother Amma: Practical Applications. In this book, author Dr. P. Kamala Willey looks at Gandhi's principles, and how they are in practice today, even in her small hometown in rural North Eastern Connecticut. The first essay in this book provides a concise clarification of common doubts about Gandhi: his balanced rational view on vegetarianism, how qpassive resistanceq is anything but passive, and more. Dr. Willey continues with a refreshing interpretation fof Chaplin's history that includes the native American, and examines the development plans for her hometown in light of earth ethics. The second essay examines the Catholic Worker Movement, started by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, and it's essential principle of Radical Personalism. Amala Bharatam, perhaps the most ambitious sanitation project ever, is a project launched by Holy Mother Amma in India. It aims to rid India of the social lack of hygiene, to create an awareness of social cleanliness and to clean up all the trash in India. The ideals, principles, and practice of this in light of Earth Ethics is examined. Finally, Dr. P. Kamala Willey examines the role that education plays in maintaining the globalized structures that currently create ecological and social havoc. How can these structures be changed, supplanted with sustainable solutions? A collection of four enlightening essays dealing with environmental protection, community cohesion leading to worldwide localization, radical personalism, and educational reform, these essays bring a refreshing and progressive outlook. What does Gandhi have to do with a sleepy rural town in the Connecticut woods? Open the book to find out!This book is the first in our new series, Earth Ethics of Gandhi and Holy Mother Amma: Practical Applications.
|Title||:||M. K. Gandhi and My Hometown Chaplin CT, USA|
|Author||:||P. Kamala Willey|