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Progressive Commentary Hour – Understanding the clash of worldviews underway, and the need for a new context for constructive communication and dialogue to enact solutions.

CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS

Understanding the clash of worldviews underway, and the need for a new context for constructive communication and dialogue to enact solutions.

Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris (Sah-toor-is) is an evolution biologist, philosopher, futurist and a former professor specializing in how the principles of nature can be applied as models for organizational and systems change. In addition to having taught at MIT and the University of Massachusetts, Dr. Sahtouris currently teaches at Chaminade University in Honolulu. She has served as a consultant to the United Nations on indigenous peoples, has been leading voice in promoting the Gaia Hypothesis of James Lovelock, is a fellow of the World Business Academy, and has been an adviser for graduate business programs at universities. Elisabet is a frequent  keynote speaker for many conferences focused upon humanity’s future and sustainable economic systems.  She was the primary organizer for the millennium 2000 Earth Celebration in Athens Greece.  Elisabet has authored several important books including “Biology Revisited” (a dialogue with the late Willis Harman — an American futurist and  a co-founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences), “Earth Dance: Living Systems in Evolution” and more recently “Gaia Dance: The Story of Earth and Us”.  Her website is Sahtouris.com