Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy explains three dimensions of the Great Turning: slowing down, creation of sustainable structures, and a shift in consciousness.
Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, Ph.D., is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with four decades of activism. She has created a ground-breaking theoretical framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application. Her wide-ranging work addresses psychological and spiritual issues of the nuclear age, the cultivation of ecological awareness, and the fruitful resonance between Buddhist thought and contemporary science. The many dimensions of this work are explored in her books including Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World, and most recently, World as Lover, World as Self.