Our inner world is the pivotal domain for bringing about real change in the world that we all share. Neither social nor environmental justice is possible without significant changes in our attitudes and the intentional behavior they give rise to. The transformation of our social and material world must begin within us.
from the book Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society
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Further quotes from the book Interconnected:
- The interdependence between us and the world
- Touching the core of our equality
- Thinking about the consequences of our collective actions
- Inner freedom is key
- A Vast and Complex Web of Causality
- The power of our senses
- You exist in connection with others
- The air we breathe
- Our intimate dependence on the natural environment
- The best way to love oneself
- Enthusiastically benefiting whomever we come in contact with