- THE TEACHINGS NOW IN PRINT
Sunday October 12, 2014
I can't imagine doing anything that would be more useful than what I've done here, assembling the quintessential elements of all these books in a single volume. I'll never produce anything more gratifying to me or more valuable to my readers. No book in my future will ever be as important as this one.
The Teachings exists to bring readers to eight books -- four of them published by Random House: Providence, The Story of B, My Ishmael and Beyond Civilization. In spite of this, Random House declined to publish it, perhaps assuming that the millions of readers who haven't read anything beyond Ishmael will probably not read this book either.
Even if you yourself don't belong to the target group for this book, I hope you'll spread the word about it. Readers spreading the word is what made Ishmael a book read by millions. Click here to check it out.
As you can imagine, I very much want to prove the pessimists at Random House wrong!
- Living Earth Connection: Celebrate Diversity
March 26, 2015
Amy Gustin notes: "In the vast outpouring of creativity, known as life on earth, animals display more diversity than any other class of organisms. For a celebration of the diversity of the animal kingdom, tune in to The Living Earth Connection on Sunday, March 29 at 9:30 a.m. PST on KMUD. We will look at some of the conditions and relationships that promote this diversity and explore a fundamental need of all animals, namely, sufficient habitat for survival. The foundational role that agriculture plays in the current extinction crisis will be explored."
This and past episodes of The Living Earth Connection are also available at WordPress on The Living Earth Connection.
- Bye, Bye, Life
January 22, 2015
Thanks to Michael Shillace for alerting us to this new research report Life on Earth at Risk.
- Making Connections
January 4, 2015
Harvey Hyman quit being a big city attorney and now focuses on trying to inform people about the need for connectedness in the community of life–if that life is to continue. (He names Daniel as "one of a handful of visionaries with the capacity to imagine a new future for human beings....") His website is filled with material on such subjects as Climate Change, Eco-History, Inter-species Communication, A New Vision. Though Daniel has never considered "nature" and "humans" as separate entities, we think you might find some interesting things on Harvey's website Humansintegratingnature.
- Going Beyond Civilization
December 13, 2014
Daniel often is asked if he sees any change that gives hope for the future. Or if he knows of an example or trace of the New Tribal Revolution. So far he hasn't been aware of any besides those mentioned in Beyond Civilization. But we recently learned about Transition Lab, a venture that is teaching people to live and work in a different way. Click on the headline to see what Russell Evans, Director of the Montrose, CO, Lab has to say about it and how you can become involved.
- EXCERPTS EXCERPTS EXCERPTS
October 12, 2014
The Teachings is a big book, almost exactly twice as long as Ishmael, offering generous selections from eight different books -- two that were written before Ishmael and six that were written after it.
The excerpts from the selections are quite short, being on average about two pages long. You can get to them here.
Click here for more information
about The Teachings
Pan Earth: a site dedicated to a scientific, holistic approach to world problems (and population in particular).
Read Ishmael: a site created by Quinn readers to reach out to other prospective readers.
Friends of Ishmael Society: find local groups (and more).
Cultural Survival: partnering with indigenous peoples to defend their lands, languages, and cultures.
Sacred Land Film Project: dedicated to protecting the Earth's sacred places through education and action.
Ishmael's Annex: your source for shirts, bumper stickers, and other Ishmael-related artifacts (featuring DQ designs). It provides much of the funding that keeps this website going.
Here are some new Facebook pages established by people who want to share and discuss Daniel's work and related subjects. They're all somewhat different, depending on the focus of the creator, so check them out and interact with them as you see fit.