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By Thich Nhat Hanh

Love Letter to the Earth is Thich Nhat Hanh’s passionate allure for ecological mindfulness and the strengthening of our dating to the Earth. whereas many specialists element to the large complexity in addressing matters starting from the destruction of ecosystems to the lack of thousands of species, Thich Nhat Hanh identifies one key factor as having the capability to create a tipping aspect. He believes that we have to stream past the idea that of the "environment," because it leads humans to adventure themselves and Earth as separate entities and to work out the planet basically by way of what it will probably do for them. Thich Nhat Hanh issues to the inability of that means and connection in peoples' lives as being the reason for our habit to consumerism. He deems it important that we realize and reply to the strain we're placing on the planet if civilization is to outlive. Rejecting the traditional monetary method, Nhat Hanh indicates that mindfulness and a religious revolution are had to safeguard nature and restrict weather swap.

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