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From Green Foot Print to More being than Having

Fritjof Capra is a real pathfinder. An  Austrian-born American physicist has written several popular books, including The Tao of Physics (1975), The Turning Point (1982), Uncommon Wisdom (1988), The Web of Life (1996), The Hidden Connections (2002) and The Systems View of Life (2014). Capra advocates Paradigm Shift from reductionistic Cartesian view to holistic approach. In this issue we have given a few of his quotable quotes.

Shri.N.Krishnamoorthy explains the topic of Green Foot Prints in his characteristic way by way of dialogue between Srimati Annapurna Duval, Shri Krish Phidal and Professor Jnani Noval.  In happening section, we have covered training programmes on Farming Practices, Azolla bio-feed, Azolla Pellet making, Low cost housing, Water management and Bio-methanation technology etc.

In the wisdom section, Wolfgang Sachs, Author, Research Director and Editor of the famous book “The Development Dictionary” describe beautifully the difference between Nature and the Indian concept of Prakriti. Dr.Vandana Shiva, World – renowned Environmental thinker and activist shows that the so-called development is becoming a threat to ecology and thus to human survival and lastly Majid Rahnema, Basically an Iranian,  and a writer of a book ‘The alternative Development Reader’ emphasises the need of ‘More being rather than Having’. For reading the newsletter, click here