A Force for Good

A Force for Good

The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World

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For more than half a century, in such books as The Art of Happiness and The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Inner Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. InA Force for Good, with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Goleman, theNew York Times bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how to turn our compassionate energy outward. This revelatory and inspiring work provides a singular vision for transforming the world in practical and positive ways.

Much more than just the most prominent exponent of Tibetan Buddhism, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is also a futurist who possesses a profound understanding of current events and a remarkable canniness for modern social issues. When he takes the stage worldwide, people listen. A Force for Good combines the central concepts of the Dalai Lama, empirical evidence that supports them, and true stories of people who are putting his ideas into action—showing how harnessing positive energies and directing them outward has lasting and meaningful effects. Goleman details the science of compassion and how this singular guiding motivation has the power to

• break such destructive social forces as corruption, collusion, and bias
• heal the planet by refocusing our concerns toward our impact on the systems that support all life
• reverse the tendency toward systemic inequity through transparency and accountability
• replace violence with dialogue
• counter us-and-them thinking by recognizing human oneness
• create new economic systems that work for everyone, not just the powerful and rich
• design schooling that teaches empathy, self-mastery, and ethics

Millions of people have turned to the Dalai Lama for his unparalleled insight into living happier, more purposeful lives. Now, when the world needs his guidance more than ever, he shows how every compassion-driven human act—no matter how small—is integral for a more peaceful, harmonious world, building a force for a better future.

Revelatory, motivating, and highly persuasive, A Force for Good is arguably the most important work from one of the world’s most influential spiritual and political figures.

Baker & Taylor
Presents the values that are central to the Dalai Lama's philosophy, highlights science that supports his beliefs, and offers instructive anecdotes of people and projects already bringing his vision into reality.

Baker
& Taylor

The New York Times best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence and decades-long friend of the Dalai Lama presents the values that are central to the Dalai Lama's concept, highlights science that supports the Dalai Lama's beliefs, and offers instructive anecdotes of people and projects already bringing vision into reality.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2015
ISBN: 9780553394894
Branch Call Number: 294.3923 GOL
Characteristics: x, 256 p. ;,25 cm.

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kelvinb200 Sep 09, 2015

Dalai Lama's golden wisdom of compassion for all things including yourself is found in this book!! Great read!! It was if the life force of the Dalai Lama was sweeping through the pages onto the reader.

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