Saturday, November 26, 2011

Mind and Life XXIII (2011) - "Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence"

The individual sessions from the Mind and Life XXIII conference (2011) are slowly being added online - there are ten sessions in all, as noted below:
Session 1: Human Impact on Global Systems for Sustaining Life
Session 2: Interdependence Between the Environment and Our Health: Risk and Opportunities
Session 3: Industrial Ecology - Connecting Everyday Activity to Planetary Crisis
Session 4: Environmental Ethics - What is at Stake?
Session 5: A Role for Theology - Models of God, the World, and the Self
Session 6: A Buddhist Perspective and Open Discussion
Session 7: The Psychology of Action and Behavior Change
Session 8: A Buddhist Perspective on the Psychology of Action and Behavior Change
Session 9: The Skillful Means of Activism
Session 10, October 21st: To Be Determined
This is session one of "Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence," with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in dialogue with contemplative scholars, activists, and ecological scientists who discuss the interconnection between individual choices and environmental consequences. The conference was held at His Holiness's office in Dharamsala, India, from October 17-21, 2011. Produced by the Mind and Life Institute ( and the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (

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