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What Is An Earth Democracy?

Vandana Shiva argues we need a deeper democracy called "Earth Democracy" that is practiced close to where we live.

We need a new paradigm to respond to the fragmentation caused by various forms of fundamentalism. We need a new movement, which allows us to move from the dominant and pervasive culture of violence, destruction and death to a culture of non-violence, creative peace and life. That is why in India, Navdanya started the Earth democracy movement, which provides an alternative worldview in which humans are embedded in the Earth Family, we are connected to each other through love, compassion, not hatred and violence and ecological responsibility and economic justice replaces greed, consumerism and competition as objectives of human life.

The Earth Democracy - what an idea. Now how do we get the powerful to adapt??

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