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Author Laszlo, Ervin, 1932-

Title The chaos point : the world at the crossroads / Ervin Laszlo
Published Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Pub. Company, Inc., 2006


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 MELB  909.83 Las/Cpt  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 173 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword, by Sir Arthur C. Clarke -- Preface -- Prologue: two paths to the future -- The tides of transformation -- New thinking for a new world -- The birthing of the new world -- What drives us to the decision-window of 2006-2012 -- The nature of a positive transformation -- Life in holos -- Paths to a holistic civilization -- The signs of hope -- What you can do today -- The outlook -- Postscript: the chaos point in visual representation -- Appendix A. How I came to be involved with global questions and the Club of Budapest - an autobiographical note -- Appendix B. Comments by members and partners of the Club of Budapest -- Appendix C. About the Club of Budapest and documents of the Club of Budapest -- References and further reading
Summary "'The chaos point' argues that we are at a critical point in history, one in which resources are fast being depleted, hundreds of millions live in crushing poverty, and local choices have global impact. Laszlo says society can either break down or break through to a new future by making different choices--choices he outlines in the book"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
Social evolution.
International cooperation.
LC no. 2005034606
ISBN 1571744851 6 x 9 tp alkaline paper