Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of human culture and identity. He is the author of several books, most recently Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, and the upcoming Climate: A New Story. His background includes a degree in mathematics and philosophy from Yale, a decade in Taiwan as a translator, and stints as a college instructor, a yoga teacher, and a construction worker. He currently writes and speaks full-time. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife and four children.

Social Breakdown and Initiation

Conversation

Orland: …A ‘right’ is not just for me. It’s an acknowledgement that the framework that gives me access to my own potential is the same framework that gives access to someone else’s potential. So this is the idea of civility. Civility is the framework that allows people to communicate in ways that allows the collective potential to be realized and achieved.


Development in the Ecological Age

Article

Do you live in a developed nation or a developing nation? If your nation has an extensive system of roads, […]


Fear of a Living Planet

Article

Does the concept of a living planet uplift and inspire you, or is it a disturbing example of woo-woo nonsense […]