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R E S U R G E N C E An in te rnational forum fo r ecological and sp ir itu a l th ink ing ESTABLISHED 1966

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Editor Satish Kumar Managing Editor

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CONTENTS R e su rg e n c e N o . 176 • M a y / J u n e 1996

F E A T U R E S

4 T H A N K Y O U F O R T H I R T Y Y E A R S E d i to r ia l 6 T H E P A R A D O X O F G R O W T H C h a r le s H a n d y 8 G R O W T H R E V I S IT E D J a m e s H i l lm a n 12 D O - I T -Y O U R S E L F D E M O C R A C Y A n d r e w M a n 14 L A N D O F T H E D IS P O S S E S S E D G e o rg e M onhiot 18 IG N O B L E L O T T E R Y R ic h a rd H oggart 20 D E E P F O R M IN A R T A N D N A T U R E B e t ty and Th eodo re R o s z a k 24 E D U C A T I N G T H E S P IR IT P e te r T a lb o t W illc ox 26 E R O S IO N O F C H I L D H O O D Jo n a t h a n S te d a l l 30 O N E - S ID E D D E A L T om F a n e l l 32 R I C H T L IV E L IH O O D S u la k S iv a r a k s a 33 IN T H E L A N D O F T H E D A N C E R S J u n e M i t c h e l l and S a t is h K u m a r 38 K A H L IL G IB R A N , P O E T O F E C O L O G Y S u h e i l B u sh ru i 42 A M E R I C A ’S U R B A N G A R D E N S B e t s y T a y lo r

R E G U L A R S

2 D ID Y M U S J o h n M o a t 11 G O O D N E W S F O R G A IA L o rn a H ow a r th 17 U P T H E E L E P H A N T A N D R O U N D T H E C A S T L E 23 P O E T R Y 29 B U S IN E S S D IA R Y S h e i la M oorcrojt 40 L E T T E R F R O M A M E R IC A J a y W a llja sper 59 R E C IP E S D a n a S p o w e r s

D a v i d N ic h o l s o n -L o r d

B O O K S R E V I E W E D

44 M a u r ic e A s h

Wittgenstein by H. L. Finch The Paradoxes o f Delusion by Louis Sass

46 G e o f f M u lg a n Trust by Francis Fukuyama 48 M a ry T a sk e r Enlightenment’s Wake byJohn Gray 49 L in d s a y C la rk e Blake by Peter Ackroyd 51 M ic h a e l H am b u r g e r A Place in Space by Gary Snyder

Another Turn o f the Crank by Wendell Berry

53 T e r r y G i f f o r d A Natural History o f Nature Writing by Frank Stewart 54 P e t e r A b b s The Spiritual Quest by Robert Torrance 55 R ic h a rd S t . G e o r g e Earth to Spirit by David Pearson 56 M ic h a e l G u erra The Green Imperative by Victor Papanek 57 R o g e r F ra n k l in When the Earth Nearly Died by D. S. Allan andj. B. Delair

Fingerprints o f the Gods by Graham Hancock

COVER Detail o f a painting by Chakra Bhand Posayakrit. This picture and pictures on pages 3 3 ,3 5 and 3 7 are takenfrom The A rts o f T h a i la n d by Steve Van Beek,

photographed by Luca Invemigzi Tettoni, published by Thames and Hudson, London,

1991 at £24.

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