On October 14, 2016, I made a presentation at Harvard Divinity School on Daoism and Ecology. The context for this presentation was conference on Religion, Ecology, and our Planetary Future, organized by Harvard’s Center for the Study of World Religions. This conferenced marked the twentieth anniversary of a series of conferences on world religions and […]
The monumental task that China faces in the 21st century is to create a way of development that does not destroy the ecological foundations for the life and livelihood of its 1.4 billion citizens. This requires a creative leap beyond the Enlightenment mentality and the Western model of industrialization. Can China’s cultural traditions, its religious […]
In this three minute video presentation, I give good reasons why we should be optimistic about how China is dealing with its environmental issues, and how the whole world can benefit. You can read the full story on my blog. http://embed.vidoyen.com/v1/embed.js?id=e6498da1 Powered by Vidoyen
James Miller gives a fifteen minute presentation on Daoism, Ecology and the Journey of the Universe at the Chautauqua Institution, New York in June 2013. The presentation offers a response to the film Journey of the Universe by Brian Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker.
At the end of June I had the privilege of speaking at the Chautauqua Institution in upstate New York. The topic for the week was the film Journey of the Universe, by Brian Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker. If you haven’t seen it, you can read all about it on the website at http://www.journeyoftheuniverse.org. The […]
http://www.youtube.com/v/YlOA_eO8IsQ&rel=0&fs=1 As the trailer for this new documentary from Mandarin Films makes clear, the global environmental crisis will be solved in China, not in America, for the simple reason that China has no other option. As I noted recently in my post on ecological civilization in China, there is a widespread recognition in China that […]