From the Author
An update on the relevance of the book
A new edition of the book has just been published with a new introduction which connects the Y2K issue to the central argument. It was my thesis in Reworking Success that the directions in which we have moved for the twentieth century are no longer viable. Y2K is one of many issues that are making this statement more and more obviously true.
The implication of my argument is that the human race knows how to be succesful at achieving the goals it sets for itself. If we set a new set of goals for ourselves we can hope that we shall achieve them. I suggest that social cohesion, ecological integrity and effective decision-making can lead to a high quality of life so long as we live with a sense of the sacred and the spiritual.
The ideas in Reworking Success are now being carried forward at www.resilientcommunities.org Those who want a more detailed set of ideas about required twenty-first century directions can look at Turning the Century. The Healing Century tapes provide a base for discussion groups.