Much more than just the most prominent exponent of Tibetan Buddhism, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is also a futurist who possesses a profound understanding of current events and a remarkable canniness for modern social issues. When he takes the stage worldwide, people listen. A Force for Good combines the central concepts of the Dalai Lama, empirical evidence that supports them, and true stories of people who are putting his ideas into actionâshowing how harnessing positive energies and directing them outward has lasting and meaningful effects. Goleman details the science of compassion and how this singular guiding motivation has the power to
â¢ break such destructive social forces as corruption, collusion, and bias
â¢ heal the planet by refocusing our concerns toward our impact on the systems that support all life
â¢ reverse the tendency toward systemic inequity through transparency and accountability
â¢ replace violence with dialogue
â¢ counter us-and-them thinking by recognizing human oneness
â¢ create new economic systems that work for everyone, not just the powerful and rich
â¢ design schooling that teaches empathy, self-mastery, and ethics
Millions of people have turned to the Dalai Lama for his unparalleled insight into living happier, more purposeful lives. Now, when the world needs his guidance more than ever, he shows how every compassion-driven human actâno matter how smallâis integral for a more peaceful, harmonious world, building a force for a better future.
Revelatory, motivating, and highly persuasive, A Force for Good is arguably the most important work from one of the worldâs most influential spiritual and political figures.
Praise for A Force for Good
âA Force for Good offers ideas that every individual can work with and build on, ranging from things that help the environment to things that help the less fortunate. [Itâs] a long-range, global plan from a brilliant futuristic thinker, so this is a book that can be of value to any human living on Earth. When youâre ready for a jolt of optimism, pick up this book.ââPop Culture Nerd
âFar from being a self-help book, this examines specific ideas espoused by the Dalai Lama, such as emotional hygiene, compassionate economy, and education of the heart that can make the world a better place. An optimistic and thoughtful primer with practical applications.ââBooklist
About: For more than half a century, in such books as The Art of Happiness and The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Inner Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives.
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