“It is time for a new cultural story as societies around the world acknowledge the negative results that have come from the long-held patterns of domination that have prevailed in the past. The time is right now for this shift, as we stand at the brink of great social change. This time of rapid environmental, technological, and social dislocations worldwide offers the opportunity to make fundamental changes.
“We can build an economic system that can take us beyond communism, capitalism, and the other old isms. We can create economic models, rules, and policies that support caring for ourselves, others, and our Mother Earth.”
Riane Eisler is a social scientist, attorney, and author whose work on cultural transformation has inspired both scholars and social activists.