Thrive is the name of a controversial film that asks, and
attempts to answer, some of the deepest questions about the nature of
the human condition and what is thwarting our chances to prosper.
Lavishly funded, it features appealing imagery, beautiful music, and
interviews with many leading progressives, including myself. Yet ten of
us have signed a statement formally disassociating ourselves from the
film. In my case, the decision was especially difficult because there are aspects of Thrive I
find inspiring, and its makers, Foster and Kimberly Gamble, are old
friends. Why have Amy Goodman, Deepak Chopra, Paul Hawken, Edgar
Mitchell, Vandana Shiva, John Perkins, Elisabet Sahtouris, Duane Elgin
and Adam Trombly, as well as yours truly, gone to the trouble of signing
our names to this public statement?
Read the rest of the story HERE: At www.yesmagazine.org