Transition night at the movies: ‘The Economics of Happiness’

Published 4:28 pm Friday, October 21, 2011

Transition Polk County and Transition Hendersonville, local chapters of an international effort to inspire communities to find sustainable ways to live and thrive, will be showing the film “The Economics of Happiness” on Thursday, Nov. 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Saluda Center in Saluda. A discussion session will follow after the film.
The film makes a case that “going local” is a strategy to help repair ecosystems, societies and oneself.
This documentary features Vandana Shiva, Bill McKibben, David Korten, Michael Shuman, Juliet Schor, Richard Heinberg, Rob Hopkins, Andrew Simms, Zac Goldsmith and Samdhong Rinpoche.
Transition is working to reduce individual and collective carbon footprints and building relationship.
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– article submitted by Steve Breckheimer

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