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Education for the Ecozoic era involves a visionary experience and a set of concepts sufficient to guide humanity intuitively in a transition that involves civilizational change on a planetary scale. Further, it involves a new sensitivities to the integral functioning of Earth, the psychic energies in the structure of reality, and the possibilities of human community.



Current Educational Programs

  • Book Study of Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality
    Beginning September 2015, 7:30 to 9:00 pm. (CES, Chapel Hill)
  • See side bar on right


Past Programs

  • Brian Swimme & Thomas Berry’s Universe Story:
    Our Primary Sacred Story? (OLLI/CES, Durham)
    October 22 to December 3 (five Wednesdays, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.)
  • Book Study of Alfred North Whitehead
    Modes of Thought: Philosophy of Science and the Humanities
    Monthly beginning October 7, 2014 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. (CES, Chapel Hill)
  • Thomas Berry’s Dream of the Earth: Foundations of an Ecological Civilization
    (OLLI/CES, Durham, Fall 2014)
  • Sustainable Development: Lessons from Rio+20
    (United Church of Chapel Hill, Fall 2012)
  • Robert Mesle’s Process-Relational Philosophy
    An Introduction to Alfred North Whitehead (OLLI/CES, Durham, Winter 2012)
  • Thomas Berry’s The Great Work:
    Transition from Industrial to Ecological Civilization
    (OLLI/CES, Durham, Spring 2011)
  • Creation Spirituality (United Church of Chapel Hill, Fall 2009)



Kindred Groups

CES provides ecozoic education programs in the Piedmont area of North Carolina in connection with these kindred groups among others: