Authorcast #21 - Charles Shiro Inouye February 23 2016



An interview with Charles Shirō Inouye, author of The End of the World, Plan B.

Environmental decline, political gridlock, war and rumors of war, decadence, and immorality. The End of the World, Plan B traces the idea of the end, or destruction, of the world through a number of spiritual traditions. It shows that our present understanding of the “end game” has been distorted by a modern emphasis and demand on justice as the ultimate good. As an alternative to this self-destructive approach, Charles Shirō Inouye shows that in these traditions, justice is not the isolated end in itself that we ought strive for; rather it is taught in tandem with its balancing companion: compassion. Plan B is a hopeful alternative to our fears about how things are going. 



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Join us this Saturday, February 27th at Writ & Vision in Provo for a special panel discussion on Mormonism and Eastern thought featuring Charles Shirō Inouye, James M. McLachlan, and Charles Randall Paul. The event begins at 6pm and is free to the public.

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Provo, UT 84601