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The following titles have been selected from the "Social Wisdom" section of Adi Da's Basket of Tolerance Library: 
 

Meher Baba on War, and Other Relevant Messages. Poona, India: Second (enlarged) edition, 1972
 

Joel Bakan, The Corporation : The Pathological Pursuit Of Profit And Power, 2004
 

Wendell Berry, Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community: Eight Essays, 1994
 

Dee Brown, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West, by Owl Books, 1991    
 

Norman O. Brown and Christopher Lasch Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History, 1985        
 

Marie Louise Burke, Swami Vivekananda: Prophet of the Modern Age, 1987
 

Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Madness: What You Can Do,  Revised edition, 1994            
 

Fritjof Capra, The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture, 1984  
                     

Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, Including authoritative texts of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, and The Hunting of the Snark: backgrounds; and essays in criticism. Edited by Donald J. Gray, 1992
 

Ira Chernus, American Nonviolence : The History Of An Idea, 2004
 

Noam Chomsky, The Chomsky Reader, Edited by James Peck., 1987

Gary J Coates, (Editor) Resettling America:  Energy Ecology and Community:  The Movement Toward Local Self-Reliance, 1981
 

Catherine Clement, Gandhi: The Power of Pacifism, translated from the French by Ruth Sharman, 1996
 

Community Service, Inc, The Power of Community (dvd): How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, 2006    
 

Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, New York: W. W. Norton, 1999
 

Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Viking, 2005
 

Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, 2011
 

Peter F. Drucker, The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management, 2005
 

Paul R. Ehrlich, Carl Sagan, Donald Kennedy, and Walter Orr Roberts, The Cold and the Dark: The World After Nuclear War, by Norton, 1984    
 

Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank: The Critical Edition. Prepared by the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation, 1989
 

Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man, 2006
 

M. K. Gandhi, Ghandi for the 21st Century: Modern v. Ancient Civilization,  Edited and published by Anand T. Hingorani  
 

Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire,  Abridged version. Edited, and with an introduction by Dero A. Saunders, 1985                                                                                       
 

Malcolm Gladwell,  Blink: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking, 2005  
 

Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth,  2006 
                                        

Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet,  Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama, 2008
 

Charles B. Handy, Gods of Management: The Changing Work of Organizations, by Oxford / New York: Oxford University Press, 1996
 

Paul Hawken, Blessed Unrest, 2007
 

Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, by 1999
 

Richard Heinberg, The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, 2005  
 

Richard Heinberg, The end of Growth: Adapting to our new Economic Reality, 2011
 

Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, 1988
 

Rob Hopkins, The Transition Handbook, 2006
 

Rob Hopkins, The Transition Companion, 2011
 

Samuel P.  Huntington, Clash of Civilizations, 2011    
                                                                                                                                                                   

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Commitment and Community: Communes and Utopias in Sociological Perspective, 1972
 

Alfie Kohn, No Contest: The Case Against Competition, Revised edition, 1992
 

David C. Korten, The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism, 1999
 

David C. Korten, The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, 2006
 

James Howard Kunstle, The Long Emergency, Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century, 2005
 

Ervin Laszlo, The Systems View of the World: A Holistic Vision for Our Time, 1996
 

Ervin Laszlo, Worldshift 2012, 2009
 

Konrad Lorenz, On Aggression, 1974  
 

James Lovelock, Healing Gaia: Practical Medicine for the Planet, 1991    
    

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince and Other Political Writings, Everyman, 1995
                                                                

Gaetano Kazua Maida, Peace Is Every Step (film documentary about Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and his work for peace). Directed by Gaetano Kazua Maida, 1997
 

Jerry Mander and Edward Goldsmith (eds), The Case Against Global Economy: And For a Turn Toward the Local, 1997
 

Dada Maheshvarananda, After Capitalism: Prout's Vision for a New World, 2004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Louis Malle, My Dinner with Andre (film), Screenplay by Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn. Directed by Louis Malle, 1981
                                                                                                                                                                  

Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, Dennis Meadows, Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update, 2004
 

Yunus Mohammed: Creating a World Without Poverty, 2009
 

Desmond Morris, The Naked Ape, 1999
 

Lewis Mumford, The Culture of Cities, 1981
 

Helena Norberg-Hodge, Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh, Preface by H. H. the Dalai Lama. Introduction by Peter Matthiessen. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1992
 

Helena Norbert Hodge and others, The Economics of Happiness (film), 2011
 

George Orwell, Animal Farm. A Fairy Story, 50th anniversary edition, 1996
 

Wilfred Owen, The Poems of Wilfred Owen. Edited and introduced by Jon Stallworthy, 1986
 

Bhikhu Parekh, Gandhi: A Very Short Introduction, 2001  
 

M. Scott Peck, The Different Drum: Community-Making and Peace, 1998
 

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life ( film), Written by and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. Directed by Terry Jones, 1983
   

Megan Quinn, The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, 2006
 

Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front, 1982
 

James Rickards, Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, 2011
                                                                                                                                                               

Marshall B. Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication, 2005
 

Jeffrey Sachs, The End of Poverty, 2005
 

Jeffrey Sachs, Common Wealth, 2008
 

Elizabeth Sahtourism and James Loveluck, Earthdance: Living Systems in Evolution, 2000   
 

Jonathan Schell, The Unconquerable World, 2003
 

Albert Schweitzer: Reverence for Life, Selected by Peter Seymour. 1971   
 

Peter M. Senge, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization, 1990
 

Peter M Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski and Betty Sue Flowers, Presence: Exploring Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society, 2005
 

Rupert Sheldrake, The Rebirth of Nature: The Greening of Science and God, 1994     
                                                                                                                                                    

Vandava Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace, 2005

Lloyd Steven Sieden, Buckminster Fuller's Universe: An Appreciation, 1990
 

Michael F. Steltenkamp, Black Elk: Holy Man Of the Oglala, 1997
 

Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels, by Including an authoritative text, the correspondence of Swift, Pope's Verses on Gulliver's Travels, and critical essays. Edited by Robert A. Greenberg, 1970
 

Joseph A. Tainter, The Collapse of Complex Societies, 1990
 

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 2003 
                                                                                                              

Leo Tolstoy, The Law of Violence and the Law of Love, translated by Vladimir Tchertkoff, 1983
 

Arnold J. Toynbee, A Study of History, abridged into two volumes, 1987                                  
                                                                                                                                

Colin M. Turnbull, The Mountain People, 1972
 

Swami Vivekananda, My Life and Mission, Seventh edition, 1978
 

Spencer Wells, The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Princeton University Press, 2002
 

The Worldwatch Institute: State of the World 2011 Innovations that Nourish the Planet, 2011
 

Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, 2002
 

Daniel Yergin, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, 1992

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