Humanity is Beautiful

Kindling Executive Director Peter Schulte’s upcoming book “Humanity is Beautiful” examines humanity’s limiting stories about itself; unearths a new, more helpful story. Here Kindling patrons can read early excerpts and drafts.


A disease

It is not just outrage. It is not just despair. It is not just fear. It is self-loathing. We are disgusted by ourselves and our species. We are disgusted by our very nature.

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This book offers a new story for those infected with cynicism, despair, and shame for our species. It asks: What world might we create for ourselves if we believed that humanity is beautiful?