Many readers know Riane Eisler as the author of THE CHALICE AND THE BLADE: OUR HISTORY, OUR FUTURE.
Anthropologist Ashley Montagu has said this is "the most important book since Origin of the Species." Isabel Allende has said The Chalice and the Blade "is one of those magnificent key books that can transform us."
Dr. Eisler is president of the Center for Partnership Studies, a pioneer in advocacy for women's human rights and cultural transformation. When you visit her personal Web site, you will see that she continues to contribute to our understanding of why the world is the way it is, and what we can do about it.
Recently she wrote an article about the double standard for violence, calling attention to the continual violence against women and youth in the United States. It originally appeared in the Huffington Post and now appears on one of Dr. Eisler's sites:
Causes Jeanne Powell Supports
Union of Concerned Scientists, VVAW (Vietnam Veterans Against War), Doctors Without Borders, Waterkeeper Alliance, PSR (Physicians for Social Responsibility...