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List of Figures
List of Tables

Introduction
What is this Book About?
Are We Intrinsically Self-Centered and Greedy?
Organization of the Book

PART I: WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?
1. Contemporary Views on Spirituality
           Spirituality and Religion
           Spiritual but Not Religious
           Spirituality: Scientific Perspectives
2. Spirituality Re-examined
           Searching Common Grounds in Different Views
           Transforming Mind, Changing Values
3. Spirituality: Development Perspectives
           Spirituality in Conventional Development
           Spirituality as Establishing Right Relationships
           Spirituality as Transformation of the Human Mind

PART II: GLOBAL ECONOMIC SYSTEM FROM SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE
4. Identifying Global Socio-Spiritual Classes
           Worldly Happiness and Spiritual Happiness
           Basic Needs and Neurotic Needs
           Needs and Happiness
           Human Values, Human Virtues and Human Vices
           Happiness, Needs, Values and Power
           Towards a Socio-Spiritual Classification of People
5. Global Economic System as a Product of Greedy Mind
           Characteristics of Global Socio-Spiritual Classes
           The Giant Fruit Tree in an Isolated Island: An Analogy
           Self-Centeredness, Greed and Class Relations
6. Global Economic System and Conventional Development
           Origin and characteristics of conventional development
           Self-centeredness and greed in conventional development: theory and practice
           Spirituality and Conventional Development: Contradictions

PART III: DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SPIRITUALITY
7. Poverty and Inequality
           Two forms of development
           Poverty and Inequality in Intentional Development
           Poverty and Inequality in Immanent Development
8. Environmental Unsustainability
           Self-Centeredness and Unsustainability
           Self-Centredness, Private Consumption and Unsustainability
           Spirituality as a Guide to Sustainable Consumption
9. Unhappiness
           Self-Centeredness, Happiness, and Unhappiness
           Development and Unhappiness
           If Not Material Wealth, What Makes Us Happy?
           Two Kinds of Happiness

PART IV: TOWARDS A SPIRITUALITY-BASED DEVELOPMENT
10. Spiritual Growth and Economic Growth: Conflict or Synergy?
           Spiritual Growth
           Are Spiritual Growth and Economic Growth Mutually Beneficial?
           Spiritual Growth and Optimum Economic Growth
11. Spiritualizing the Global Economic System
           Towards a Form of Development Motivated by Love
           Is it Already Underway?
           Happiness Orientation in Spirituality-Based Development
12. Towards a World of Abundance, Equity, Sustainability and Happiness
           First the Problem of Affluence, then the Problem of Poverty
           Immusizing the Non-Affluent Against Affluenza
           Promoting Selfless Service as Development
           Integrating Spirituality into Formal Education
           Re-Spiritualizing Religion
           Scientific Research on Spirituality
           Spiritually Oriented Personal Services
           Integrating Spirituality into Development Studies
           Is Spirituality-Based Development Possible?

Epilogue: Changing Ourselves to Change the World
           References
           Endnotes