Volume XXXIX 1986

No. 1 January 1

Lead Article: The World Is Something Made
Review: What Lies Ahead
Commentary: Requirements of Change
Children. . . and Ourselves: Testers – And Outwitting
Frontiers: The Spread of Appropriate Technology

No. 2 January 8

Lead Article: Looking Forward – And Back
Review: The Uses of Language
Commentary: Peace-Maker In Kansas
Children. . . and Ourselves: What Can Be Done
Frontiers: A Persistent Question

No. 3 January 15

Lead Article: Our Uncreated Identity
Review: The Chemistry of Ecology
Commentary: The Path To Peace
Children. . . and Ourselves: Education At Home
Frontiers: Transforming A Man-Made Moonscape

No. 4 January 22

Lead Article: How To Be Sensible
Review: A Great Transformation
Commentary: Matters of Words
Children. . . and Ourselves: A Life of Gandhi
Frontiers: On Changing Habits

No. 5 January 29

Lead Article: The Secret of Success
Review: A Life of Inquiry
Commentary: Several Leaders
Children. . . and Ourselves: An Alternative Philosophy
Frontiers: Leadership – One of The Mysteries

No. 6 February 5

Lead Article: The Sources of Morality
Review: Through A Woman's Eyes
Commentary: Seeing The Unity
Children. . . and Ourselves: Some Communications
Frontiers: The Word of Architectural Form

No. 7 February 12

Lead Article: The Real Problem
Review: A Mind That Loved The Land
Commentary: Where Decisions Count
Children. . . and Ourselves: The Greatest Obstacle
Frontiers: Toward Bioregions

No. 8 February 19

Lead Article: Who And What We Are
Review: Helping. . . Hereticking
Commentary: The Dictate of Reason
Children. . . and Ourselves: A Destructive System
Frontiers: How To Commemorate Orwell

No. 9 February 26

Lead Article: The Essayist's Power
Review: Adventure In Botany
Commentary: The Role of Humans
Children. . . and Ourselves: Difficult But Important
Frontiers: Articulate Protest

No. 10 March 5

Lead Article: Two Prophets
Review: Recovery And Discovery
Commentary: Sub Specie Aeternitatis
Children. . . and Ourselves: Unexpected Truths
Frontiers: The Culture of Agriculture

No. 11 March 12

Lead Article: Morality Is Practical
Review: Three Books
Commentary: A Living Process
Children. . . and Ourselves: The Gifted And Talented
Frontiers: A Striking Contrast

No. 12 March 19

Lead Article: The Role of Imagination
Review: Our Circle of Compassion
Commentary: Human Evolution
Children. . . and Ourselves: On Schooling And Teaching
Frontiers: An Honest Partisan

No. 13 March 26

Lead Article: An Ancient Question
Review: Keys To Health
Commentary: A Raft of Questions
Children. . . and Ourselves: Religion Versus Creeds
Frontiers: A Few Pioneers

No. 14 April 2

Lead Article: The Lost Dignity of Man
Review: Tales of The Past
Commentary: Various Captivities
Children. . . and Ourselves: What A Fashion Neglects
Frontiers: A Perverse Metaphor

No. 15 April 9

Lead Article: The Writers
Review: Bioregionalism
Commentary: The Power of Change
Children. . . and Ourselves: Population . . . Home
Frontiers: The Trees of Arizona

No. 16 April 16

Lead Article: The Need For Heroes
Review: Extra-Sensory Perception
Commentary: African Disaster
Children. . . and Ourselves: A Youth Program That Works
Frontiers: News From England

No. 17 April 23

Lead Article: How Opinions Are Formed
Review: Artless Art
Commentary: More Musings
Children. . . and Ourselves: Musings
Frontiers: Ways of Teaching

No. 18 April 30

Lead Article: The Building of Faith
Review: "The Other Medicines"
Commentary: The Tasks Before Us
Children. . . and Ourselves: One-To-One Teaching
Frontiers: Tropical Farming Project

No. 19 May 7

Lead Article: Levels of Discourse
Review: Seeing India By Car
Commentary: A Task Before Us?
Children. . . and Ourselves: Learning From Japan
Frontiers: Chemical Disasters

No. 20 May 14

Lead Article: An Outgrown Institution
Review: Ways of Thinking About History
Commentary: An Editorial Opinion
Children. . . and Ourselves: Hungry Children of The World
Frontiers: Unpleasant Realities

No. 21 May 21

Lead Article: The Vision of Kropotkin
Review: A Number of Books
Commentary: Proposed: An Act of Faith
Children. . . and Ourselves: Homestead Schooling
Frontiers: Values Generate The Right Technology

No. 22 May 28

Lead Article: Our Uncertain Identity
Review: The Distractions of Imagery
Commentary: The Lesson of An Issue
Children. . . and Ourselves: An Almost Futile Inquiry
Frontiers: The Uses of "Truth"

No. 23 June 4

Lead Article: The Expanse of Nature
Review: Leader, Hero, Martyr
Commentary: A Transformation
Children. . . and Ourselves: Words And Fashions
Frontiers: The Peacemakers

No. 24 June 11

Lead Article: Heroes – Known And Unknown
Review: Two Books
Commentary: What Is Good For The World
Children. . . and Ourselves: Left Out of Peace Studies
Frontiers: Some Recent Reports

No. 25 June 18

Lead Article: How Differences Arise
Review: Politics . . . And Other Things
Commentary: Act of Brotherhood
Children. . . and Ourselves: Finishing The Sentence
Frontiers: On Peace Education – Two People

No. 26 June 25

Lead Article: Some Large Questions
Review: World Water Supply
Commentary: The Main Theme
Children. . . and Ourselves: On Unused Capacities
Frontiers: Non-Violence In South Africa

No. 27-36 September 3

Lead Article: An Intellectual Development?
Review: A Good Book, A Very Good One!
Commentary: Ways of Learning
Children. . . and Ourselves: On Paul Goodman
Frontiers: A View of Nicaragua

No. 37 September 10

Lead Article: Extinction Or Renewal?
Review: A Nation Anniversary
Commentary: Opportunity In Costa Rica
Children. . . and Ourselves: Science And The Humanities
Frontiers: The Gandhian Solution

No. 38 September 17

Lead Article: On Books Worth Rereading
Review: William Godwin
Commentary: Reasons For Rereading
Children. . . and Ourselves: Future Problems
Frontiers: Trees And Tropical Fish

No. 39 September 24

Lead Article: The Lost Joy of Life
Review: The Experience of Dying
Commentary: On Recognizing Alternatives
Children. . . and Ourselves: Unwelcome News
Frontiers: The Real Agricultural Problem

No. 40 October 1

Lead Article: The Obligations of Consciousness
Review: Thinking Versus Calculation
Commentary: What Responsibility Teaches
Children. . . and Ourselves: How To Write
Frontiers: Continuing Protest

No. 41 October 8

Lead Article: The Hazards of Transition
Review: The Making of A Conservationist
Commentary: Nothing Important Has Changed
Children. . . and Ourselves: What We Ought To Do
Frontiers: A Grim Analysis

No. 42 October 15

Lead Article: The Dark Side of Human Nature
Review: The Heart of Philosophy
Commentary: The Wisdom of Schumacher
Children. . . and Ourselves
Frontiers: How The Amish Do It

No. 43 October 22

Lead Article: Violence, Violation, Non-Violence
Review: Gandhi's Successors
Commentary: Essential Questions
Children. . . and Ourselves: The Thinking of A. H. Maslow
Frontiers: The Causes of Worldwide Hunger

No. 44 October 29

Lead Article: Contrasting World Views
Review: The Choice Upon Us
Commentary: In The Ozarks
Children. . . and Ourselves: Words As Weapons
Frontiers: Milton Mayer's Legacy

No. 45 November 5

Lead Article: A Difficult Subject
Review: A Splendid Preface
Commentary: Issues of Authority
Children. . . and Ourselves: Miracle In Appalachia
Frontiers: How It Happens

No. 46 November 12

Lead Article: The Meaning of Philosophy
Review: Gardening For Health And Enjoyment
Commentary: The Children Are At Risk
Children. . . and Ourselves: The World of Dreams
Frontiers: Earth Ethics

No. 47 November 19

Lead Article: Questions Lacking Certain Answers
Review: A Cultural Puzzle
Commentary: In The Mail
Children. . . and Ourselves: Anecdote Versus Statistics
Frontiers: The Errors of Industrialism

No. 48 November 26

Lead Article: The Health of The State
Review: Some Actual Peacemakers
Commentary: An English Project
Children. . . and Ourselves: Reading For The Young
Frontiers: Useful Health Information

No. 49 December 3

Lead Article: Old, Unanswered Questions
Review: Eatable Desert Plants
Commentary: Reality Versus Romance
Children. . . and Ourselves: A Radical Proposal
Frontiers: Shadow And Light

No. 50 December 10

Lead Article: Rediscovering The Lost Vision
Review: The Uses of Earth
Commentary: Sanctuary
Children. . . and Ourselves: Emasculating Language
Frontiers: Not Learning From History

No. 51 December 17

Lead Article: Road In The Wilderness
Review: The Living Aspect of History
Commentary: News From The Far East
Children. . . and Ourselves: Cooperation Versus
Frontiers: The Decline In Malaysia

No. 52 December 24

Lead Article: Outgrowing The War
Review: The Promethean Role
Commentary: "Why Be Good?"
Children. . . and Ourselves: Some Improbable Heroes
Frontiers: A Difficult Subject

No. 53 December 31

Lead Article: The Missing Element In Our Culture
Review: Overcoming Delusive Habits
Commentary: A Knack With The Earth
Children. . . and Ourselves: Miscellany
Frontiers: Who Are The Civilized?