George Monbiot and Caroline Lucas both gave talks at the Ways With Words Festival at Dartington Hall. George Monbiot was promoting his new campaign Rewilding Britain. Whilst Caroline Lucas talked about the ridiculous antics of parliament described in her new book Honourable Friends?: Parliament and the Fight for Change.
In an interview with Emma Goude from Green Lane Films, George Monbiot talked about the importance of living a life of meaning and purpose. He mentioned the joy of connecting with the natural world and also how seeking enlightenment is necessary for wellbeing.
Caroline Lucas talked about the importance of wellbeing as a lens through which to view public policy. She thinks that wellbeing offers an alternative and more meaningful objective than that of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).