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Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse : Contemplating the Future with Noam Chomsky, George Carlin, Deepak Chopra, Rupert Sheldrake, and Others - David Jay Brown

Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse

Contemplating the Future with Noam Chomsky, George Carlin, Deepak Chopra, Rupert Sheldrake, and Others

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Published: 1st May 2005
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Conversations on the Edge of Apocalypse is a collection of interviews with some of the leading thinkers of our time about the future of the human race, and the mystery of consciousness, from scientific, philosophical and spiritual perspectives. It explores such topics as the future evolution of technology and consciousness, the relationship between science and religion, ecology and human values, altered states of consciousness, the possibility of intelligent extraterrestrial life, psychic phenomena, life after death, and the fate of the human race. Included are contributions from Noam Chomsky,Deepak Chopra, George Carlin, Ram Dass and Rupert Sheldrake. Part scientific exploration and part philosophical speculation, Conversations on the Edge of Apocalypse is a valuable and entertaining resource for our species' survival.

'Once again David Jay Brown has assembled some of the most interesting minds in our culture to comment on some of the most interesting topics we can dream of. Every interview offers a fascinating look at our universe and the unique mind of the interviewee.' - Jeremy P. Tarcher, Publisher, Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. 'As an interviewer, David Jay Brown has an unusual talent for teasing out unexpected hunches, intuitions, and insights from some of the most brilliant people on the planet. This exciting book is the nearest thing to a crystal ball in which we can view the future of humanity through the eyes of the foremost personalities that are shaping that future.' - Nick Herbert, Author of Quantum Reality, Faster Than Light, and Elemental Mind 'Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse could not be more timely. These interviews of visionary thinkers, and the provocative interactions between those people interviewed, provide diverse road maps for navigating our way through an era of terror, conflict, and incipient disaster. Readers who are interested in novel paradigms, especially worldviews that will help humanity survive and even prosper, will find David Jay Brown's book a source of delight, of wonder, and even of hope.' - Stanley Krippner, PhD, co-author of Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them; Co-editor of Varieties of Anomalous Experience

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Interviews
Chemistry and the Mind Fieldp. 17
Language, Politics, and Propagandap. 33
Molecules of Mind and Bodyp. 41
From Outer Space to Inner Space and Beyondp. 55
Experiments That Could Change the Worldp. 65
Science and Psychic Phenomenap. 79
Alien Encounter Therapyp. 91
Designing Higher Intelligencep. 105
Robots and Children of the Mindp. 121
Strange Brains and Mathematical Gamesp. 137
Future Cultures and Subculturesp. 155
Bio-Media Theoryp. 167
Quantum Sociology and Neuropoliticsp. 179
Napalm, Silly Putty, and Human Naturep. 187
Realist and Surrealistp. 203
Raising the IQ of the Global Brainp. 209
Quantum Spiritualityp. 221
Here, Now, and Tomorrowp. 227
Medical Freedom and Cannabis Consciousnessp. 233
Magic, Magick, and Shamanismp. 243
Sacred Reflections and Transfigurationsp. 255
Glossaryp. 263
Internet Resourcesp. 269
About the Authorp. 271
Photo Creditsp. 273
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ISBN: 9781403965325
ISBN-10: 1403965323
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st May 2005
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1