Daniel J. Levitin's astounding debut bestseller, This Is Your Brain on Music, enthralled and delighted readers as it transformed our understanding of how music gets in our heads and stays there. Now in his second New York Times bestseller, his genius for combining science and art reveals how music shaped humanity across cultures and throughout history.
This engaging book, the fruit of the Institute of Noetic Sciences' ongoing investigation into the power and potential of human consciousness, brings what we know about achieving personal transformation off the mountain top, down from the ivory tower, out of the laboratory, and into your hands. Groundbreaking insights were gleaned from representatives of many major world religions including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Native American cosmology, and contemporary forms of spirituality, and are complemented by the latest discoveries from science.
A remarkable and timely book that explores mankind's movement toward a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we live in. In Global Shift author Edmund J. Bourne describes a fundamental shift in mankind's way of viewing the world. This shift, over three decades in the making, is defined by the overthrow of the dominant materialistic, separatist worldview and the growth of humanitarianism and spirituality. According to Bourne this shift will revolutionize global interactions and how we conduct our everyday lives.
Is society doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past, or can we break our addiction to old beliefs and patterns? A new guiding mythos is possible, says Kelly, informed by civic engagement and deep reprogramming.
A new generation of social activists is emerging, seeking to embody the change they wish to see at a time when everything is at stake.
Thirty-five years ago Edgar Mitchell walked on the moon. Two years later he founded a research institute, IONS. This profile pays homage to the legacy of a man who is still exploring.
The president of IONS applauds the emergence of a vision of global peace but cautions that there is still much work to be done.