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"A wonderful book, masterfully balancing ecological doom with spiritual renaissance."
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In this book, visionary scientist Peter Russell updates his classic manifesto for awakening to the mounting planetary crisis—even while deepening our connection to inner tranquility. Amid fears of ecological catastrophe and political chaos, this book stands out for its message of sanity and hope.
WINNER: Ben Franklin Award, 1999; Independent Publishers Award, 1999
Peter Russell, the widely acclaimed author of the bestseller The Global Brain and other pioneering works, earned degrees in theoretical physics and psychology at the Cambridge University in England, where he studied for a time under Stephen Hawking. His subsequent journey to India led to a lifetime exploration of meditation, Eastern philosophy, and the nature of consciousness. Peter Russell was one of the first to introduce personal development programs to corporations in the 1970s. Among Russell’s many other books are the bestselling The TM Technique, The Brain Book,and From Science to God. A world-renowned futurist and scientific visionary, Russell has been a keynote speaker at many conferences worldwide, and is frequently interviewed on radio and television.
"Absolutely brilliant. Like Marx and Freud, but with more wisdom than either of them.”
"A wake-up call. Peter Russell calls upon his specialized knowledge in physics and spiritual disciplines, as well as a keen political sense, to bring us face to face with the present moment."
“The principal spiritual challenge of our moment is the transformation of our immense power into a new planetary wisdom. . . . For anyone interested in participating in this task there is simply no better place to begin than Peter Russell's Waking Up in Time.”
“A unique and perceptive analysis of the global crisis at its most powerful levels. The prescriptions it offers are hopeful and inspirational.”
“Brings the message we need to wake up in time . . . from one of the most evolved minds of our time.”
“Peter Russell's ideas are music to my ears. A physicist who meditates. Peter has made the journey 'Out and In.' He adds quality to the quantity.”
Table of Contents
Acceleration — The Quickening Pace
Crisis — Sounding the Alarm
Dehypnosis — Breaking the Trance
Challenge — Crisis as Opportunity
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