Global Brain: The Awakening Earth in a New Century
Author: Peter Russell (Author)
'Selling more than 100,000 copies and translated into ten languages, The Global Brain has won acclaim from forward thinkers worldwide'.-- Living Lightly Magazine, Winter 2007'It is important that we gain a stronger sense of being able to choose our future rather than stumble into it. We have been set an evolutionary exam and have here a textbook which we as students can study.'-- David Lorimer, Scientific and Medical Network Review, Winter 2007'One of those rare books that send a tingle down the spine.'-- New Internationalist'It ranks with the best of Fritjof Capra and Lyall Watson as part of a trend in communicating ideas about mankinds inner self and our relation to the physical world; it is very well written, and it deserves to be a best seller.'-- New Scientist'A clear and exciting survey of some of the most important ideas in the world at the moment.'-- Colin Wilson'I picked up this book expecting to scoff all the way to the last page and ended up with a tremendous sense of optimism for the human race. The book as a whole has had a positive effect on my view of the future of mankind. I hope it does the same for all other readers.'-- Catholic Herald'To a world badly in need if new visions and realistic optimism, Peter Russell offers a bold hypothesis. His thesis is bound to be the subject of much discussion in the trying years ahead.'-- Willis Harman, Institute of Noetic Sciences'I am thrilled at the attempt to think on this holistic scale. Peter Russell brings together scientific knowledge and the holistic vision of the spiritual nature of the Universe and Man.'-- Sir George Trevelyan'A fascinating vision of how the information revolution is shifting consciousness. A much needed, optimistic perspective on humanity's future.'-- Ted Turner'A fascinating read.'-- Yoga Scotland Magazine, January 2008
About the Author
Peter Russell studied physics and psychology, followed by a masters in computer science, at the University of Cambridge. After travelling to India to study eastern philosophy, he researched the psychology of meditation and has since focused on the development of human consciousness. He has spoken at conferences around the world and is the author of several books, including The TM Technique, The Upanishads, The Brain Book, The Creative Manager, The Consciousness Revolution, Waking Up in Time, and From Science to God. He lives in London and California.