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Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse

Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse

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

David Jay Brown

St. Martin's Press



In his latest interview collection, David Jay Brown has once again gathered some of the most interesting minds of today to consider the future of the human race, the mystery of consciousness, the evolution of technology, psychic phenomena, and more. The book includes conversations with celebrated visionaries and inspirational figures such as Ram Dass, Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra, and George Carlin. Part scientific exploration, part philosophical speculation, and part intellectual rollercoaster, the free-form discussions are original and captivating, and offer surprising revelations. Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalpyse is a new look into the minds of some of our groundbreaking leaders and is the perfect gift for science fiction and philosophy fans alike.


Praise for Conversations on the Edge of the Apocalypse

“This is a great collection of interviews!” —R.U. Sirius, Editor, Mondo 2000, coauthor of Counterculture Through the Ages

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

“Once again David J. Brown has assembled some of the most interesting minds in our culture to comment on some of the most interesting topics we can speculate about. 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 one 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

“This is a fine collection of original thinkers, an important national resource. Everyone who wants to stay current with information from the outer perimeters of consciousness exploration should read it.” —Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead

“A provocative collection indeed!” —Marilyn Ferguson, author of The Aquarian Conspiracy and publisher of Brain-Mind

“...a winner. It's got punch, rhythm, verve...brilliantly conceived and executed, forming perhaps the best possible connection of the past thirty-five years of cultural transformation. It opens the road to the starmakers--to all who intellegently dare.” —John Allen, Co-Founder and Director of Biosphere 2

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About the author

David Jay Brown

David Jay Brown is the coauthor of two volumes of interviews with leading-edge thinkers-Mavericks of the Mind and Voices from the Edge. He is the author of two science fiction novels, Brainchild and Virus.

David Jay Brown

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St. Martin's Press

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