The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition

Soul and Cosmos: The Physics and Metaphysics of the Stars and Planets

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Bernadette Mayer
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Ever since Homo sapiens first looked up at the stars, we as a species have been looking for meaning in the mysteries of the night sky. Over the millennia, as our knowledge, science, and technology developed, the stories we told ourselves about the universe and our place in it developed as...

Available September 30, 2014

Second Wave Spirituality

Passion for Peace, Passion for Justice

Written by Chris Saade, Foreword by Andrew Harvey
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In his work as a spiritual teacher interacting with seekers and activists from around the world, Chris Saade has witnessed a remarkable recent phenomenon: an emerging wave of spirituality that is socially and globally engaged in the pursuit of justice, earth care, and solidarity. Saade calls this movement "second wave spirituality,"...

Welcome to Mars

Politics, Pop Culture, and Weird Science in 1950s America

Written by Ken Hollings, Foreword by Erik Davis
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Welcome to Mars is a captivating look at the culture of postwar America and its dream of limitless technological and human development. Utilizing declassified government archives, newspaper records, ad campaigns, and B-movies of the period, Hollings weaves an intricate web of Cold War politics, UFO scares, psychedelic research, and 1950s pop...

Unfinished Agenda

Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power

Written by Junius Williams, Foreword by Tom Hayden
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Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street...

Manifesting Minds

A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality

Edited by Rick Doblin, Ph.D. and Brad Burge, Contribution by Albert Hoffman, Ram Dass and Sasha Shulgin
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Featuring essays and interviews with Timothy Leary, Aldous Huxley, Ram Dass, Albert Hofmann, Alexander (Sasha) Shulgin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Tim Robbins, Arne Naess, and electronic musician Simon Posford, as well as groundbreaking research and personal accounts, this one-of-a-kind anthology is a "best of" collection of articles and essays published by the Multidisciplinary...

A Visionary Madness

The Case of James Tilly Matthews and the Influencing Machine

Written by Mike Jay, Foreword by Oliver Sacks
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Confined in Bedlam in 1797 as an incurable lunatic, James Tilly Matthews is one of the most bizarre case studies in the annals of psychiatry. Often cited as the first thorough case study of what we would today call paranoid schizophrenia, Matthews drew intricate diagrams of the "influencing machine" that he...

Collapsing Consciously

Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times

Written by Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., Foreword by John Michael Greer
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A collection of probing essays and weekly meditations, this book addresses how to prepare emotionally and spiritually for the impending collapse of industrial civilization. Author Carolyn Baker offers wisdom, inspiration, and a sense of spiritual purpose for anyone who is concerned about the daunting future humankind has created.

The author's introduction to Collapsing...

The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of...

Rainforest Medicine

Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon

Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger, Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje, Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck
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Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland...

Occupy Spirituality

A Radical Vision for a New Generation

Written by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox, Afterword by Lama Surya Das, Foreword by Mona Eltahawy and Andrew Harvey
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Named one of the Fifty Best Spiritual Books of 2013 by SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE in the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall Street movement and protest movements around the world are evidence of a new era of intergenerational activists seeking deeper spiritual meaning in their quest for peace and justice.

This book is a...

Integrated Activism

Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress

Written by Alexis Zeigler
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How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice—and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.

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Entheogens and the Development of Culture

The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience

Edited by John A. Rush
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Entheogens and the Development of Culture makes the radical proposition that mind-altering substances have played a major part not only in cultural development but also in human brain development. Researchers suggest that we have purposely enhanced receptor sites in the brain, especially those for dopamine and serotonin, through the use of...

The Ascent of Humanity

Civilization and the Human Sense of Self

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this landmark book, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, religion, money...

The Ascent of Humanity

Civilization and the Human Sense of Self

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this limited hardcover edition of Eisenstein's landmark book, he argues that our disconnection from one another and the natural world has mislaid the foundations of science...

Dark Pool of Light, Volume Three

The Crisis and Future of Consciousness

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Zia Inayat Khan and Curtis McCosco
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In books like Embyogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his three-volume series of books discussing...

Dark Pool of Light, Volume One

The Neuroscience, Evolution, and Ontology of Consciousness

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert
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In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his latest creation, Grossinger weaves neuroscience-based...

Empowering Public Wisdom

A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics

Written by Tom Atlee
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Lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative ways to distill the wisdom of ordinary people in order to better guide public policy. In Empowering Public Wisdom, Atlee recognizes currently popular forms of progressive democracy advocates, such as citizen participation and voter education, but suggests that what is really needed is a re-thinking of the...

The Media Ecosystem

What Ecology Can Teach Us about Responsible Media Practice

Written by Antonio Lopez
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In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media—and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers...

All the World an Icon

Henry Corbin and the Angelic Function of Beings

Written by Tom Cheetham
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All the World an Icon is the fourth book in an informal "quartet" of works by Tom Cheetham on the spirituality of Henry Corbin, a major twentieth-century scholar of Sufism and colleague of C. G. Jung, whose influence on contemporary religion and the humanities is beginning to become clear. Cheetham's books...

Connecting to Our Ancestral Past

Healing through Family Constellations, Ceremony, and Ritual

Written by Francesca Mason Boring
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Connecting to Our Ancestral Past is a pragmatic, spiritual journey that introduces a variety of specific rituals and conversations in connection with Constellations work, an experiential process that explores one's history and powerful events of the past in order to understand and resolve problems of the present. Constellations facilitator and author...

The Open-Source Everything Manifesto

Transparency, Truth, and Trust

Written by Robert David Steele, Foreword by Howard Bloom
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What the world lacks right now—especially the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense of decision-support: knowing what one needs to know in order to make honest decisions for the...

Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde

1942 - 1962

Written by Ellen Pearlman
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In America in the late 1950s and early 60s, the world—and life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on “enlightenment at any moment” and living in the now. Simultaneously and independently, parallel movements were occurring in Japan, as artists there, too, strove to break down artistic boundaries...

Wondrous Child

The Joys and Challenges of Grandparenting

Edited by Lindy Hough, Foreword by Jane Isay
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A Santa Cruz postpartum doula, a New Hampshire flute-maker, a Zen teacher, a dance therapist, a Sri Lankan film director—these are a few of the grandparents who share their stories in this bracing collection. The essays cover a wide range of experiences as they examine the marrow of this often undervalued...

Embracing Israel/Palestine

A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East

Written by Michael Lerner
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A major modern conundrum is how the Arab/Israel conflict remains unresolved and, seemingly, unresolvable. In this inspirational book, Rabbi Michael Lerner suggests that a change in consciousness is crucial. With clarity and honesty, he examines how the mutual demonization and discounting of each sides’ legitimate needs drive the debate, and he points...

What Comes After Money?

Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community

Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan, Contribution by Charles Eisenstein and Peter Lamborn Wilson
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Most people believe that money is organic and inevitable; we forget that money is just a tool created to perform certain functions. But just as computer programmers drop out-of date tools and pick up better ones as soon as they become available, we might switch from bank-financed currency to a more equitable...

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