New World New Mind

Robert Ornstein and Paul Ehrlich


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Robert Ornstein and Paul Ehrlich

Robert Ornstein is the author of more than twenty books on the brain, mind and consciousness. He founded the Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge to disseminate information and insights from psychology and other disciplines about who we are and how our minds work, so that we may be more conscious in shaping the future. Paul R. Ehrlich is the Bing Professor Emeritus of Population Studies of the Department of Biology of Stanford University and president of Stanford’s Center for Conservation Biology.

New World New Mind

Robert Ornstein and Paul Ehrlich

ISBN: 978-1-949358-95-7

LIST PRICE:  $17.99

PUB DATE:   2018


ISBN:  978-1-948013-00-0

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PUB DATE:   2012

“If we don’t act on this information, our grandchildren may never forgive us.”

—Dan Goleman, New York Times

There is no longer sufficient time to rely on the normal pace of cultural evolution to deal with today’s dilemmas…

Human beings have always been the most adaptable creatures on the planet, and they should be able to chart a new course for themselves. Some of that charting is already being done. The old mind today is being challenged and changed by many scattered efforts. Can we bring these efforts together to produce a large-scale program for a rapid “change-of-mind”? We know what the problem is. The “solution” is not simple—to generate the social and political will to move a program of conscious evolution to the top of the human agenda.

“It’s a rare book that changes people’s lives, rarer still a book that changes the world. In New World New Mind, Robert Ornstein and Paul Ehrlich not only have the audacity to attempt both things, but they offer just enough visionary thinking and nuts and bolts research to carry it off.”

—San Francisco Chronicle