Chapter 1: The Evolution of the Afterlife Chapter 2: Speculations on the City and the Evolution of Consciousness Chapter 3: Literary and Archetypal Mathematical Mentalities in the Evolution of Culture Chapter 4: The Borg Or Borges? Reflections on 'machine consciousness' Chapter 5: We Become What We Hate. Reflections on 9/11 for planetary culture and the global war against terrorism Afterword: Reflections on the Invasion of Iraq
William Irwin Thompson is a poet and cultural historian and has written nearly twenty books. He took his doctorate at Cornell University (1966) and has taught at Cornell, MIT, and York University in toronto. In 1972 he founded the Lindisfarne Association and served as its Director until 1997.
"Profound and delightfully provocative." Network review. 'A erudite and stimulating collection'. Network review (summer 2008)