Over at Reality Sandwich they take a quick look at a new book, Toltec I Ching, book that analyzes the I Ching along side the American “Long Count” cultures that end in 2012. Geez, 2012 seems to be very where these days – but this book deserves an extra look. I don’t think it is claiming any divine prophecy.
Posts Tagged ‘2012’
Now here is an interesting and strange look at the 2012 phenomenon. 2012 and the Anti-Christ? Judge for yourself: Christ & the Maya Calendar: 2012 & the Coming of the Antichrist.
The magnetic field that protects the earth from solar radiation is leaking. Of course this waning of the magnetosphere coincides with the rising tide of solar sun spot activity that NASA predicts to peak in 2012. Wait, 2012? Haven’t I heard that year mentioned before?
Daniel Pinchbeck talks about Reality Sandwich’s upcoming anthology Toward 2012: Perspectives on the Next Age.
Here’s what the cover jacket says about the book:
“This fresh and thought-provoking anthology draws together some of today’s most celebrated visionaries, thinkers, and pioneers in the field of evolving consciousness— exploring topics from shamanism to urban homesteading, the legacy of Carlos Castaneda to Mayan predictions for the year 2012, and new paths in direct political action and human sexuality.
Toward 2012 highlights some of the most challenging, intelligent pieces published on the acclaimed website Reality Sandwich. It is coedited by Daniel Pinchbeck, the preeminent voice on 2012, and online pioneer Ken Jordan, and features original works from Stanislav Grof, John Major Jenkins, and Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky); interviews with Abbie Hoffman and artist Alex Grey; and a new introduction by Pinchbeck.
Here are ideas that trace the arc of our evolution in consciousness, lifestyles, and communities as we draw closer to a moment in time that portends ways of living that are different from anything we have expected or experienced.”