Joseph Chilton Pearce
Joseph Chilton Pearce, (January 14, 1926 - August 23, 2016), is the author of many books, including Crack In The Cosmic Egg, a national best seller Magical Child, Evolution's End, The Biology of Transcendence, The Death of Religion and Rebirth of Spirit and most recently The Heart-Mind Matrix: How The Heart Can Teach The Mind News Ways To Think. For over thirty years Joe has written and lectured internationally on human development and the changing needs of children. Doing so Joe has pushed the boundaries of human development far beyond mechanistic models. His quest: to understand our ‘amazing capacities and self-inflicted limitations.’ We are the body and more. We are emotions and more. We are mind and more. Pearce weaves this miraculous tapestry into integrated wholeness.
Joe is a former faculty member on child development at the Jung Institute in Switzerland. He spoke on the new paradigm of human development at the seventh annual Transpersonal Psychology conference in India. Oxford University invited Joe to present the impact current obstetrical practices are having on the development of child intelligence. The Canadian Government sponsored a workshop with Native Americans on the prevention of violence and substance abuse. Sony Corporation sponsored a seventeen day lecture series on the future of education in Japan. He addressed Hawaii's crime prevention commission on the current causes of crime and violence. The State of Louisiana sponsored an address on the crisis facing the American family. Three different departments at Harvard University, the University of California and Stanford University have each sponsored educational conferences featuring his work. The Governor of California invited Joe to address two special legislative planning sessions on the challenges facing children and families. Last year at Columbia University he addressed special conference on education in the 21st century. He recently completed The Biology of Transcendence, and Death of Religion and Rebirth of Spirit, which explores the biological foundation for what we think of as "spiritual" development. He also co-authored Magical Parent - Magical Child, with Michael Mendizza.
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