The Edge - Winter 2014 | Evolutionary Leaders: In Service to Conscious EvolutionGregg Braden and Bruce Lipton address "Creating Resilience in a Time of Extremes" at event hosted by the UN Interagency Task Force on Engaging with FBOs for Development and the Interagency Framework Team on Preventive Action The Evolutionary Leaders followed up on their June gathering at the United Nations with an Evolutionary Round Table on October 29, 2013. Bruce Lipton and Gregg Braden are both distinguished scientists, best-selling authors and Evolutionary Leaders. They joined with esteemed members of the United Nations community to offer new perspectives on science and society that can radically shift our approach to the challenges facing our world today. Gay Rosenblum-Kumar hosted the event as part of a series of "brown bag lunches" by the Interagency Framework Team on Preventive Action on innovative approaches to issues facing UN staff members in their work at headquarters and around the world. Gregg stressed that climate change will bring about unprecedented change. Featured Quote
Ray Kurzweil: The Exponential MindThe inventor, scientist, author, futurist and director of engineering at Google aims to help mankind devise a better world by keeping tabs on technology, consumer behavior and more. Ray Kurzweil is not big on small talk. At 3:30 on a glorious early summer afternoon, the kind that inspires idle daydreams, he strides into a glass-walled, fifth-floor conference room overlooking the leafy tech town of Waltham, Mass. Lowering himself into a chair, he looks at his watch and says, “How much time do you need?” It doesn’t quite qualify as rude. He’s got a plane to catch this evening, and he’s running nearly two hours behind schedule. “If you spend enough time with him, you’ll see that there’s very little waste in his day,” says director Barry Ptolemy, who tailed Kurzweil for more than two years while filming the documentary Transcendent Man. It would appear the 66-year-old maverick has operated this way since birth. The man has been hustling since he learned how to tie his shoes. Why?