2012 by Daniel Pinchbeck
The Return of Quetzalcoatl

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The acclaimed metaphysical epic that binds together the cosmological phenomena of our time, ranging from crop circles to quantum theory to the resurgence of psychedelic drugs, to support the contention of the Mayan calendar that the year 2012 portends a global shift-in consciousness, culture, and way of living-of unprecedented consequence.Read Daniel Pinchbeck's posts on the Penguin Blog


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DANIEL PINCHBECK is a founding editor of Open City, and he has written for such publications as Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and The Village Voice, where sections of his book have previously appeared.From the Hardcover edition.
Published May 4, 2006 by Tarcher. 416 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Political & Social Sciences, History, Business & Economics, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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Enlarge This Image Dustin Lindblad The film, directed by João Amorim, spends much of its first third looking like a cable TV scare-u-mentary on Nostradamus, using images of destructive waves and such to illustrate the prediction — the Mayans foresaw it all — that 2012 will bring catacl...

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Son of painter Peter Pinchbeck and memoirist Joyce Johnson, known for her girlhood affair with Jack Kerouac, Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of one previous book, (Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism), founder of the website Reality Sandwich and t...

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Film documentary presents a sanguine alternative to apocalyptic 'end of the world' scenarios drawn up for 2012, the year of the Mayan prophecy

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Excellent cartoon segs aside, the pic sports one for-the-books visual grace note: a simple cut from yoga-class stretching to a big cat luxuriantly extending its loins in the wild.Camera (color, HD to Blu-Ray), Felipe Reinheimer, Amorim;

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