Every parent should read this book ten times over, study it, challenge it, and watch the whole world transform itself. -- Peter Kline, author of Why America's Children Can't Think
Invites us to reconsider basic assumptions about learning, teaching, and being with children. Rare synthesis of visionary thinking and practicality. -- Rahima Baldwin Dancy, author of You Are Your Child's First Teacher
Redefines adult-child relationship as transformative practice as powerful as found in any monastery, martial art or athletic training camp. -- Michael Murphy, author of In the Zone, Golf in the Kingdom, Future of the Body
About the Author
has for two decades been a documentary filmmaker, and is the founder of Touch the Future
, a nonprofit learning design center. He builds bridges of understanding between the visionary educational and research community and adults who are mentoring the future of humanity - parents, childcare providers, coaches and teachers. Michael has been inspired by and worked closely with David Bohm, J. Krishnamurti, Ashley Montagu, and his close friend Joseph Chilton Pearce.
Joseph Chilton Pearce is respected internationally for his visionary understanding of child and human development. He is the author of Crack in the Cosmic Egg, Magical Child, Magical Child Matures, Bond of Power, Evolution's End, and most recently The Biology of Transcendence. His lifelong passion has been understanding and describing our 'amazing capacities and self inflicted limitations.' His vision of the Magical Child and of our transcendent nature continues to inspire audiences around the world.