Chaos, Gaia, Eros: A Chaos Pioneer Uncovers the Three Great Streams of History
Chaos pioneer Ralph Abraham traces the history of consciousness through a rediscovery of three driving forces, chaos, gaia, and eros--the mind, body, and spirit of evolution. With startling originality and clarity of vision, Abraham employs photographs, timelines, charts, and an engaging format to sweep the reader along on a wild ride through the whole of history--blowing the doors off existing modes of thought.
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