H. G. Wells and Olaf StapledonwithThomas Lombardo

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Thomas Lombardo, PhD, is director of the Center for Future Consciousness in Glendale, Arizona. He is author of Future Consciousness: The Path To Purposeful Evolution; The Evolution of Future Consciousness; Wisdom, Consciousness, and the Future; and Mind Flight: A Journey Into The Future. He is also writing a four volume series, titled Science Fiction: The Evolutionary Mythology of the Future. The first volume will be published in 2018.

Here he shares his passion for two of the all-time greatest science fiction writers. H.G. Wells is thought to be the father of modern science fiction. His classic books include The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, and The Invisible Man. He was also a scholar whose best-selling book is The Outline of History. Olaf Stapledon was educated as a philosopher. His classic books, First And Last Men and The Star Maker — are visionary and cosmic in their perspective.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is a past vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology; and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that Association for his contributions to the field of human consciousness exploration.

(Recorded on November 1, 2017)

Published on March 11, 2018


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