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Deep Truth – 1st Edition, October 2011

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Introduction

1. The Institute for Public Policy Research in Britain, the Center for American Progress in the U.S., and the Australia Institute formed an independent task force of politicians, scientists, and businesspeople, co-chaired by Stephen Byers and U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, to study the issue of global warming. “Report: Global Warming Near Critical Point,” Associated Press (January 24, 2005). Retrieved from:

2. Albert Einstein, as quoted in an article, “Atomic Education Urged by Einstein,” The New York Times (May 25, 1946), and later quoted by Michael Amrine, “The Real Problem Is in the Hearts of Man,” The New York Times Magazine (June 23, 1946).

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 1: Who Are We? In Search of Ourselves

1. Michael Crichton, Sphere (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987): pp. 348–49.

2. Jonathan Sarfati, “Archbishop’s Achievement: James Ussher’s Great Work Annals of the World Is Now Available in English,” Creation Ministries International. Website:

3. Ibid.

4. Thomas Hunt Morgan, Evolution and Adaptation (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1903): p. 43.

5. Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species (Seattle: Pacific Publishing Studio, 2010): p. 236.

6. Evolution and Adaptation: p. 43.

7. University of Glasgow, “Rare Tests on Neanderthal Infant Sheds Light on Early Human Development,” ScienceDaily (April 4, 2000). Website:

8. Ibid.

9. Hillary Mayell, “Neandertals Not Our Ancestors, DNA Study Suggests,” National Geographic News (May 14, 2003). Website:

10. Yuxin Fan, Tera Newman, Elena Linardopoulou, and Barbara J. Trask, “Gene Content and Function of the Ancestral Chromosome Fusion Site in Human Chromosome 2q13-2q14.1 and Paralogous Regions,” Genome Research, vol. 12 (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2002): pp. 1663–72. Website:

11. J. W. IJdo, A. Baldini, D.C. Ward, S.T. Reeders, and R.A. Wells, “Origin of Human Chromosome 2: An Ancestral Telomere-telomere Fusion,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 88, no. 20 (October 15, 1991): pp. 9051–5.

12. “Gene Content and Function of the Ancestral Chromosome Fusion Site in Human Chromosome 2q13-2q14.1 and Paralogous Regions.”

13. “Origin of Human Chromosome 2: An Ancestral Telomere-telomere Fusion.”

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 2: The Deep Truth of False Assumptions: Discoveries That Change Everything

1. The Human Experience, directed by Charles Kinnane (Grassroots Films, 2011). Website:

2. Albert Einstein, The Theory of Relativity & Other Essays (New York: MJF Books, 1950): p. 53.

3. Isaac Newton, translated by Andrew Motte, Newton’s Principia: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, first American edition (New York: Daniel Adee, 1846). Retrieved from:

4. Lee Gomes, “String Theory Skeptic,” Forbes Magazine (September 21, 2009). Website:

5. James Le Fanu, “Science’s Dead End,” Prospect, issue 173 (July, 21, 2010). Website:

6. Ibid.

7. Tom Abate, “Genome Discovery Shocks Scientists,” San Francisco Chronicle (February 11, 2001). Website:

8. Ibid.

9. Frank L.H. Wolfs, “Appendix E: Introduction to the Scientific Method,” Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, New York. Website:

10. Andrew Curry, “Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple?” Smithsonian Magazine (November 2008). Website:

11. Ronald Logan, “Opening Address of the Symposium on the Humanistic Aspects of Regional Development,” Prout Journal, vol. 6, no. 3 (September 1993).

12. Michael J. Behe, “Evidence for Intelligent Design from Biochemistry.” From a speech delivered at Discovery Institute’s God & Culture Conference (August 10, 1996). Website:

13. Glen Rein and Rollin McCraty, “Structural Changes in Water and DNA Associated with New Physiologically Measurable States,” Journal of Scientific Exploration, vol. 8, no. 3 (1994): pp. 438–439.

14. E. W. Silvertooth, “Special Relativity,” Nature, vol. 322 (August 14, 1986): p. 590.

15. “Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist,” Niels Bohr, ‘Discussion with Einstein on Epistemological Problems in Atomic Physics,’ in P.A. Schilpp (ed.) (1949): p.240.

16. “On the Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether,” A. A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley, American Journal of Science, vol. 34 (1887): pp. 333–345.

17. “Special Relativity.”

18. Max Delbruck, Mind from Matter? An Essay on Evolutionary Epistemology (Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell Publishers, 1985): p. 167.

19. Peter Machamer, The Cambridge Companion to Galileo (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1998): p. 64.

20. E. O. Wilson, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (New York: Vintage Books, 1999): p. v.

21. Anastasia Lebedev, “The Man Who Saved the World Finally Recognized,” MosNews (May 21, 2004). Retrieved from:

22. Ibid.

23. The American Heritage College Dictionary, third edition (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993): p. 489.

24. Ibid: p. 1406.

25. Ibid: p. 1096.

26. Opinion voiced by Sir Martin Rees, Royal Society Research Professor at Cambridge University and quoted by Andrew Walker, “Sir Martin Rees: Prophet of Doom?” BBC News (April 25, 2003). Website:

27. George Musser, “The Climax of Humanity,” of Scientific American, special edition “Crossroads for Planet Earth” (September 2005): p. 44.

28. Ibid: p. 47.

29. Ibid: p. 47.

30. Tad Williams, To Green Angel Tower, Part 1 (New York: DAW Books, 1993): p. 771.

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 3: Living on the Edge: Surviving the Tipping Points of Change

1. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) Synthesis Report, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Compiled by 1,300 scientists in 95 countries, the report warns that the harmful consequences of environmental degradation could grow significantly worse in the next 50 years. Website:

2. George Musser, “The Climax of Humanity,” Scientific American, special edition “Crossroads for Planet Earth” (September 2005): pp. 44–7.

3. Ibid: p. 44.

4. Lindsay Patterson, “Jeffrey Sachs on Trying to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050,” EarthSky: A Clear Voice for Science (October 26, 2009). Website:

5. Jeffrey Sachs, “Can Extreme Poverty Be Eliminated,” Scientific American, special edition “Crossroads for Planet Earth” (September 2005): p. 56.

6. J. R. Petit, et al., “Climate and Atmospheric History of the Past 420,000 years from the Vostok Ice Core, Antarctica,” Nature, vol. 399, (June 3, 1999): pp. 429–36. Website:

7. Craig Idso, Keith Idso, and Sherwood B. Idso, “Ice Core Studies Prove CO2 Is Not the Powerful Climate Driver Climate Alarmists Make It Out to Be,” CO2 Science, vol. 6, no. 26 (June 2003). Website:

8. H. Fischer, M. Wahlen, J. Smith, D. Mastroianni, and B. Deck, “Ice Core Records of Atmospheric CO2 Around the Last Three Glacial Terminations,” Science, vol. 283, no. 5408 (1999): pp. 1712–14.

9. Ibid.

10. Concluding statement by Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth. Transcript at:

11. A partial list of scientists opposing the mainstream scientific assessment of global warming. Website: This list is scheduled for deletion by Wikipedia. Here’s an alternative:

12. Ibid.

13. Ibid.

14. Ibid.

15. Ibid.

16. Ibid.

17. Ibid.

18. Ibid.

19. Ibid.

20. Benito Müller, “No Trust Without Respect: Adaptation Quick Start Funding at the Cross Roads,” Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (March 2010). Website: Alternative:

21. “Lower Missouri River Ecosystem Initiative Final Report 1994–1998,” version 3, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center (December 1998). Website:

22. Ibid.

23. Emma Woollacott, “Loss of Biodiversity Could Damage World Economy, Says UN,” TG Daily (May 11, 2010): Website:

24. Niles Eldredge, “The Sixth Extinction,” Actionbioscience.Org, American Institute of Biological Sciences (June 2001): Website:

25. Ibid.

26. “News Release: Experts Warn Ecosystem Changes Will Continue to Worsen, Putting Global Development Goals at Risk,” World Resources Institute (2005). Website:

27. Porter Stansberry, “Time Is Running Out,” Stansberry’s Investment Advisory (January 2011).

28. “Kitty Williams Finally Tells Her Survivor Tale,” Institute for Holocaust Education. Website:

29. Ibid.

30. Richard C. Cook, “It’s Official: The Crash of the U.S. Economy Has Begun,” Center for Research on Globalization (June 14, 2007). Website:

31. Ibid.

32. Lester R. Brown, “Is Our Civilization at a Tipping Point?” Hunger Notes, World Hunger Education Service. Website:

33. ———, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008).

34. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Tables. Website:

35. “Population Growth Rate,” The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency. Website:

36. Joel E. Cohen, “Human Population Grows Up,” Scientific American, special edition, “Crossroads for Planet Earth” (September 2005): p. 48.

37. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) Synthesis Report.

38. Ibid.

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 4: The Hidden History of Our Forgotten Past: Places That Should Not Exist

1. Robert M. Schoch, “The Great Sphinx,” The Official Website of Robert M. Schoch. Website:

2. Ibid.

3. Ibid.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. A description of the excavation with images of the site and an interview with lead archaeologist Klaus Schmidt. Sean Thomas, “Gobekli Tepe: Paradise Regained?” Fortean Times UK. Website:

7. Ibid.

8. Patrick Symmes, “History in the Remaking,” Newsweek (February 19, 2010). Website:

9. Ibid.

10. Ibid.

11. K. Pustovoytov, K. Schmidt, and H. Parzinger, “Radiocarbon Dating of Thin Pedogenic Carbonate Laminae from Holocene Archaeological Sites,” Holocene, vol. 19 (December 1, 2009): pp. 1153–1160.

12. Radio Carbon Context Database: Website:

13. Robert M. Schoch, “Turkey,” The Official Website of Robert M. Schoch. Website:

14. Ibid.

15. Tom Housden, “Lost City ‘Could Rewrite History,’” BBC News (January 19, 2002). Website:

16. Ibid.

17. Ibid.

18. Ibid.

19. Description and photographic survey of Caral, Peru. Website:

20. Michael D. Coe, Breaking the Maya Code (New York: Thames & Hudson, 1999): p. 61.

21. Richard L. Thompson, Mysteries of the Sacred Universe: The Cosmology of the Bhāgavata Purāna (Alachua, FL: Govardhan Hill Publishing, 2000): p. 225.

22. Albert Einstein, as quoted in an article, “Atomic Education Urged by Einstein,” The New York Times (May 25, 1946), and later quoted by Michael Amrine, “The Real Problem Is in the Hearts of Man,” The New York Times Magazine (June 23, 1946).

23. H. G. Wells, The Outline of History: The Whole Story of Man (New York: Garden City Books, 1949): Chapter 40.4. Website:

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 5: By Chance or Design: New Evidence of Human Origins

1. William Paley, Natural Theology (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006). Online discussion of the God–watchmaker analogy:

2. Ibid.

3. Ibid.

4. Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence Reveals a Universe Without Design (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1986): p. 5. Website:

5. Lee Thayer, Pieces: Toward a Revisioning of Communication/Life (Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1997): p. 62.

6. Ibid.

7. Attributed to Søren Kierkegaard. Website:

8. “Viking Mission Objectives Summary,” National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Planetary Data System. Website:

9. “Did Viking Mars Landers Find Life’s Building Blocks? Missing Piece Inspires New Look at Puzzle,” ScienceDaily (September 25, 2010). Website:

10. Richard E. Dickerson and Irving Geis, Chemistry, Matter, and the Universe (Menlo Park, CA: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing, 1976): p. 529.

11. Erwin Schrödinger, What Is Life?: with “Mind and Matter” and “Autobiographical Sketches” (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1992).Website:

12. Daniel E. Koshland, Jr., “The Seven Pillars of Life,” Science, vol. 295, no. 5563 (March 22, 2002): pp. 2215–6. Website:

13. Ibid.

14. Roe v. Wade, U.S. Supreme Court, Case 410 U.S. 113 (1973). Website:

15. Kenneth T. Walsh, “Abortion, Gay Rights Are Back Ahead of 2012 Election,” U.S. News & World Report (March 10, 2011). Website:

16. Biological criteria for life. Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Website:

17. Bruce Lipton, The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles (Santa Rose, CA: Mountain of Love/Elite Books, 2005): pp. 67–9.

18. Nadine L. Vastenhouw, Yong Zhang, Ian G. Woods, Farhad Imam, Aviv Regev, X. Shirley Liu, John Rinn, and Alexander F. Schier, “Chromatin Signature of Embryonic Pluripotency Is Established During Genome Activation,” Nature, vol. 464 (April 8, 2010): pp. 922–6.

19. Ibid.

20. The Biology of Belief: pp. 67–9.

21. Elise Kleeman, “When Does a Fetus Feel Pain?” Discover (December 2005): Website:

22. Christof Koch, “When Does Consciousness Arise in Human Babies?” Scientific American (September 2, 2009). Website:

23. Narration for the opening of “The Origin of Species,” the last episode of The Outer Limits, season 4. Website:

24. Complete works of Darwin online:

25. On the Origin of Species: p. xii.

26. Ibid: p. 246.

27. Notes describing the Miller-Urey experiment. Website:

28. Compilation of hominid characteristics, including cranial capacity. Website:

29. On the Origin of Species: p. 89.

30. Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (New York: W. W. Norton, 1989): p. 24.

31. Steven M. Stanley, Macroevolution: Pattern and Process (San Francisco, California: W.M. Freeman and Co., 1979): p. 39.

32. “Explosion of Life,” The Shape of Life, PBS. Website:

33. On the Origin of Species: p. 151.

34. Definition of intelligent design from The Discovery Institute, Center for Science and Culture. Website:

35. On the Origin of Species: p. 82.

36. Francis Crick, Life Itself: Its Origin and Nature (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981): p. 88.

37. I. L. Cohen, Darwin Was Wrong: A Study in Probabilities (Greenvale, NY: New Research Publications, 1984): pp. 4–5, and 8.

38. James D. Watson, Tania Baker, Stephen P. Bell, Alexander Gann, Michael Levine, Richard Losick, and Inglis CSHLP, Molecular Biology of the Gene (Menlo Park, CA: W. A. Benjamin, 1977): p. 69.

39. Alice Caprice, ed., The Expanded Quotable Einstein (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000): p. 220.

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 6: War Doesn’t Work Anymore: Why We’re Wired for Peace

1. Attributed to David Samuel “Sam” Peckinpah, American filmmaker and screenwriter. Website:

2. R. Brian Ferguson, “The Birth of War,” Natural History, vol. 112, no. 6 (July/August 2003): pp. 28–35.

3. Ibid.

4. Steven Pinker, “Why Is There Peace?” The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California–Berkeley (April 1, 2009). Website:

5. Catherine Philip, “Barack Obama’s Peace Prize Starts a Fight,” The Sunday Times (October 10, 2009): Website:

6. Ibid.

7. “Full Text of Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech,” White House on Website:

8. Ibid.

9. Ibid.

10. “The Birth of War.”

11. Ibid.

12. Andrew J. Pierre, “The Cold and the Dark: The World after Nuclear War,” Foreign Affairs book review (fall 1984). Website:

13. Buckminster Fuller, The New Yorker (January 8, 1966). Retrieved from:

14. Alice Caprice, ed., The New Quotable Einstein (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005): p. 173.

15. Richard Lawrence, trans., The Book of Enoch the Prophet (San Diego: Wizards Bookshelf Secret Doctrine Reference Series, 1983): p. iv.

16. Ibid: pp. iv–v.

17. Ibid: p. 1.

18. Ibid: p. 77.

19. Ibid: p. 9.

20. Ibid: p. 85.

21. Ibid: p. 47–48.

22. Ibid: p. 47.

23. St. Thomas Aquinas (Summa Contra Gentiles, vol. 11) quoted by Arthur O. Lovejoy, The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1936): p. 76.

24. This quote is cited from Francis Bacon’s classic text on human nature, Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature. This particular chapter, “Essays, Civil and Moral” (Chapter XIII), is available online as part of the Harvard Classics series (1909–1914). Website:

25. Adapted from the Editor’s Introduction, by Richard Lowry, to the third edition of Abraham H. Maslow’s Toward a Psychology of Being (New York: Wiley, 1999).

26. Ibid.

27. “The Story of SPC Ross A. McGinnis,” U.S. Army. Website:

28. “Man Risked Life Again and Again to Save His Dogs in House Fire,” For the Love of the Dog Blog (November 8, 2007). Website:

29. Penny Eims, “Man Dies in Fire while Trying to Save His Favorite Dog,” Examiner (December 26, 2010). Website:

30. Eric Hobsbawm, “War and Peace in the 20th Century,” London Review of Books (February 2002). Hobsbawm’s statistics show that by the end of the 20th century over 187 million people had lost their lives to war.

31. Matthew White, “Worldwide Statistics of Casualties, Massacres, Disasters and Atrocities,” The Twentieth Century Atlas. These particular statistics were taken from a December 20, 1999, press release issued by the Munich Reinsurance Company. Website:

32. Jonathan Steele, “The Century that Murdered Peace,” The Guardian (December 12, 1999). Website:

33. On the Origin of Species: p. 133.

34. Adolf Hitler, “Chapter XI: Nation and Race,” Mein Kampf, Volume One: A Reckoning (1925). Website:

35. Stéphane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Jean-Louis Panné, Andrzej Paczkowski, Karel Bartošek, Jean-Louis Margolin, The Black Book of Communism, translated by Jonathan Murphy and Mark Kramer (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999): p. 491.

36. Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1998): p. 110.

37. Peter Kropotkin, Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution (1902) (Boston: Porter Sargent Publishers, 1976): p. 14.

38. Dr. John Swomley, “Violence: Competition or Cooperation,” Christian Ethics Today 26, vol. 6, no. 1 (February 2000): p. 20.

39. Ibid.

40. Ronald Logan, “Opening Address of the Symposium on the Humanistic Aspects of Regional Development,” Prout Journal, vol. 6, no. 3 (September 1993).

41. Ibid.

42. Attributed to Carl Sandburg, but paraphrased from a poem in German by Bertolt Brecht. Website:

Gregg's logo of a half sun rising over the shape of an open book Chapter 7: The End Game: Rewriting Our History, Destiny, and Fate

1. Kevin H. O’Rourke and Jeffrey G. Williamson, National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 7632, “When Did Globalization Begin?” (April 2000). European Review of Economic History, vol. 6, no. 1: pp.23–50. Website:

2. Thomas L. Friedman, “Globalization,” Newsweek (2010). Website:

3. Gregory Hale, “No Need to Fear, Globalization Is Here,” InTech (June 2008). Website:

4. Gregg Braden, Fractal Time (Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, 2009): p. 15.

5. “1945–1959: A Peaceful Europe—The Beginnings of Cooperation,” Europa: The History of the European Union. Official European Union Website:

6. “United Nations Millennium Declaration,” adopted by the U.N. General Assembly on September 8, 2000. Website:

7. “2015 Millennium Development Goals,” United Nations. Website:

8. “Millennium Development Goal 8, Target 8.A: Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system,” United Nations. Website:

9. Spoken by Carlos Barrios. Transcribed by Steve McFadden, “Steep Uphill Climb to 2012: Messages from the Mayan Milieu” (2002). Website:

10. President Ronald Reagan, “First Inaugural Address,” Tuesday, January 20, 1981. Video and transcripts at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Website:

11. Attributed to William Jennings Bryan. Website:

12. Fractal Time: p. 9.

13. Post on the Singletrack magazine forum that includes the story of Aron Ralston in his own words. Website:

14. Ibid.

15. Fractal Time: pp. 193–198.

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