Barbara Marx Hubbard, Visions of a Universal Humanity



Barbara Marx Hubbard is a global ambassador for the conscious evolution movement. She is also a prolific author, visionary, social innovator, evolutionary thinker and educator. She is the co-founder and president of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. Barbara is also the producer and narrator of the award-winning documentary series entitled Humanity Ascending: A New Way through Together.

Barbara has been called “the voice for conscious evolution of our time” by Deepak Chopra. Along with the Shift Network, she launched the “Agents of Conscious Evolution” training and formed a global team to co-produce a global multi-media event entitled, “Birth 2012: Co-Creating a Planetary Shift in Time” on Dec. 22, 2012 – a historic, turning-point event; awakening the social, spiritual, scientific, and technological potential of humanity.

Following an extensive research into her life-long journals as well as in-depth interviews he conducted with her, Neale Donald Walsch wrote a biography of Barbara called “The Mother of Invention: The Legacy of Barbara Marx Hubbard and the Future of You.” In it, Neale conveys her life wisdom and her futurist visions in a way that the readers can learn and apply in their own lives.

Barbara Marx Hubbard also has the distinction of being the first woman to be nominated for the Vice Presidency of the United States on the Democratic ticket. She’s also co-chaired a number of Soviet-American Citizen Summits, introducing a new conceInventionpt called “SYNCON to foster synergistic convergence with opposing groups. She has been the recipient of several awards including the first Peacebuilder Award by the Peace Alliance in Washington, DC.

In her youth she attended the Dalton School in New York City. She studied at L’Ecole des Sciences Politiques at La Sorbonne in Paris during her junior year of college, and received a B.A. cum laude in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College in 1951.

She is a Fellow of The Club of Budapest, and has received an honorary PhD in Conscious Evolution from the Giordano Bruno GlobalShift University. In addition she was awarded the first Doctorate in Conscious Evolution by the Emerson Institute. She has established a Chair in Conscious Evolution at Wisdom University Graduate School and is a member of many progressive organizations, including the Evolutionary Leaders Group and the Transformational Leadership Council. She also co-founded the Association for Global New Thought (AGNT), and The World Future Society.

Barbara has written multiple books and has delivered more than 80 keynote speeches and given more than 75 interviews. Her books include: The Hunger of Eve: One Woman’s Odyssey toward the Future; The Evolutionary Journey: Your Guide to a Positive Future; Revelation: Our Crisis is a Birth –An Evolutionary Interpretation of the New Testament; Conscious Evolution: Awakening the Power of our Social Potential; Emergence: The Shift from Ego to Essence; 52 Codes for Conscious Self Evolution; and Birth 2012 and Beyond: Humanity’s Great Shift to the Age of Conscious Evolution.

Interview by Dawn Katzin

Liane Legey – WOMAN of ACTION™, Founder of OMTimes Magazine

OM Times had a chance to chat with Barbara Max Hubbard and have her share her views and latest projects with our readers.

Can you tell us about your movie “Visions of a Universal Humanity” and memetic codes?

Actually, “Visions” was done several years ago and it is a vision of the potential for the next stage of human evolution with some of the very key visionaries giving their insights into trying to put together what I call a memetic code. A meme is an idea. Like a gene builds a specific body, a meme builds a specific culture. And if you get a lot of memes together you get a whole new culture.

Many of us feel a new culture is being born but we don’t yet have the memetic code like we do, let’s say, about modernism or about certain types of scientific materialistic views. There are a whole set of ideas that are believed about that or about a fundamentalist religion. But if we’re talking about the emergence of a co-creative society and what I call the universal human, what are the descriptors? What are the key ideas that we’re holding that if held together would give birth to a new humanity? So that’s what “Visions” is about.

You had a vision in February 12, 1966. You went for a walk and you asked a very simple question: what is humanity’s new story? What happened when you asked that question?

Well, I would say that I had an expanded reality experience. I became in my mind’s eye like an astronaut. I could see Earth from space, but Earth itself was not just a planetary body, it was a living system. I could see it alive with the people and the communication systems and the flashing connectivity of the parts. But I basically saw it struggling to breathe; it was running out of energy. READ MORE HERE

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