Synopses & Reviews
When Duane Elgin's classic bestseller, Voluntary Simplicity, was published in 1981, it transformed the lives of thousands and was hailed as the "bible" of the simplicity movement by the Wall Street Journal. Now, for anyone seeking to navigate today's profoundly changing world, Promise Ahead is the powerful sequel to a road map for securing a promising future.
About the Author
Duane Elgin is an author, speaker, evolutionary activist, and internet entrepreneur. Author of Voluntary Simplicity, Promise Ahead and Awakening Earth, he is a former senior social scientist at SRI International, where he coauthored numerous studies on the long-range future for the Environmental Protection Agency, the president's science advisor, and the National Science Foundation. Prior to SRI, Elgin worked as a senior staff member for the National Commission on Population Growth and the American Future. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and an MA in economic history from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.