Daniel Pinchbeck (born 15 June 1966) is an American author living in New York’s East Village. He is the author of Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl. He is a co-founder of Evolver, a lifestyle community platform that publishes Reality Sandwich, an online magazine centered on spirituality, philosophy and activism. And he has just launched Center for Planetary Culture, a hybrid form between a traditional think tank, a technology incubator, and a media destination site, with a grant from Tides Foundation.

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