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Thought leaders comment on Making Global Sense

“Thomas Paine rallied Americans to a new sense of themselves and their possibilities. Judah Freed does likewise for citizens of the planet.”

  • Bill McKibben, author, The End of Nature, Deep Economy, Falter; founder,; organizer, The People’s Climate March

“Judah Freed has taken the gauntlet from Thomas Paine and other great innovators of democracy to guide us toward the evolution of democracy itself. Making Global Sense is a vital and wonderful book, well written and inspired by the very same passion that founded this country [USA], and can carry the world into the next era of evolution.”

  • Barbara Marx Hubbard, author, Conscious Evolution; founder, Foundation for Conscious Evolution (she saw draft)

Making Global Sense is at once vast and tangible, disturbing and inspiring. The book provides a sweeping overview of the critical challenges of our times. It conveys both a penetrating diagnosis and a galvanizing vision of possibility.”

  • Ocean Robbins, cofounder and CEO, Food Revolution Network; author, Transform Your World

Making Global Sense is a breakthrough book for people who care about their social and environmental impact in the world. Judah Freed shows how global awareness is already changing life on earth, such as conscious consumers. The book offers us real hope when we need it most.”

  • John Mackey, cofounder of Whole Foods Market; co-author with Rajendra Sisodia, Conscious Capitalism

Making Global Sense by Judah Freed is truly a masterpiece. He is the first to sense the whole, to track the future of our planet in terms of the bio-psycho-socio-spiritual dynamics that are now waking up. Freed provides humanity with the insights and tools to survive and prosper.”

  • Don E. Beck, PhD, cofounder and co-author with Christopher Cowan, Spiral Dynamics

Making Global Sense is compelling in its ideas and wonderful in its personal elements!”

  • Herb Goldberg, PhD, author, The New Male; The Hazards of Being Male; What Men Still Don’t Know

“Judah Freed has written the only book I know that recognizes the need to face issues like alpha male rule, authority addiction, and the absurdity of sacrificing liberty for a false sense of security. Judah tells the truth with clarity, passion and humor.”

  • Jed Diamond, author, MenAlive; Warrior’s Journey Home

“In a thought-provoking book, Judah Freed holds an unflinch­ing mirror up to human nature and offers a blueprint for the spirit and substance we will need to survive and thrive on Planet Earth long into the future.”

  • Terry Tamminen, consultant; author, Cracking the Carbon Code, Lives Per Gallon; former Secretary of California EPA

“The book is clear-eyed and novel. Judah Freed charts a path towards greener and more responsible economies that would be good for people and the planet.”

  • Jules Pretty, OBE, author, The Edge of Extinction; Professor of Environment and Society, University of Essex

“Judah Freed guides us toward an urgent paradigm shift for creating a sustainable future. Beautifully written, engaging and inspirational, this transformational book is a must-read for enlightened thinkers and instruments of change.”

  • Jill Heinerth, award-winning underwater explorer; filmmaker, We Are Water

“Judah Freed has managed something quite remarkable: A sweeping, ambitious, holistic approach to replacing what’s wrong in the world with what’s right. This is the first book I can remember reading that synthesizes so much into a coherent whole.”

  • Shel Horowitz, co-author with Jay Conrad Levinson, Guerrilla Marketing Goes Green; Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World

Making Global SenseFDCB16 is an inspirational, empowering call to action and a comprehensive look at the ways in which a global revolution would affect our species and our world. It is a very timely book.”

  • Marian McCain, author, Elderwoman; editor, GreenSpirit

“In my fifty years as a practitioner in the field of interpersonal relationships and as a passionately concerned planetary citizen, I have never come across a book that so brilliantly marries the two. Making Global Sense is breathtakingly scholarly without being pedantic. The easily readable book is idealistic yet down-to-earth, filled with practical ideas about what each of us can do to transform our lives and our world into the dream we long to make real.”

  • Jordan Paul, PhD, author, Becoming Your Own Hero; co-author with Margaret Paul, Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You?

Making Global Sense is many things: Original, captivating, wise, provocative, inspiring, and hopeful. Moreover, it is an omnibus journey documenting the arising global consciousness through an argument sustained by a sophisticated presentation and analysis of the facts. Enjoy and be transformed toward an enlightened world.”

  • Leslie E. Sponsel PhD, author, Spiritual Ecology; Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawaii

“In Making Global Sense, we each may find a firmer reckoning of the part we play in the blaze of liberation illuminating the world.”

  • Paul Goldman, poet; author, Journey to Oneness

Making Global Sense speaks to my heart. The preamble alone moved me to tears.”

  • Martin Adams, author, Land: A New Paradigm