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Blogger Tour

Abundance is appearing on blogs around the world!

Visit the following host blogs (and more on the way) based on the schedule below. Comment on the post about Abundance, and you’ll get a chance to win a signed copy! (Each host blogger will pick a winner.)

2/8/2012    Big Think    www.bigthink.com
2/9/2012    Philanthropy 2173    www.philanthropy2173.com
2/10/2012    Accelerating Future    www.acceleratingfuture.com
2/13/2012    Nano Tech Galaxy    www.nanotechgalaxy.com
2/14/2012    Blog Business World    www.blogbusinessworld.blogspot.com
2/15/2012    Daily Kos    www.dailykos.com
2/16/2012    The Coming Prosperity    thecomingprosperity.com
2/17/2012    Innovation Excellence    innovationexcellence.com
2/25/2012    The Futurist Magazine    www.wfs.org
2/26/2012    Bit Rebels    www.bitrebels.com

More on the way! Don’t see your favorite blogs on the list? Contact them and ask them to blog about Abundance! We are inviting bloggers to join the Abundance Blog Tour.


Featured Blog Posts


Our Future of Abundance
By Daniel Honan at BigThink.com
2012.02.08

It’s not easy being an optimist in 2012. There’s just too much to worry about: a global economic downturn, climate change, overpopulation, nuclear proliferation, failing education systems, you name it.

We are bombarded with bad news all the time, and we eagerly eat it up because our brains are gluttons for fear and danger.

As Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler note in their important and captivating new book, Abundance: Why the Future Will Be Much Better Than You Think, our pessimism is generated by a set of neurons located deep in the brain called the amygdala which collectively function as ”an early warning system, an organ always on high alert,” whose job is basically to prevent us from becoming some large carnivore’s lunch.

[Read more at BigThink.com, comment on the post and win a signed copy of Abundance!]


Abundance – The Future is Better Than You Think
By Lucy Bernholz at Philanthropy 2173
2012.02.09

There are certain debates that seem defined as much by their polarization as by their substance. The pro-choice, pro-life divide comes to mind. Technology as utopia/dystopia is another. These kinds of arguments have a special component to them – the tactic of disarming your opponent first, then making your own point. Peter Diamindis and  Steve Kolter’s forthcoming Abundance: Why the Future will be Much Better Than You Think is a masterwork of this approach.
[Read more at Philanthropy 2173, comment on the post and win a signed copy of Abundance!]


Abundance:: The Future is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kotler – Book review
By Wayne Hurlbert at Blog Business World
2012.02.14

In their direct challenge to the concept of limits to growth for the planet Earth and its people, hairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, Peter H. Diamondis, and director of research for the Flow Genome Project, Steven Kotler provide evidence that the future is not one of shortages, but rather one where growth is not only possible, but inevitable. In their visionary and landmark book, Abundance The Future Is Better Than You Think, the authors describe the world as one where the needs of every person in the world will have their needs met; and more. That future, they write, is well within our grasp….

[Read more at Blog Business World, comment on the post and win a signed copy of Abundance!]


The world is full of Abundance, and we have the technology to prove it
By Meagan Hampel at Cybera
2012.02.15

Optimists – you have just cause to feel smug. We truly do live in a beautiful world.

You just need to have the right perspective when looking at the world. Yes, there are many problems and issues. But the solutions are out there, well within our grasp.

That is the overriding lesson being taught, Abundance: the future is better than you think, a book by science writer Steven Kotler, and entrepreneur, philanthropist and all-around very smart man, Peter H. Diamandis, being released later this month…

[Read more at Cybera, comment on the post and win a signed copy of Abundance!]

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