About the author
Charles M. Johnston MD is a psychiatrist, author, and futurist. He is best known as the originator of Creative Systems Theory, a comprehensive framework for understanding purpose, change, and interrelationship in human systems with particular pertinence to making sense of the times we live in and the tasks ahead for the species. For twenty-five years he directed the Institute for Creative Development, a Seattle-based think tank and center for advanced leadership training. He has written over a dozen books and numerous articles on the future and what will be required to meet it wisely.