Dirk Dunbar’s Confessions of a Basketball Junkie is a compelling read that offers a personal glimpse into the archetypal journey that we are all destined to navigate—from the call, departure, and tribulations to the return to the place and person we are meant to be. Filled with poetry and athletic anecdotes, mystical and humorous experiences, and truth-seeking explorations into our local and planetary purpose, this masterful memoir affirms the grandeur of being at home in the universe.
Renewing the Balance
In Renewing the Balance, Dirk Dunbar shows how the balance revered in ancient Earth wisdom traditions is being integrated into Western culture’s dominantly masculine, rational value system. Dunbar unveils his theory while exploring three sequential paradigms.
The Balance of Nature’s Polarities in New Paradigm Theory
In this second, revised edition of his highly acclaimed book, Dirk Dunbar focuses the parameters of New-Paradigm Theory and sheds light on the prospects of a monumental shift to an Ecocentric Age. Besides synthesizing the cultural transformation theories of scholars ranging from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Friedrich Nietzsche, Carl Jung and Alan Watts, to Theodore Roszak and Charlene Spretnak, he adds to them in new and profound ways. Continue reading
A Matter of Perspective
A Matter of Perspective, originally published in 1978, is collection of thoughts and experiences of a young basketball player living in Iceland and trying to make sense of his journey through life. Written in a diary format, containing poems, drawings, and paintings, and all kinds of philosophical meanderings, Dunbar admittedly shares his general ravings about “finding meaning in the cosmic configuration called consciousness.”