ERIC UTNE (Editor) is an entrepreneur, publisher and educator. In 1984 he founded Utne Reader magazine, a “field guide to the emerging culture,” which he edited and published for 15 years. He now writes a back-page column in every issue. Utne is an emeritus member of the executive committee of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum and serves on the advisory boards of Ecotrust and the World Future Council. He has a B.E.D. (Environmental Design) from the University of Minnesota and serves as a Senior Fellow at the University’s Center for Spirituality & Healing. Utne is the step-grandson of Brenda Ueland. He lives in Minneapolis.