Jose Arguelles

Jose Arguelles (1939-2011) gained international acclaim in 1987 with his book "The""Mayan Factor, "which introduced the concept of a transformative 2012 to the mass consciousness. In 2009 Arguelles convened the First Noosphere World Forum, a series of synchronized bioregional congresses, and won the Nicholas Roerich Peace Medallion in 2010 for lifetime effort in promoting peace through culture.