How do you go from a Wharton MBA, to high-level think tanks consulting to the government and largest corporations, to writing a book with Joseph Campbell, to becoming the spokesperson for a new view of our world as a “living universe”? If you’re Duane Elgin, it’s just a natural progression. Elgin is an internationally recognized speaker and social visionary. His books Voluntary Simplicity (1981), Awakening Earth (1993) and his recent The Living Universe—are among the most respected works on the topic. We talked with Duane about his work and the role business has to play in the developments he sees ahead.