Michael Toms, co-founder of the New Dimensions Foundation, passed at 5:45 AM on Thursday, January 24, 2013. He was 72 years old.
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Since 1973, Michael Toms had been engaging in dialogue with the world’s leading-edge thinkers, social architects, creative artists, scientists and spiritual teachers. Called “the Socrates of Radio,” he is acknowledged by guests and listeners alike as one of the premier interviewers in media today. His legendary dialogues with such luminaries as mythologist Joseph Campbell, visionary inventor Buckminster Fuller, world reknowned physicist David Bohm, writer/activist Alice Walker, playwright Peter Brook, Nobel laureates Linus Pauling, H. H. the Dalai Lama, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Betty Williams and Jose Ramos Horta, Pulitzer Prize winners Gary Snyder and E.O.Wilson, physician/author Andrew Weil, artist/writer Natalie Goldberg, poet/author Robert Bly, architect/designer William McDonough, cultural historian Theodore Roszak, religious scholar Huston Smith, philosopher Jean Houston, spiritual philosopher J. Krishnamurti, poet/author Maya Angelou and many others, have brought wide acclaim to the “New Dimensions” radio series and have helped to bring innovative ideas into the mainstream culture.