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Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence
Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence

In 1983, art historian Jose Arguelles was driving down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles to return a rental car when a vision bloomed: On Aug. 16, 1987, a critical mass of humanity would congregate at sacred spots around the world to bond with the cosmos and prevent global catastrophe. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jose Arguelles: The obituary in the April 10 California section on Jose Arguelles, who conceived the 1987 event called the harmonic convergence, said he taught at Evergreen State University. It is Evergreen State College. — -------------------- The theory behind the proposed happening was farfetched, involving extraterrestrial Mayans and synchronicity with the...

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