Interview - Dr. Ralph H. Abraham on Hip Santa Cruz, Volume 2
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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Listen Now to Dr. Ralph Abraham

Known for his work in Chaos Theory and visual mathematics, Dr. Ralph was also a veteran of the psychedelic 60’s, leaving the ivory towers of Princeton for the redwood forests of the University of California at Santa Cruz to pursue his academic career. It wasn’t the new University that really convinced him to come west as a young professor, but the hip culture of the times, in this beautiful part of California.

There was a spark then that got his attention, a spark ignited by LSD and fueled by rampant creativity amongst artists and muscians of the area. Now, Ralph has collected first-person accounts of the Hip Culture of Santa Cruz in the 1960’s, and in our interview shares a few of his personal adventures from that turned-on era.  Enjoy!

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