Bryant H. McGill
|Born||Bryant Harrison McGill
November 7, 1969
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
|Occupation||Writer, Speaker, Activist|
|Children||Savannah McGill (b. 2001)
Sierra McGill (b. 2003)
Scottlynn McGill (b. 2009)
Bryant Harrison McGill (born November 7, 1969) is an American author, speaker and activist in the fields of self-development, personal freedom and human rights. His writings and small aphorisms have been published in over 140 books. He is a recognized Goodwill Ambassador and the founder of the Goodwill Treaty for World Peace, which has among its signers Matt Damon, Arun Gandhi, Don Cheadle, Ben Affleck, Ray Ramano and Montel Williams. For his Goodwill Treaty project the United States Congress officially recognized McGill's, “highly commendable life’s work as a Goodwill Ambassador for World Peace.”
McGill is a poet and the editor and author of the McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme, and other books in the McGill Reference Series, which are used by over one hundred thousand writers, educators, students, aspiring-poets and songwriters from over one hundred countries.
On 21 August 2006, McGill was the subject of a front-page article in the Wall Street Journal concerning a celebrity verification group he created to protect people from identity theft and cyber-bullying. McGill and his experiences were later described in the Random House Book, Stealing MySpace. McGill runs a consulting firm serving a number of celebrity entertainers, actors, models, singers and corporate accounts.
Voice of Reason: Speaking to the Great and Good Spirit of Revolution of Mind (2012)
McGill's book, Voice of Reason, explores violence in society, predatory corporate capitalism, the destruction of diversity by monocultures, feminism, human rights, personal liberty and revolution. In Voice of Reason, the author writes, "The battlefields of life were first meadows and gardens. We made them into battlefields, and by the same power, we must release the dark spell, so they are meadows and gardens once again." The book has been endorsed by activist Dr. Arun M. Gandhi, Prof. Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Stanford University and the former president of the American Psychological Association and by Larry Flynt of Hustler Magazine who is a well-known supporter of free speech and the Occupy Movement. Prof. Philip G. Zimbardo, NYT Best-Selling author of The Lucifer Effect, called Voice of Reason, “...an iconoclastic tome of contempt for unjust authoritarianism, with an inspirational silver-lining that gives it all wings.”  Larry Flynt and Hustler Magazine called Voice of Reason, “A peaceful voice for change in a corrupt world.”  Dr. Arun M. Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, “For a world consumed by a Culture of Violence, a Voice of Reason comes as a breath of fresh, positive air. The only hope of transforming the world from the 'tsunami of violence' is for each of us to Become the Change We Wish To See in the World. Bryant McGill shows us the way.”
- Existence (2004), ISBN 1-4116-2154-9
- McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme (2004)
- Poets Muse (2005), ISBN 1-4116-2468-8
- Voice of Reason (2012), ISBN 978-0615615790
- Partial Referenced Summary of Works
- Official Citation by the State of Connecticut General Assembly, 1st day of October 2008, Hartford, Connecticut State Capitol
- Bryant, McGill. "Life Transformations" with Eve Michaels. KZSB AM 1290, Santa Barbara. January 3, 2011.
- Congressional Certificate Recognition, Under the Seal of House of Representatives, 111th Congress, 1st Session, Washington, DC., 2009, "In Recognition of Ambassador Bryant H. McGill"
- August 28, 2005, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Article, Saturday's in the South, Section: Dedicated Paper Insert Booklet.
- Software version, #1 Downloaded Rhyming Reference on Download.com
- The Wall Street Journal, Vol. CCXLVIII, Iss. 43, Page A1 (Cover Story), August 2006, Potemkin Visages: Spotting Fake Celebs on MySpace.com by Jessica E. Vascellaro "Web Sleuths Verify Profiles So Teens Aren't Taken In" http://online.wsj.com/article/SB115612053635540656.html
- Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America by Julia Angwin Random House, 2009, p. 242, (ISBN 1400066948, 978-1400066940), Interview Excerpts.
- Stated by celebrity client, Gary Busey during live interview, Coast to Coast AM
- McGill, Bryant (2012). The Voice of Reason. Sarasota, FL: The Paper Lyon. p. Table of Contents.
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