“The sheer volume of evidence for survival after death is so immense that to ignore it is like standing at the foot of Mount Everest and insisting that you cannot see the mountain.” Colin Wilson
Greening the Paranormal: Exploring the Ecology of Extraordinary Experience by Jack Hunter
Greening the Paranormal explores parallels between anomalistics (the study of the paranormal in all its guises, incorporating parapsychology, paranthropology, cryptozoology, religious studies, and so on), and ecology (the study of living systems), not just for the sake of exploring interesting intersections (of which there are many), but for the essential task of contributing towards a much broader – necessary – change of perspective concerning our relationship to the living planet. Read more...
DOES FREE WILL EXIST? by Silver Birch THE question of free will is one that has dogged man through the centuries. Can we change the course of our lives? Do we have absolute or partial free will?
Materialism and Madness by Dr Benjamin Wiker Materialism isn't just about wanting more stuff. It is believing that stuff is all there is... that we are only material creatures with no soul and no immortal destiny. That is what causes madness.
Our most eminent and up-to-date scientists and social planners argue that, because only matter is real, belief in spiritual reality and the immaterial soul is foolish and out of date. The great G. K. Chesterton, taking the side of sanity, argued that materialism was a species of madness.
The mystery of Patience Worth Over 24 years, Patience Worth dictated books, short stories, plays and poems, through the mediumship of a woman in St Louis, Missouri. Michael Tymn investigates.
Dissecting the Human Aura by Michael Tymn: Professor Robert Hare, one of the earliest psychical researchers, identified two modes giving rise to the various spirit manifestations: “In the one mode, they employ the tongue to speak, the fingers to… Read more
Dealing with the Fear of Death by Michael Tymn: As I recently dealt with the possibility of a terminal condition, a friend asked if my conviction that we live on in a greater reality helped me overcome the fear of death. I’d be lying if I were to say… Read more
Acceptance Therapy – Meditation by Michael Cocks: I do so like Lisa Engelhardt’s little book, “Acceptance Therapy”, it’s good to read and absorb before nondual meditation. Here are a few quotes: “Acceptance doesn’t mean giving up hope, it means giving… Read more