Are you afraid of the dark? Notes on the psychology of belief in histories of science and the occult

Are you afraid of the dark? Notes on the psychology of belief in histories of science and the occult

ABSTRACT The popular view of the inherent conflict between science and the occult has been rendered obsolete by recent advances in the history of science. Yet, these historiographical revisions have gone unnoticed in the public understanding of science and public education at large. Particularly, reconstructions of the formation of modern psychology and its links to […]

Van Lommel, P ‘Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience’, Carter, C ‘Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death’ – The NDE and Beyond

Van Lommel, P ‘Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience’, Carter, C ‘Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death’ – The NDE and Beyond

Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience by Pim van Lommel Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death by Chris Carter Reviewed by David Lorimer Near-death studies are now a well-established field, even if they receive scant attention from the mainstream scientific community. Between 1975 and 2005, 42 scientific studies were […]

The Human Energy Field

The Human Energy Field

Introduction Despite the recognition by modern medicine that electrophysical exchanges underlie most cellular activity, scant attention has been directed to the possible existence of a total or unified field or fields underlying the human organism. Such recognition might revolutionise modern medicine in the areas of causation, diagnosis and treatment of disease. This article briefly explores […]