Shared Death Research Project By Paul Kieniewicz
What follows is a letter from Raymond Moody describing an opportunity to contribute to a research project on shared death experiences. Please consider contributing.
What is a Shared Death Experience(SDE)?
Raymond Moody writes:In these experiences, bystanders who are close to a dying person experience many of the same aspects of the NDE along with the ...
Witchcraft in the Water Works By Paul Kieniewicz
A series of recent articles in the Guardian, expressed a measure of outrage that many water companies in the UK today still employ dowsers to locate underground pipes or leaks. The writers described dowsing as pseudoscience, a “medieval practice”, essentially witchcraft. The articles inspired an outpouring of protest in letters to the Guardian’s ...
Plant Fields and the Bumble Bee The fact that living beings are surrounded by an electric field should not come as any surprise, as every living cell can be described as generating electricity. Early in the twentieth century, the Indian biologist J. C. Bose published a series of books in which he demonstrated the significant role that electricity plays in the ...
New Discoveries, New Directions – Introducing a new blog By Paul Kieniewicz (SMN Website Editor)
In launching this blog, I am going back to some of the key ideas discussed in founding the Network over forty years ago. In those days, parapsychology was, as it is today, a disreputable field. Outside publications of the Society for Psychical Research and others dedicated to the field, mainstream ...
Comella, P ‘The Collapse of Materialism: Visions of Science, Dreams of God’ – The Real Dream The Collapse of Materialism: Visions of Science, Dreams of God by Philip Comella
Reviewed by David Lorimer
The ideology of scientific materialism not only dominates science, but has far-reaching implications for society as well. Yet, since the 1930s, leading physicists have asserted the primacy of mind and consciousness, while our understanding of matter itself has been totally ...
Skrbina, D ‘The Metaphysics of Technology’- Technology and the Future The Metaphysics of Technology (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) by David Skrbina
Reviewed as David Lorimer
I met David Skribina at the 80th birthday celebrations for Henryk Skolimowski in Poland – they had been colleagues together in the philosophy department at the University of Michigan, and Henryk’s influence is apparent in this bold and philosophically revolutionary ...
Lachman, G ‘The Secret Teachers of the Western World’ – Becoming of both Minds The Secret Teachers of the Western World by Gary Lachman
Reviewed by Nicholas Colloff
An apocryphal story has Picasso confronted on a train by a man waving a photograph of his wife under his nose declaiming, “Why do you not paint things as they are? Like this’’. “You mean small, square and rather flat,” responds Picasso! Different minds ...
Little, T ‘An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education’ – Uncommon Sense An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education by Tony Little
Reviewed by David Lorimer
Some readers may know that Tony Little has just retired as Head Master of Eton College – this very engaging book is his formal educational swansong, although he will still be involved in many aspects of education, and indeed a new Centre for Innovation has ...
Eagleman, D ‘The Brain: The Story of You’ – ‘I’ today, but what of tomorrow? The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman
Pantheon Books, New York. 2015, 218pp., Illus. £13.60, h/b – ISBN 978 1 101 87053 2
Dr Eagleman directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action and the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. His research interests are neuroplasticity, time perception, synaesthesia, visual illusions ...
Dunne, C ‘Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul’ – Spiritual Alchemy Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul by Claire Dunne
Reviewed by David Lorimer
I imagine that C.G. Jung has exerted a considerable influence on many readers of this Review – this is certainly true in my own case. I was fortunate enough to inherit from a mentor his Collected Works and read his correspondence over 20 years ...
Northcott, M. S ‘A Political Theology of Climate Change’ – The Theological Climate A Political Theology of Climate Change – by Michael S. Northcott
Reviewed by John Reader
Michael Northcott has published on the environmental crisis before, this is possibly his most important book. It is based on research carried out between 2008 and 2011 – and one always has to note these dates as external events in this area shift ...
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