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David Lorimer presents “Introducing Beyond the Brain: A Paradigm Shift in Science?” More and more scientists from all disciplines are questioning the orthodox view that consciousness is reducible to matter. Could it instead be a fundamental feature of the Universe? David Lorimer will present the evidence base. This conference will be a combination of academic […]

Paradigm Explorers: London 6th Meetup TOPIC: OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCES: Exploring Beyond the Body 4:00pm: warm welcome & introduction with Madelyn Freeman & Jade Shaw 4:10pm: individual introductions (who you are, what you study, why you are here) 4:30pm: Discussion on exploring beyond the body Non-local consciousness: theories beyond the brain Environments beyond the body: spirit […]

The late Professor Ian Stevenson engaged in a multi-decade study of evidence for reincarnation based on the claimed past-life recollection of children.  Subsequent research by his collaborators as well as independent researchers have yielded consistent findings.  In Stevenson’s numerous publications he reported that such children are more likely to recall a violent death in their […]

2019 Cathar Retreat with David Lorimer and Marianne van Mierlo In the Footsteps of Mary Magdalene, 13-20 October Come and join us in October on a deepening spiritual journey in the Languedoc. Our retreat In the Footsteps of Mary Magdalene will enable you to explore the feminine spirituality associated with Mary Magdalene. This builds on […]

Prof Marjorie Woollacott – Consciousness and Healing: Can We Reconcile Scientific and Experiential Perspectives? In this workshop, Marjorie Woollacott will lead participants in an in-depth exploration of the nature of consciousness from both the scientific perspective and that of direct experience, discussing how each contributes to a complete understanding of the topic. We will explore together studies […]

The Beyond the Brain conference series Beyond the Brain is the world’s premier conference series exploring new research on whether and how consciousness and mind extend beyond the physical brain and body. The conferences were initiated at St John’s College, Cambridge in 1995, by the Scientific & Medical Network (SMN) with the Institute of Noetic […]

This talk comprises a series of thought experiments that build through the windows of myth and archetype, Tibetan Buddhist thought and David Bohm’s theory of the Implicate Order to show how our thinking becomes coherent when our ‘personality self’ is in meaningful relationship with a deeper quality of awareness and identity.  Poet and author Diana […]

The Beshara Lecture 2019 Ecosystems as Love Processe From Biological War Ideology to Understanding Reality as Alive Speaker: Andreas Weber Why is our economy still destroying the environment and creating inequality? The answer is that it might rest on a wrong image of life, where the strongest wins and fitness grants success. Two doctrines rule our […]

Scientific and Medical Network with The Fetzer Institute   Evolving Consciousness: Spiritual Experience in a Secular Age   SPEAKERS Jules Cashford, Pippa Evans, Prof Simon Conway Morris FRS, Malcolm Guite, Prof Ursula King, Gary Lachman, David Lorimer, Prof Richard Tarnas, Dr Mark Vernon Saturday 30th November 2019 Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA […]

This talk is on the theme of Rupert Sheldrake’s recent book, Ways to Go Beyond, in which he looks at seven spiritual practices that are personally transformative and have scientifically measurable effects.  All provide ways of going beyond our everyday states of mind into a sense of a greater conscious presence, bliss, fuller understanding, or deep connectedness. […]