Reflections on the subtle path

There is a danger in holding on too tightly to the rational senses that we close ourselves off to more subtle life experiences, experiences that cannot be measured or explained by reference to the material sciences. But equally there is a danger in letting go, of assigning mystical, magical properties to things that have more mundane explanations, we risk simply making fools of ourselves. So, which is it to be?…

When the NSA Feared Psychics Could Make Cities Lost in Time and Space

A version of this story originally appeared on Muckrock.com. A classified government document opens with “an odd sequence of events relating to parapsychology has occurred within the last month” and concluded with an alarming question about psychics nuking cities so that they became lost in time and space. If this sounds like a plot out of science fiction, it is – but it’s also a NSA memo from 1977. The first “event” raised by…

Thoughtography

Probably because I’m a huge fan of Spiderman, I was interested in photography from an early age. At one point I had even considered a career in photography, until I realized how bad I am at composition and how much talent is required to be a photographer. In high school I took a photography class and really enjoyed it, but it was obvious that it was not for me. Coincidentally…

1988: THE REVELATION OF THE TEMPLE OF THE SUN

Revelation given in 1988  Introduction written in 1991 Property of: Miranda Rt 3 Box 282 A Gallatin, Mo. 64640 Introduction It was in approximately June, 1985, that I first heard of Vesta, Nebraska, a place so obscure and so unknown that it is not on most maps. Yet, it has risen to the forefront of interest as a location of major importance within the energy matrix known as the THE…

How We Manifested Our Ranch…

by Frederic Wiedemann, Ph.D We started three years ago with a vision and no money. Now we have our dream a ranch, spiritual retreat and community in the heart of the Rockies! We have named it the Diamond Joy Retreat. And we used Abraham and other manifestation principles to handle every twist and turn of the drama. What an adventure it was (and continues to be). We share this with…

Eleven Laws to Set You Free

by Guy Finley If we want to grow inwardly we must find new ways to learn about ourselves. These higher discoveries call for higher learning. Think of each of the following eleven laws as individual magic strands of a flying carpet. Make it your aim to weave them together in your mind. Then watch how these lessons combine to effortlessly lift you to a higher and happier life level. The…

Why Metaphysics?

What is metaphysics, and why should we bother studying it? What benefits does it have for humanity? What is its purpose? How will its teachings help advance society? How will it assist our civilization and culture to progress? How will our lives be re-created individually and collectively with the application of metaphysical principles? Questions abound concerning metaphysics, for people intuitively feel that it may have something precious to offer in…

1998: Mysterious Things

(Alien encyclopedia and related topics) Last update 9-01-98. Created by Think About It. (c) 1998. If you would like to add a subject to this Index or add a new URL to an existing subject, just send me email. 11:11 Having to do with the activation of energies on earth to awaken the ET consciousness of earth’s inhabitants. See Standing Elk’ Star-Knowledge. Note the Celestine Prophecy also mentions humans evolving to a higher state of…

1927: Who’s Who in Occultism: New thought, Psychism and Spiritualism

(A Biography, Directory and Bibliography Combined) In Distinctly Separate Sections THE  STANDARD REFERENCE WORK OF THE WORLD [Spiritualism Section Excerpt Only] Compiled and Edited by WILLIAM C. HARTMANN Author of “Who’s Who in Occult, Psychic and Spiritual Realms” Founder of The Occult Brotherhood; Member, American Society for Psychical Research; Member, National Laboratory of Psychical Research (London); Member, The International New Thought Alliance; Hon. Member, National Astrological Association, etc. Second Edition of…

1998: Psychic discoveries since The Cold War

By Len Kasten  In June of 1968 Sheila Ostrander, a Canadian, and Lynn Schroeder, an American, were invited to attend an international conference on ESP in Moscow. The invitation was from one of the most fervent missionaries of Soviet psi research, Edward Naumov, then 36. A few years earlier, when overt interest in such subjects could easily result in a long holiday in Siberia, such a conference would have been…

A Field Guide to Skepticism

The Complete Chapter Excerpted From The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena by Dean I. RadinHarper Edge, ISBN 0-06-251502-0 I am attacked by two very opposite sects – the scientists and the know-nothings. Both laugh at me – calling me “the frogs’ dancing-master.” Yet I know that I have discovered one of the greatest forces in nature. – Luigi Galvani, Italian physicist (1737-1798) This chapter does not argue…

Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich manuscript is a mysterious illustrated book with incomprehensible contents. It is thought to have been written approximately 400 years ago by an unknown author in an unidentified script and unintelligible language. Over its recorded existence, the Voynich manuscript has been the object of intense study by many professional and amateur cryptographers, including some top American and British codebreakers of World War II fame (all of whom failed to…