2012: L.A. Times: Odd accounts and strange tales orbit around Shasta

January 24, 2012 By Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2012, 10:31 p.m. Mt. Shasta, the Cascade peak that mesmerized John Muir, has long attracted mystics, metaphysicians and spiritualists. Now a researcher is seeking ‘stories and information’ for a book on Bigfoot and UFO sightings. Reporting from Mount Shasta, Calif.— Locals didn’t find the ads, posted at the laundromat or running in the SuperSaver, to be strange at all. A number of people, in fact, reached out to Brian Wallenstein the “researcher looking to gather stories and information” for a book on Bigfoot and UFO sightings. A woman named Rudi emailed to report that she’d seen a bright disc hovering above Mt. Shasta. She attached a photo from a ski resort snow cam that showed a luminous speck. (Credible, Wallenstein thought.) A man named Larry recounted his own research — including telepathic communication with “them” — conducted in […] Read More

Intuition: Consciousness and the “Theory of Everything”

Connections Through Time,   Issue 6: January – March 2000 Can the reality of consciousness be included in a fundamental theory of our universe?   Physicists recognize that superstring theory is not intended to be a theory of “Everything” as often characterized in the popular press.   It is, however, a powerful unifying theory that might explain some very fundamental aspects of our universe in a deeper and potentially far-reaching manner.   For example, the idea that there are more “dimensions” than the 3-space and 1-time possibly opens the way for consciousness to be included in an expanded theory that accounts for the scientific measurements of precognition and other intuitive realities. The avenue is open for a truly unifying model that treats time in a very different fashion.   Here are some quotes from an article by K.C. Cole, Science Writer, in the Los Angeles Times, 16 November 1999, entitled, “Time, Space Obsolete in New View of Universe”. “The […] Read More