“I believe now that death, like birth, may be a mere passing from one state of consciousness into another.”
– Dr. Pim van Lommel
Preface from Grahame Mackenzie:
“Oh wow! Oh wow! Oh wow!”
Reportedly, these were the last words of Steve Jobs. Although the precise meaning cannot be known, his exclamatory farewell hints at something beyond, something spiritual – something denied and rendered taboo by mainstream science.
But not all scientists subscribe to a materialistic gestalt. Increasingly, many forward-thinking researchers are speaking out and presenting both scientific and rationalistic evidence for the afterlife.
Spirit Today is privileged to present to its readers the findings of Dr. Pim van Lommel of the Netherlands, world-renowned cardiologist, author, and university lecturer.
Will Our Children Pour Scorn Upon Our Current Ignorance Towards Survival Of Consciousness After Physical Death?
Does it really matter if survival after death is a genuine natural phenomenon?
And what will our children and grandchildren think of our current collective efforts?
Will they be proud of us?
After thousands of experiments carried out under controlled laboratory conditions have helped to allay the doubts of many, the public are becoming increasingly open to the idea that survival of consciousness after death is real. That leads us to ask the question… What next? What will our knowledge and understanding of survival after death look like in the future and what will it say about us? That’s a question that we are on the cusp of answering. click to continue
In the year 2014, is the cross fertilisation of different scientific disciplines encouraged? You would think so, wouldn’t you! If you thought otherwise then this mini series of articles will invite you to think otherwise.
To be intellectually honest, courage is needed. For many scientists, fear comes with the territory. What was it John Wayne once said? “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” However, why are some new ideas considered to be ‘respectable’ while others are deemed to be ‘heresy’? Is it because there are very few true scientists in the world – those who assiduously seek for knowledge and wisdom, following it wherever it may lead, no matter what? Quite frankly, the true scientist will be a highly evolved spiritual individual – with no fears! click to continue
The Pearson Matrix now continues with additional information on the location and nature of the ethereal worlds.
It then moves on to consider ‘Thought Forces’. Starting with information provided by mediums it then considers evidence of a heat field which was recorded on a thermal camera by paranormal investigators.
This is then supplemented by reports from scientists who have developed a device to detect and quantify mind generated ‘Chi fields’.
The extension of the use of thought forces in sphere two is then described from two independent sources. These report the nature of the more connected use of this faculty to create solid objects in the ethereal frequencies of existence. This describes details and extends knowledge of the process of direct creation by thought already referred to in previous Pearson Matrix articles.
These ethereal software conversion processes are not hampered by the data barriers which normally prevent this type of creation whilst inside the time stream.
Breaking Down the Barriers of the Repressive Intellectual
Regime of Materialism
This week, I am privileged to bring to you a very special guest, Professor John Poynton from the Society for Psychical Research. Professor Poynton’s life-long interest has been in African wildlife and classical music and later an interest in psychical phenomena and in mysticism. He takes a critical view of the dogmatic materialism promoted both by current science and by current philosophy and has helped many people break free from the chains of materialism through his books, his teachings and motivational talks.
Professor Poynton takes the view that one’s existence on earth is for some purpose, which the individual has to try to discover, and to fulfil to the best of his/her ability. A past President of the SPR, he continues to fulfill a variety of duties as Hon. Secretary as well as other important academic work elsewhere.
In 1992 he received an Order of Merit in South Africa from F.W De Klerk. He was South African until 1992, when he emigrated to the UK on account of a position offered by the Natural History Museum in London and is still doing research there, aged 82. If we understand Professor Poynton’s comments correctly in this frank interview then I’m sure many more will devote the time necessary to engage in the search for truth. click to continue
Very often when we come to spirituality and the search for survival, we’re aiming for something, something liberating, something different, something that we can deconstruct and call our own.
How can we find that? Is it even possible to wake up from “This is all there is” and if so what is ‘it’ that would wake us up? Liberation is not about having the answers. And it has nothing to do with belief, but is rather the absence (or transparency, or seeing through) of belief. Waking up does not happen in the past or the future, only Now. Below you will find one man’s enquiring journey to find a deeper truth. A truth with no inside and no outside, no subject and no object. It simply is. This article is all about trying to help others, particularly non-psychics, who are interested in finding evidence for themselves which demonstrates the reality of the psychic, and survival of physical death. click to continue
The Pearson Matrix series now continues with an examination of the fifth type of ghost the ‘Ethereal Visitor’. It then moves on to continuing the examination of sphere two conditions with the ethereal property of directly converting sound to light. Then it considers the nature of the perfect ethereal memory and the ability to remotely sense detailed information from the time stream. This information is then supplemented by reports of the remarkable abilities of savants.
The Guinness world record holder as the fastest human calculator, Scott Flansburg, is then examined in the light of savants. Scott’s abilities as displayed in an MRI scanner are then matched to experiments with American Top Gun pilots who anticipate the position of an opponent aircraft by precognition. This is then cross-referenced to experiments which indicate that information from the chest precedes information to the brain.
Can savants really be people who display ethereal functions whilst on Earth? click to continue
Allowing us to peak into his private life today is the esteemed Dr Peter Fenwick. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and currently Emeritus senior lecturer, and now visiting lecturer at King’s College, London. He has run a neurosychiatry unit at the Institute of Psychiatry London, he talks exclusively to Spirit Today regarding his very important studies into the relationship between the mind and the brain as well as the end-of-life phenomena. click to continue
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and encourage you to learn more
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Question 1 of 10
Who said to the medium on entering a Spiritualist church in Glasgow in 1918 for the first time:
“Do you really expect me to believe what you said tonight? It may have gone down with some simple-minded people who listened to you, but do you expect a rational thinker to accept as true what you said? Can you prove it to me?”
Do I detect some good ‘ol Scottish blood in you?
Flummoxed by those wily Scots I see..
Only a person with a VERY inquiring mind actively seeking proof would say such a thing and the obvious two choices are Conan Doyle and Findlay.
Question 2 of 10
I say, “Captain W. G. R. Hinchcliffe”, you say, _______________________ .
This book is about the story of two tragic air disasters in England in the late 1920s. It is regarded by many as one of the best evidence-based reports ever.
One of the air disasters was a solo flight attempted by Captain Raymond Hinchliffe (yes, our man), a famous and decorated WWI Ace, and a well-known stage actress and pilot of the time named Elsie Mackay who wanted to be the first woman to cross the Atlantic. She was very wealthy and offered Hinchliffe 10,000 Pounds Sterling(an enormous sum at that time) to take her as co-pilot. They left from Lincolnshire in the dead of winter 1928 and were never heard from again. After he had been missing some weeks his wife received a letter from a bereaved mother who contacted her dead son and reports that Hinchliffe has contacted her through a famous psychic of the time, Eileen Garrett. She informs the wife Captain Hinchliffe is trying to reach her. The real mystery begins at this point.. The information received through the medium was often highly technical, dealing with terms, equipment and techniques that only someone who was involved with the dirigible project could have known.
Getting the exact title is not easy, eh!
It’s a book title we’re after. Can you get the title exactly right without Googling it?
Question 3 of 10
Who said, “My principal object will be to place on record a series of actual occurrences which have taken place in my own house, in the presence of trustworthy witnesses, and under as strict test conditions as I could devise. Every fact which I have observed is, moreover, corroborated by the records of independent observers at other times and places. It will be seen that the facts are of the most astounding character, and seem utterly irreconcilable with all known theories of modem science”?
Here is the paragraph that the quote was taken from:
My principal object will be to place on record a series of actual occurrences which have taken place in my own house, in the presence of trustworthy witnesses, and under as strict test conditions as I could devise. Every fact which I have observed is, moreover, corroborated by the records of independent observers at other times and places. It will be seen that the facts are of the most astounding character, and seem utterly irreconcilable with all known theories of modem science. Having satisfied myself of their truth, it would be moral cowardice to withhold my testimony because my previous publications were ridiculed by critics and others who knew nothing whatever of the subject, and who were too prejudiced to see and judge for themselves whether or not there was truth in the phenomena; I shall state simply what I have seen and proved by repeated experiment and test, and “I have yet to learn that it is irrational to endeavour to discover the causes of unexplained phenomena.”
The quote can be found in a book on this website.
What? You mean you’ve not explored this website thoroughly? Oh no….
Question 4 of 10
Which one of the four never served as SPR president?
A tough question, so well done!
Yes, Professor William James of Harvard University.
William James was Professor of psychology at Harvard University and attained his Doctor of Medicine in 1869 and later taught physiology and philosophy. He was one of the founders of the American Society for Psychical Research and became president of the SPR in 1894-5. He played a huge part in the medium, Leonora Piper, becoming famous.
Arthur Balfour who was a philosopher and Prime Minister in 1902-1905 was the president in 1893.
Then Sir William Crookes was the president from 1896-1899. He was a chemist and physicist, discoverer of thallium and cathode rays and inventor of radiometer amongst many other things.
And the other possible in our multiple choice question was Charles Richet who the president in 1905. He was a French physiologist, Professor of Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine of Paris and a Nobel Prize winner 1913.
Thomas Fletcher Myers is a made-up name!
It is based on Frederic William Henry Myers was president in 1900 . He was a classical scholar and philosopher. Of all the founder members he had perhaps the liveliest and widest-ranging mind.
It was one of those questions that you either knew or you didn’t.
Question 5 of 10
Which famous lecture in 1933 is the following paragraph taken from:
“If, then, we can adduce any evidence that life or mental activity exists in space, and only sporadically makes itself evident by some material activity, the state of our present knowledge of physics renders our acceptance of the fact entirely harmonious. We have to do no violence to our physical conceptions if we admit the fact of survival. Life and mind never were functions of the material body, they only displayed themselves by means of the material organism. The organism was not essential to their existence, but only to their display – that is, to our apprehension of them. If they ever find means of operating in a novel or unusual manner on a physical organism, then they may still manifest their continued existence; and that is exactly what they do. Why should we decline to receive the evidence?”
I see you know your existence from your modes.
This lecture delivered by Sir Oliver Lodge was published in The Queen’s Hospital Annual in 1933 (Birmingham).
Did you know that Sir Oliver Lodge was the first person to send a radio message one year before Marconi? Most people don’t know that.
His great contribution to science has been deliberately played down because people in high places were scared that others would find out that his studies were correct and that we all survive the death of physical body.
This information can be found on the left sidebar of this website!
It’s a very important document and well worth the read.
Question 6 of 10
Now a question about ectoplasm.
Which statement best describes ectoplasm and its extraction?
Yes, it’s a good question isn’t it: What is ectoplasm?
We are told that groups of scientists in the afterlife work with physical mediums to create communication between the dimensions. They extract elements from the body of the medium and from the sitters and the furniture and use it to make a mysterious substance called “ectoplasm”. Ectoplasm can be manipulated into hardened rods and spirit can direct these rods to move large object like tables and chairs and levitate a person. It can also be molded into an artificial voice box or stretched out into flat like a sheet of material with which spirits cover themselves in order to lower their vibrations and become solid.
The word ectoplasm from the Greek meaning literally “exterior- ized substance” was coined by Professor Charles Richet, Professor of Physiology at the Sorbonne in Paris, a winner of the Nobel Prize and member of the prestigious Institute de France who investigated it for 30 years. Dr. Richet’s conclusion was:
There is ample proof that experimental materialization (ectoplasmic) should take definite rank as a scientific fact (Richet 1927: 112).
More information on ectoplasm can be found in the book A Lawyer Presents the Evidence for the Afterlife.
Just get that one sentence down – you won’t forget it!
Question 7 of 10
Which professional stage-magician, now a former member of the Magic Circle, with more than fifty years experience in psychic research said after attending sittings with the Scole group in the the UK, “I discovered no signs of trickery, and in my opinion such conjuring tricks were not possible, for the type of phenomena witnessed, under the conditions applied….”?
You know your stuff.
The Scole Experiment was a recent example of physical mediumship and is a well-documented current experiment, witnessed by a number of people of the highest credibility. These experiments were conducted in England in the home of Robin and Sandra Foy and also in the United States, Ireland and in Spain over a period of six years. There were five hundred sittings from December 1992 to November 1998.
Sceptics may argue that the effects often reported at these sittings could be produced by fraud or some kind of tricks by a stage magicians or similar. At Scole, this was certainly considered by James Webster. James has read and studied the sciences, philosophy, psychology, parapsychology and many paranormal subjects. Combine his studies with his professional interest in magic and you have a well-qualified professional most likely to seek out any potential fraud or trickery in any sitting. James has a wealth of experience and has sat with many mediums including the great Leslie Flint.
James Webster’s book can be found on the left sidebar of Spirit Today.
Well worth purchasing as it has been fully researched and cross referenced.
A wee gem.
Question 8 of 10
Who said, “…literally thousands of different voices of discarnate persons have been tape-recorded for posterity, speaking in different dialects, in foreign languages unknown to me and even in languages no longer spoken on this earth.”?
In 1948 Leslie Flint agreed to a series of experiments conducted by scientists from the Society for Psychical Research. One experiment was reported in detail where he conducted a sitting with adhesive tape pressed over his lips. Bandages were tied over the tape, and his hands and legs were tied to a chair. The observers concluded that in spite of the above restrictions the voices were soon speaking with their usual clarity, even shouting. Some 12 persons in the room all heard more than enough to convince the most stubborn sceptic.
Another expert who investigated Leslie Flint and thoroughly vouched for his authenticity was Professor William R. Bennett, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in New York City. He wrote:
My experience with Mr Flint is first hand; I have heard the independent voices. Furthermore, modern investigation techniques not available in earlier tests corroborate previous conclusions by indicating that the voices are not his. But to be thorough, one should consider the possibility of live accomplices… This suggestion became untenable for me during his visit to New York in September 1970, when, in an impromptu séance in my apartment, the same voices not only appeared but took part in conversations with the guests (Flint 1971: 220).
In the top left sidebar of this website you can find the recordings of Leslie Flint.
Question 9 of 10
When in a trance, who were Irish medium Eileen Garrett’s two spirit controls?
Tough question, especially with similar sounding options.
Question 10 of 10
When asked to discuss the philosophy of the spheres who immediately replied, in part: “You desire an elucidation of the philosophy of the ‘spheres,’ or an explanation of the successive unfolding of the Spirit though different gradations, either embodied or disembodied. The word ‘sphere’ when applied to any object simply signifies the orbicular condition or position of that object, and does not illustrate or imply an particular location with regard to other objects. But when applied to mind, it represents the compass or power of the mental capacity. The sphere of your material earth comprises all that space in which it moves and, atmospherically, all those elements that surround it and are influenced by its revolutionary changes. So the sphere of an individualized soul is the orbit of its revolutions, and the influence of its movements upon its own center of attraction
Beginning at age 11, young Cora L. V. Scott (later Cora L. V. Richmond) would go into trance and the spirits would begin lecturing on various subjects — everything from social and economic issues and reforms to religion and the meaning of life. To test her, various scientists and scholars in attendance at her lectures would give a subject to her to speak extemporaneously on. She would then baffle them by immediately offering a profound discourse on the subject for an hour or more.Her eloquent discourse on “The Influence of the Aryan Philosophy upon the Philosophy of Modern Times” was given at age 14, a subject also selected by a member of the audience.According to her biographer, when Cora, an American, lectured in Scotland, “she” spoke with a perfect Scottish accent.
Also, in 1854, when Cora was 14, Professor James Mapes, a renowned chemist and inventor of that era, asked her to speak on the subject of “Primary Rocks.” At the conclusion of her discourse on that subject, Mapes admitted that he was dumbfounded. “I am a college-educated man, and have been all my long life an investigator of scientific subjects and associated with scientific men, but I stand here this afternoon dumb before this young girl,” Mapes was quoted.
Reproductions of the book and other books about Cora Richmond are hard to find, but they can be found here: http://www.InterfarFacing.com
This information is courtesy of Mike Tymn.
Cora L. V. Scott (later Cora L. V. Richmond) was not your average young girl, hence your wrong answer! (This question has caught most people out.)
A new laboratory has been developed in the UK. You would be forgiven for not recognising it as a laboratory as there isn’t a test tube, Bunsen burner or white coated scientist in sight. Instead, it’s just a large room with a wooden floor and a few chairs in it. Perhaps not the archetypal laboratory that springs to mind? The room however, has been designed to allow scientists and researchers to apply stringent control measures to help solve one of the most intriguing questions ever asked by humanity: Is there life after death? click to continue
Ethereal Communications on Landscapes and Living Conditions
The Nature of ‘Time’ in the Ethereal Worlds
In part five of the Pearson Matrix series we were introduced to the location of the ethereal worlds. That article provided information stating that these surround our Earth but operate on other frequencies of mechanical vibration inside the network of the Pearson Matrix system.
Now, in part six of the series, we are invited to examine the nature of life on the ‘Summerland’ surface of cyber space sphere two. A world which, if it is as described by people gifted in inter-frequency communication, is as real to its occupants as our world is to us.
Can the absence of dust in the environments of the spheres really be the result of the no automatic ageing of people or objects? Is this because these higher frequency environments are operating outside automatic advancement of the time stream software?
Spirit Today has another fantastic interview for you on your favourite subject – survival of consciousness after bodily death. Today we chat with Gwen Byrne on the 50th year of the passing of her son Russell. Nothing unusual in that you might think, except that Gwen and her (now deceased) husband Alf met their “dead” son on many occasions since Russell’s passing.click to continue
Fresh off a two-hour interview on Coast to Coast with Art Bell in the States is today’s guest, Tricia Robertson from Glasgow. Nigh on thirty years of blood, sweat and tears have given Tricia (pictured above with her daughter Roslyn), a taste for the world that science doesn’t recognise (yet), a world beyond, a world that has many labels—none of which are really suitable—a world where there are things you can do when you’re dead!
Tricia, a former teacher of mathematics and physics and a former President for the Scottish Society for Psychical Research tells it like it is. You want a straight answer to what death is all about, ask Tricia. She was also a founding member, and Hon Sec of PRISM, Psychical Research Involving Selected Mediums and at present is a tutor for the Department of Continuing Education at Glasgow University. Tricia also worked very closely with the late, great Professor Archie Roy, so she knows her stuff. A veteran of many TV, radio and Internet programmes, we are delighted to welcome Tricia Robertson to Spirit Today.. click to continue
Welcome to Part 4 of our Pearson Matrix series where we look at death and the the gateway to a better life.
For centuries people have been told that if they believe the knowledge written the books of the various religions they will receive the gift of eternal life.
Perhaps in many cases this message has been diluted over the centuries and better and more reliable sources of modern information are now available. Today we are invited to move deeper into the software of the Pearson Matrix, and to discover that there are clearer explanations for what the religions of the world are teaching.
This website is exploring the nature of existence and we are hearing from the people at the cutting edge of research. The Pearson Matrix now considers what happens at the crossing point which Alan Middleton says is misdescribed as ‘death’.
Is he correct? Is being dead “The world’s most underrated occupation?” click to continue
In today’s post we take a look at the mediumship of Gordon Garforth.
“Gordon is a deep trance and physical medium. His team, under the control of ‘Jack’ produce ectoplasm for maskings and to coat the larynx. Some recent sittings have produced great results and a defined ectoplasmic mask placed in front of Gordon’s face was cly seen by all. Not only do strong physical features such as moustaches appear, but Gordon’s body will both grow and contract”. – Mike Ganley.
The post you are about to read is written by Gordon’s assistant, Mike, who along with Gaynor and other members of the Pomegranate group keep Gordon on the straight and narrow – I’ve heard he’s partial to the beer ‘Old Leg Over’ click to continue
Here at Spirit Today we aim to be a little different by celebrating the people who have done great work and wonderful service in the world of survival. Combining this great work and wonderful service with a healthy dose of open-minded scepticism and an interest in psi phenomena is today’s guest, 94-year-old click to continue
Welcome to Part 3 of the ‘Pearson Matrix – Spiritual Thoughts’. What this work (and Ron Pearson’s theory) is telling us is that the higher reality of matter is a contrived reality. All quantum rules by which it operates, like Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle and Schrodinger’s wave equation, are mathematical constructs produced by the basic reality of the ‘ether’ (matrix).
The background grid, alias the structured ether, involves minds linked by information transfer via its filaments. Each is just a more highly organised switching pattern but is otherwise simply part of the grid. The rest of the grid acts as a machine like a computing system which has been programmed by the conscious parts to generate the structure of matter.
The grid acts like the computers we use to predict the weather. It projects existing trends and so is able to feed into the memory banks a very accurate description of what will occur in the future provided the exercise of free will changes nothing.
More than twenty years ago Ron Pearson was writing about what we now call the ‘time stream’ and the ‘mind matter interface’. The Pearson Matrix series of articles which you are reading are Alan Middleton’s contribution which attempts to expand the understanding of Ron’s theories.
One point I would like you to be aware of is that Ron was first to discover these great truths.
As usual, nothing but the best for our readers here at Spirit Today.
Today’s treat comes from Hawaii in the form of the legendary Michael Tymn, vice-president of the Academy for Spiritual and Consciousness Studies.
In this interview we talk about life after death, religious and scientific fundamentalism, and shifting paradigms. He is also kind enough to divulge what he has for breakfast, one of life’s biggest mysteries revealed.
Michael’s spiritual power is very strong and he’s a great authority for historical facts and figures related to afterlife evidence. So in his many hours working his way through scientific studies, has he found irrefutable evidence for the survival of consciousness and a more intelligent afterlife than that provided by orthodox religion?
In the hot seat today is a ex-television repairman who became an uncover agent for our British Intelligence Agencies.
Mission impossible for you and I maybe, but not for the man whose dreams have since been the subject of TV appearances as far afield as Japan, national newspaper articles on both sides of the pond, and experiments by the University of Arizona. Our guest today says his dreams foretell the future. In fact, his nightly dreams became so accurate that the highest echelons of government became interested him as did Scotland Yard and MI5. The messages in his dreams are click to continue
We live our lives from day to and think that tomorrow does not yet exist and what happened yesterday has gone forever. Many also think that there are no consequences which result from our thoughts and actions during our lifetimes.
The Flint tapes tell us that people on other frequencies of existence travel in history.
They tell us that all Earth history is recorded in the ‘atmosphere’ of the Earth. click to continue
We are living at a unique historical time in the history of mankind; a time when the old divisions between matter and spirit are clearly giving way to a newer, unified theory. A time when this information can be disseminated through the power of the Internet and easily researched by anyone willing to take the time to do so.
Some scientists who have studied and researched matters of life and death have come to the conclusion that there is click to continue
Sure, you can sit at home tonight and watch Big Brother on your sofa like everyone else. Or you can tune in to this one-of-a kind red-carpet post here on Spirit Today. We aim to bring you nothing but the best and today we’ve got another cracker lined up for you. It will require you to burn some brain calories and cover some mouse miles but you will be rewarded handsomely.
Once or twice a week, I receive private email that blows me away.
Private email of personal experiences.
That time of the week is here again.
I, for one, have always been impressed with people who can eloquently and easily put their emotionally charged experiences down on paper. I can’t. But some can. This week that someone is Rob Simpson, an attorney from California in the U.S. Rob generally keeps a low profile about his experiences, but he has given me express permission to share an email exchange we had together. click to continue
Under the microscope today is Ronald Pearsonwho spills the beans on Einstein, why the big bang theory is wrong, and why scientists reject all notions of a spiritual realm. We talk about this, and much more in this exclusive interview. click to continue
Having been at the helm of providing survival of consciousness illumination at one of the most interesting times in our history, including a welcome return to more people accepting energy and information as being our true reality and not matter, you might be expecting CFPF founder Michael Roll to beclick to continue
Scientists past and present, empiricists and other professionals who have systematically studied, researched and tested the afterlife and psychic phenomena—using scientific method—have come to the conclusion that click to continue
Hello, and welcome to ST, a place where you'll learn new ideas that could lead to fundamental scientific principles being re-addressed. Here we endeavour to link spiritual ideas with scientific thought, while conversely countering dogmatism in science.
There is evidence that something is going on unaccounted for in our present paradigm and needs to be addressed. In our articles and interviews you'll discover some of the multitude of experiments that have been done thus far infer that the mind is able to manipulate the environment around it, suggesting that some theories that have so far only been expressed through mathematics may actually be real phenomena.
Are we on the cusp of a science that also embraces the Spirit?
"Science is the search for truth."
– Dr. Linus Pauling
“If you wish to upset the law that all crows are black, you mustn’t seek to show that no crows are; it is enough if you prove one single crow to be white.”
– William James
"True scepticism does allow facts to guide conclusions; it is the false scepticism of debunkers that accepts no guidance from facts, because such people 'know' the answers already." – Professor John Poynton
“I believe now that death, like birth, may be a mere passing from one state of consciousness into another.”
– Dr. Pim van Lommel
“I’m absolutely convinced of the fact that those who once lived on earth can and do communicate with us. It is hardly possible to convey to the inexperienced an adequate idea of the strength and cumulative force of the evidence (for the afterlife).” – Sir William Barrett
“Consider your own place in the universal oneness of which we are all a part, from which we all arise, and to which we all return.” – Professor David Fontana
"What are the implications for science of the fact that psychic functioning appears to be a real effect? These phenomena seem mysterious, but no more mysterious perhaps than strange phenomena of the past which science has now happily incorporated within its scope." – Professor Brian D. Josephson
"What happens after death is so unspeakably glorious that our imagination and our feelings do not suffice to form even an approximate conception of it. The dissolution of our time-bound form in eternity brings no loss of meaning." – Carl Jung
"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth." – Arthur Conan Doyle
“The universe looks less like a big machine than a big thought.” ― Dean Radin
"It is difficult to find happiness in oneself but it is impossible to find it anywhere else." – Schopenhauer
“It is quite true that a connection has been set up between this world and the next.” – Sir William Crookes
"I am convinced that a spiritual realm exists which is of more central importance to the progress of the universe than the physical realm." – Professor Peter Wadhams
"The world in which we live is not the only one in which we shall live or have lived." – Kurt Gödel
"The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." – Thomas Paine
"My position is that the phenomena of communicating with those who crossed over - in their entirety do not require further confirmation. They are proved quite as well as facts are proved in other sciences." – Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace
"...the evidence strongly suggests that we do survive death and continue on in another dimension of reality." – Michael Tymn
"It seems to me the facts are undeniable. I am convinced that I have been present at realities." – Dr. Charles Richet
"I tell you with all my strength of the conviction which I can muster that we do persist, that people still continue to take an interest in what is going on, that they know far more about things on this earth than we do, and are able from time to time to communicate with us…I do not say it is easy, but it is possible, and I have conversed with my friends just as i can converse with anyone in this audience now." – Sir Oliver Lodge
"Happiness depends on what you can give, not on what you can get." – Swami Chinmayananda
"Of all persons endowed with a powerful development of this Psychic Force, Mr. Daniel Dunglas Home is the most remarkable and it is mainly owing to the many opportunities I have had of carrying on my investigation in his presence that I am enabled to affirm so conclusively the existence of this force." – Sir William Crookes
"A paradox is not a conflict with reality. It is a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality should be like." – Dr. Richard Feynman
"Do I believe that individual minds are more interconnected than mainstream science would have us believe? I don’t take a position of belief, but follow the data, which is very clear, and shows that there is interconnection between minds and there are effects of mind obtaining information at a distance." – Dr. Peter Fenwick
“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
"I am ashamed and grieved at having opposed with so much tenacity the possibility of psychic facts – the facts exist and I boast of being a slave to facts. There can be no doubt that genuine psychical phenomena are produced by intelligences totally independent of the psychic and the parties present at the sittings." – Dr. Cesare Lombroso
Death is the greatest illusion of all." – Osho Rajneesh
"I've waited now sixteen long years, and so far no has been able to rebut the evidence i produced in my published research." – Arthur Findlay
"I do not hesitate to affirm my conviction, based on personal examination of the subject, that any man who declares the phenomena to be impossible is one who speaks without knowing what he is talking about." – Professor Camille Flammarion
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see." – Helen Keller
" [The facts revealed necessitate] the complete overthrow of materialistic physiology, [and that] the materialistic conception of the universe is false and cannot be reconciled with our present biological knowledge.” – Dr. Gustave Geley
"For nearly a hundred years, we have known that the material world is an illusion. Everything that seems solid - a rock, a tree, your body - is actually 99.999% empty space." – Deepak Chopra
“I can no longer ignore the data (on research into the survival of consciousness) and dismiss the words (coming through mediums). They are as real as the sun, the trees, and our television sets, which seem to pull pictures out of the air.” – Dr. Gary Schwartz
"Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow." – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"...paranormal phenomena such as apports, prediction, telepathy, dowsing and the like can be explained by an extended physics as potentially real effects." – Ron Pearson
"I have absolutely no fear of death. From my near-death research and my personal experiences, death is, in my judgment, simply a transition into another kind of reality." – Raymond Moody
"The whole of the available evidence is explicable on the hypothesis of the survival of the human soul in a soul body. There is no longer a ‘deadlock’ or ‘stalemate’ on the question of survival." – Dr. Robert Crookall
"If I lived a billion years more, in my body or yours, there's not a single experience on Earth that could ever be as good as being dead. Nothing." – Dr. Dianne Morrissey, a near-death experiencer
"Space and time are illusions that hold us to the physical realm; in the spirit realm, all is present simultaneously." – Beverly Brodsky