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Do psychics really make contact with another world? An article by Hilary Mantel, author of the novel Beyond Black (Amazon US and UK).
Psychic John Edwards’ new book gives advice on how to pray the rosary. Also interesting is this editorial on the staff debate as to whether to run the aforementioned story (in the National Catholic Reporter). That’s right, there’ s no room for reporting on the supernatural in the NCR!
The search for Bigfoot is on. A reporter tags along with the much-maligned Tom Biscardi.
Words and language affect our perception of reality. You can’t go past the McKenna quote below for a sublime explanation of this…
Quote of the Day:
Culture replaces authentic feeling with words. As an example of this, imagine an infant lying in its cradle, and the window is open, and into the room comes something, marvelous, mysterious, glittering, shedding light of many colors, movement, sound, a tranformative hierophany of integrated perception and the child is enthralled – and then the mother comes into the room and she says to the child, ‘that’s a bird, baby, that’s a bird,’ instantly the complex wave of the angel peacock irridescent transformative mystery is collapsed, into the word. All mystery is gone, the child learns this is a bird, this is a bird, and by the time we’re five or six years old all the mystery of reality has been carefully tiled over with words. This is a bird, this is a house, this is the sky, and we seal ourselves in within a linguistic shell of disempowered perception