A few things to keep you busy over the weekend…
- Michael Prescott tells “How Martin Gardner Bamboozled His Readers” (a criticism of Gardner’s often cited ‘debunking’ of Leonora Piper). I have added my own comments directly following Michael’s excellent blog post.
- Cabinet of Wonders discusses Theosophy’s influence on the revival of cremation as a funeral option in the West.
- The latest podcast from the Psychedelic Salon is Susan Blackmore’s lecture “Consciousness Isn’t What It Seems To Be“.
- Andrew Gough’s Arcadia website has a new guest article by Corjan de Raaf, titled “Last Message of the Initiate Jean Cocteau“.
- Jeff Wells writes about synchronicities and conspiracies in the latest entry at Rigorous Intuition.
- Erowid.org has Jon Hanna’s review of Tripping: An Anthology of True-life Psychedelic Adventures, by Charles Hayes (originally from Entheogen Review). You can find out more about the book at the official website.
- Filip Coppens writes about the Great Pyramid in the latest article on his website.
- The new Skeptico podcast is with Tibetan Buddhism scholar Dr B. Alan Wallace, who discusses consciousness, meditation, and skepticism.
- Anthony North goes “In Search of One” at Beyond the Blog.
- The latest eSkeptic newsletter gets hot and steamy over Bonobo sex.
- UFO Area has a piece on the “Mystery of Arkaim Town“.
- The August MAPS news update is now available.
- Filer’s Files #32 has the latest ufological roundup.