BOOKS you'd recommend?

Discussion in 'Other Stuff' started by Steve, Mar 29, 2014.

  1. Steve

    Steve Member

    Oct 31, 2013
    I'm sorry if there's a similar thread somewhere else - I looked ?

    Books you've maybe just finished reading, or in your all time favourites ? Here's a couple I read recently :-

    ' From Science to God - A physicist's Journey into the Mystery of Consciousness '
    Peter Russell

    ' Wisdon of Near Death Experiences - How Understanding NDE's can help us live more fully '
    Dr Penny Sartori

    ' Glimpses of Eternity - An Investigation into Shared Death Experiences '
    Dr Raymond Moody

    ' Quantum Enigma '
    Bruce Rosenblum & Fred Kuttner
  2. radicalpolitik

    radicalpolitik New

    Mar 18, 2014
    The tome that is 'Irreducible Mind' is very good, heavy on the academic stuff, which is to be expected, but good nonetheless.
    Ian Stevenson's books are very good from what I'm told
    Dean Radin's books (although I shudder at his association with Chopra)
  3. Max_B

    Max_B Member

    Nov 1, 2013
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    These have all had an impact on me over the last 7 years or so...


    by Celia Green

    The Departed Among The Living

    by Erlendur Haraldsson

    The Black Hole War

    by Leonard Susskind

    The Truth in the Light

    by Peter Fenwick

    The Art of Dying

    by Peter & Elizabeth Fenwick

    Return from Tomorrow

    by George Ritchie

    The Lady in the Van
    by Alan Bennett
  4. Typoz

    Typoz Member

    Nov 1, 2013
    Currently seems to be available as a free download for Kindle:

    I've not read that one, but found the previous two books in the series interesting/thought provoking, though they may not be to everyone's taste.

    Psychic Readings With The Thinkers Of Heaven
    Straight Talk From Heaven
    by John and Martha McGinnis​
  5. Obiwan

    Obiwan Member

    Nov 1, 2013
    "Is There An Afterlife?" - David Fontana
    "Voices in the Dark" - Leslie Flint
    "Healing Hands" - J Bernard Hutton
    "Psychic Adventures in New York" - Nevill Whymant
    "On The Edge Of The etheric" - Arthur Findlay
    "Mediumship And Survival" - Alan Gauld

    any of Chris Carter's books;
  6. Saiko

    Saiko Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    The Holographic Universe - Michael Talbot
  7. perandre

    perandre Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    "Heaven is for real" (How I got into NDEs).
  8. Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon Ninshub Member

    Oct 31, 2013
    Now reading Ian Stevenson's Cases of the Reincarnation Type, Vol. I: Ten Cases in India. (1975). Some good ones in there, but I've heard it say there are even better ones in the next tome, Sri Lanka. Strictly from a reading perspective, though, the manner of presentation can get a little repetitive, but the scientific process requires it I guess.

    Going back to Stevenson, I've taken a short break from my recently started UFO journey, focusing on the nults and bolts perspective. Keith Chester's Strange Company (2007) is a pretty good book on the foo fighter phenomena during WWII, including a lot of lesser known solid craft sightings, not just luminous light phenomena. Before that, I REALLY enjoyed the classic The UFO Evidence (1964), by Richard Hall/NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena). If you want tons and tons of data on the best of sightings from the mid-1940s to the early 60s, selecting the very best cases from the very best witnesses, and engaging in really fun (but serious stuff) like pattern analysis, the various UFO waves that occurred, in North America and around the world. Strictly empirical, but awesome if you're into data, or if your favorite bedtime reading is reading the phone book - just kidding. This is one of the books that people like Stanton Friedman consistently bring out that Skeptics don't bother to read. All that stuff documented in Leslie Kean's book (strong cases by strong witnesses), it was already there, and in spades.

    You can read it online if you look around, but I found it easier reading through a used 1997 reprint of the original (which had been sent to all members of Congress). For many years until '97. this stuff was on the black market, and hard to get: UFO Evidence

    I fully agree with this Amazon reviewer:
  9. Raimo

    Raimo New

    Nov 11, 2013
    My all time favorites:

    Reincarnation and Biology: a Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects Volume 1: Birthmarks by Ian Stevenson

    Reincarnation and Biology: a Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects Volume 2: Birth Defects by Ian Stevenson

    Life Before Life: Children's Memories of Previous Lives by Jim B. Tucker

    Return to Life: Extraordinary Cases of Children Who Remember Past Lives by Jim B. Tucker

    The Departed Among The Living: An Investigative Study of Afterlife Encounters by Erlendur Haraldsson

    Randi's Prize: What Sceptics Say About the Paranormal, Why They Are Wrong & Why It Matters by Robert McLuhan

    At the Hour of Death: A New Look at Evidence For Life After Death by Erlendur Haraldsson and Karlis Osis

    The Art of Dying by Peter Fenwick and Elizabeth Fenwick

    Science and the Afterlife Experience: Evidence for the Immortality of Consciousness by Chris Carter

    The Secret of the Soul: Using Out-of-Body Experiences to Understand Our True Nature by William Buhlman

    This House is Haunted by Guy Lyon Playfair

    Glimpses of Eternity by Raymond Moody

    Return From Heaven by Carol Bowman
  10. fls

    fls Member

    Oct 31, 2013
    Thinking Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman

    Godel, Escher, Bach, by Douglas Hofstadter

    The Psychology of the Psychic, by Marks and Kammann

    Chaos, by James Gleick

    The Drunkard's Walk, by Leonard Moldinow

    A Different Universe, by Robert Laughlin

    Phantoms in the Brain, by Ramachandran

    The Universe and the Teacup, by K. C. Cole

    The Hero With a Thousand Faces, by Joseph Campbell


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