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Paranormal News and Views for October 16, 2012

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LIFE AFTER DEATH:

Near death experience comes to life
The topic of near-death experience had made the cover of Newsweek.But the piece was pitched as "Proof of heaven/afterlife", but no real evidence was offered in the article. And Eben Alexander's experience actually didn't sound overly like a typical NDE…in fact, it sounded a whole lot more like a psychedelic experience via entheogens such as Salvia or DMT...

"Proof of Heaven"
The secular world pays little attention to scientific research on psi and survival of death. But every so often someone stirs the pot, and then all its confusions and anxieties rise to the surface. We saw it last year with Daryl Bem's precognition experiments. Now it's Eben Alexander's turn, with the Newsweek article trailing Proof of Heaven, his book on his near-death experience that's about to be published...

PODCASTS WORTH LISTENING TO:

Silver Screen Saucers
Binnall of America: This episode examines the connection between Hollywood, UFOs, and the government with Robbie Graham, creator of the critically acclaimed website "Silver Screen Saucers." Host Tim Binnall and Graham discuss how Hollywood shapes the public perception and expectations of the UFO phenomenon and ETs, how pervasive government intervention is in UFO entertainment, and how the DoD and CIA work with filmmakers to advance differing agendas...

Ancient Relics & Mysteries
Coast to Coast AM: Researcher and writer on the subject of ancient mysteries, Adrian Gilbert, discussed the legacy of objects such as the Stone of Destiny, and the Ark of the Covenant, as well as stargates and prophecy...

Ancient Aliens Debunked
Paranormal Podcast: Documentarian Chris White joins Jim Harold to share his opinion that the "Ancient Aliens" theory is simply wrong. During part two of the program, journalist James Renner tells tales of weird Ohio that he covers in his new book It Came From Ohio...

mysteries of Mars and the Moon
The Paracast: Gene and Chris explore the other side of the mysteries of Mars and the Moon with Expat, to provide another point of view of the claims made by Mike Bara and Richard Hoagland about evidence of intelligent artifacts...

Synchronicity is Real
Skeptiko: Host Alex Tsakiris and guest host Robert Perry interview Dr. Kirby Surprise, author of Synchronicity: The Art of Coincidence, Choice, and Unlocking Your Mind. During the interview Surprise discusses how synchronicity relates to other paranormal experiences...

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