Paranormal World | Children who talk of past lives |Re-reading Old Souls

This morning while I was drinking coffee in a Wendy's with traffic passing outside the window, I finished reading, for the second time, Old Souls, New York journalist Tom Shroder's book about psychiatrist Ian Stevenson and the children who speak of past lives. As I put the book down, it occurred to me that these … Continue reading Paranormal World | Children who talk of past lives |Re-reading Old Souls

Paranormal World | Reincarnation | Why was Ian Stevenson so alone?

Think about this. The Toronto library system, in 128 branches, has 495 copies of Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming . On behalf of my wife who is too disabled to go to the library anymore, I put in a request for a copy of the book three months ago. We received it this week. Why such … Continue reading Paranormal World | Reincarnation | Why was Ian Stevenson so alone?

Paranormal World|Children who talk of past lives | Kumkum Verma

Sinduhaja 'Kumkum' Verma, was born March 14, 1955 in Bihara, a village 40 kms from the city of Dharbanga in northern India. Her father, doctor B. K. Verma, and her mother Subhadra were educated Hindus of a relatively high caste. According to psychiatrist Ian Stevenson, this case is one of the strongest he encountered. It … Continue reading Paranormal World|Children who talk of past lives | Kumkum Verma

Paranormal World | Stephen Hawking says there is no God

This week we were informed on internet news sites that in his posthumous book Brief Answers to the Big Questions, Stephen Hawking has left us the message that there is no God. According to the report I read, this was a "bombshell". Well, as far as I'm concerned, it wasn't even news, since Hawking declared … Continue reading Paranormal World | Stephen Hawking says there is no God

Paranormal World |reincarnation children | Jagdish Chandra the wrestler

If I was asked to choose an investigator to look into some inexplicable paranormal phenomenon - from a pool that included maybe a clinical psychologist, a quantum physicist, a neuroscientist, a mathematician, and a lawyer - who do you think I would choose? The lawyer, as long as he or she had trial experience. Why? … Continue reading Paranormal World |reincarnation children | Jagdish Chandra the wrestler