The Search for Bridey Murphy

The Search for Bridey Murphy
  In 1952, amateur hypnotist Morey Bernstein put American housewife Virginia Tighe into a trance with the idea of using hypnotic regression to take her back to her earliest memories. He was astonished to hear Victoria start talking in an Irish accent, claiming she was Bridey Murphy, an Irish woman born 150 years earlier. According ...

The Weight of the Human Soul

The Weight of the Human Soul
  Whether religious or not, most people believe we have some sort of spirit or soul that survives death. (It’s just everything else we argue about). It’s pretty much a given that we have to take the soul’s existence on faith alone. But do we need to? In 1901, an American doctor, Duncan MacDougall, working ...

Song and Dance Man

Song and Dance Man
  Glastonbury Music Festival got me thinking… Where does singing and dancing come from? ‘Music makes the people come together’ as the great songstress once said. And it certainly does. Whether listening to a festival or singing in a church choir or even at a football match, the effect is powerful; emotional; spiritual. Songs punctuate ...

Become a Psychic – Amaze your Friends

Become a Psychic – Amaze your Friends
Being psychic involves the rarest of all human gifts: listening… Yes you heard right – no telepathy; just listening! Any budding Jean Grey or Professor X need read no further. But for the rest of us poor schmucks, here is how to wow at parties by being so insightful people will think you are psychic. ...