Beyond Supernature: A New Natural History of the Supernatural

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 27, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 304 pages
A thought-provoking look at the world of the supernatural that shows how many paranormal events can be explained by what we already know—or don’t know—about the natural world.

Scientist and rationalist Lyall Watson, the author of the million-copy bestseller Supernature, reveals the inconsistencies, blank spots, and “soft edges” in current scientific theory that make the existence of the supernatural not only an intriguing possibility—but a necessary and perfectly logical part of our explanation of the workings of the universe.
Examining breakthroughs in science from biology to biofeedback, from quantum physics to paraphysics, the author proposes a revolutionary synthesis of nature and supernature. He offers surprising insights into such “unexplainable” phenomena as telepathy, reincarnation, synchronicity, poltergeists, evolutionary intelligence, and other mind-bending questions challenging science today. Beyond Supernature is a groundbreaking new chapter in the never-ending search for reality. It is a book for anyone who can still look at the world with both common sense and a sense of wonder.

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Part OneLIFE
Chapter OnePATTERN
Chapter TwoPERSON
Chapter ThreePROCESS
Part TwoMIND
Chapter FourSELF
Chapter FiveSOCIETY
Part ThreePLANET

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Lyall Watson was a noted naturalist and the author of over 20 books, including SupernatureBeyond Supernature, and Jacobson's Organ and the Remarkable Nature of Smell. Born in Johannesburg, he earned degrees in botany and zoology from Witwatersrand University, and a doctorate in ethology from the University of London. He died in 2008.

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