Exploring the Edge Realms of Consciousness

Liminal Zones, Psychic Science, and the Hidden Dimensions of the Mind

By Daniel Pinchbeck (Editor); Ken Jordan (Editor); Stephen Hershey
(Evolver Editions, Paperback, 9781583944882, 364pp.)

Publication Date: September 18, 2012

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A diverse group of authors journey into the fringes of human consciousness, tackling psychic and paranormal phenomena, lucid dreaming, synchronistic encounters, and more. Collected from the online magazine Reality Sandwich, these essays explore regions of the mind often traversed by shamans, mystics, and visionary artists; adjacent and contiguous to our normal waking state, these realms may be encountered in dreams or out-of-body experiences, accessed through meditation or plant medicines, and marked by psychic phenomena and uncanny synchronicities. From demons encountered in sleep paralysis visions to psychic research conducted by the CIA, the seemingly disparate topics covered here congeal to form a larger picture of what these extraordinary states of consciousness might have to tell us about the nature of reality itself.




About the Author
Daniel Pinchbeck lives in New York City, where he was raised by the abstract painter Peter Pinchbeck and Beat Generation writer Joyce Johnson. His feature articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and others. His books include the bestseller 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (Tarcher, 2007) and Breaking Open the Head (Broadway, 2003). He is a monthly columnist for Conscious Choice magazine and the editorial director of Reality Sandwich (www.realitysandwich.com).

Jordan has pioneered innovative Web sites such as SonicNet, Word, and Media Channel, where he is now site director.

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