Entries by Eben Alexander

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Spiritual Healing

Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist James Carpenter has written an interesting article in Aeon addressing the scourge of the misuse of antipsychotic drugs in developed countries. In so doing, he opens the conversation to points I often make to medical audiences about the fundamental role of spiritual healing, and of deeper understanding of spiritual disease, in […]

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Confronting Evil, Part II

Just as people began responding to my blog on “Confronting Evil,” reports started coming in about the tragic deaths in Nice, France on July 14 – the killing of innocent people around the world continues to shock us daily. Yet again, we are confronted with unbelievable crimes against humanity, no matter what the cause, from […]

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Confronting Evil

True forgiveness is an essential choice that many successfully embrace in seemingly despicable circumstances. In my younger years, I sensed great truth in the saying “Tout comprendre, tout pardoner.” Translated, this oft-quoted phrase means “if you understand someone else completely, you can pardon all of their actions.” This supposition hinges on the notion that humans […]

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Your Sense of Free Will Defies Conventional Science

In a provocative article concerning free will (The Atlantic, June 2016), British philosopher Stephen Cave alarms readers with a discussion of the apparent damage that a belief in determinism—the idea that events are predetermined and completely defy any human notion of free will—would cause in our social systems. Fortunately, his commentary is based on erroneous […]

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Compelling Studies on Drugs and Consciousness

One of the most fundamental, and damaging, falsehoods in modern science is that all that exists is the physical world, and the closely related concept that the physical brain creates consciousness. Modern neuroscience is contributing to the rejection of this misconception through a set of interesting experiments assessing the action of various psychedelic drugs on […]

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Godspeed, Edgar Mitchell!

Forty-five years ago today, Edgar Mitchell, one of the great explorers of our era, was piloting Antares, the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) for the Apollo 14 Mission, down to land in the hills of the Fra Mauro highlands on the Moon (February 5-6, 1971). His partner in the LEM was Alan Shepard, who, almost ten […]

2015 Interviews

Eben Alexander has been a guest on many programs. In addition to those featured below, a full list of media interviews is available under the “media” page. Heaven on Earth Summit   Diario de Pernambuco in Brazil, article posted to “Curiosmente“ by Paolo Trigueiro for our Portuguese readers (translate it on Google):   Canada’s Réconciliation […]

Our Direct Link to the Divine

Theurgy, or divine work, involves a more active participation than theology, the study of the divine. Theurgy refers to the divinity that is part of our very consciousness, and to our participation and identity with the Divine. In this spirit of participation in the divine work, Karen Newell (co-founder of Sacred Acoustics) and I thoroughly […]

Autumn Adventures 2015

Dear Friends, I am blessed with endless ongoing encounters in enlightened spiritual communities and Findhorn, Scotland is no exception. We are basking in the beautiful energy of this community and setting, participating in a heartfelt sharing of soulful connection with so many who are awakened to the reality of our oneness. Karen Newell and I […]