Inside Issue #131
SECRETS OF TIWANAKU
Lost Artifacts and Hidden Rooms?
BY HUGH NEWMAN
In December 2017, fellow megalithic researcher J.J. Ainsworth, and I, stayed in Tiwanaku for a few days to thoroughly explore the sites of Tiwanaku and Puma Punku, looking for any anomalies or things we‘d previously missed. I have visited the area ten times over twelve years and was part of the “Ancient Aliens“ TV show in an episode focussed on the mystery of Puma Punku, but I had never had more than one day to explore the complex. This time I had four.
LOST REALMS - FOLLOWING THE MYTHIC TRAIL
Ancient Clues Point to a Missing History
BY FRANK JOSEPH
My article about lost, ancient, civilizations, “Searching for Antilia and Hyperborea,“ had just gone to press with “Atlantis Rising“ #130 (July/August, 2018), when I stumbled upon a forgotten passage in Homer‘s “Odyssey“ that seemed to reference one of these kingdoms.
BEYOND THE BRAIN
Could Mind and Consciousness Exist Independently?
BY ROBERT M. SCHOCH, Ph.D.
There is strong evidence that mind and consciousness are separate from and independent of, yet intimately related to (one might say entangled with), the brain during biological life. When the brain dies, consciousness and mind may continue.
IS TIME SPEEDING UP?
The Future Is Ahead of Schedule
BY SUSAN B. MARTINEZ, Ph.D.
Over the centuries there has been much speculation on the nature of change, scientists even polarizing into uniformitarians versus catastrophists (gradualism versus Great Leap Forward), the latter especially championed by post-modern theorists. Some see the decline of our civilization threatening to “speed up dramatically“, others merely remarking the “vertiginous pace of change.“