Category Archives: Mysticism

Near-Death Experiencers Shouldn’t Be Treated as Crazy

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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Erica McKenzie is a registered nurse who has not only seen many patients come back from the brink of death with reports of experiencing the other side, but who has also had her own profound near-death experience. McKenzie spent months in a psychiatric facility after telling a doctor about her...

Why Was Stonehenge Built?

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Author: Sarah Griffiths

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Humans have marvelled at the majesty of Stonehenge for thousands of years, but the famous landmark’s original purpose has remained a mystery. Now, a new technique has revealed 15 previously unknown Neolithic monuments around the mysterious monument in Wiltshire. And one archaeologist thinks they could provide evidence that the stone...

The Mysterious Real Zombies of Haiti

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Author: Mysterious Universe

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Bloodthirsty fictional zombies have become very popular in recent times, inhabiting everything from books, to TV shows, to movies, delighting and scaring many horror aficionados. Yet many people may not realize that in some cultures, zombies are considered to be very real. In these societies, zombies are not the stuff...

Oldest Medical Report of Near-Death Experience Discovered

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Author: Bahar Gholipour

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Reports of people having "near-death" experiences go back to antiquity, but the oldest medical description of the phenomenon may come from a French physician around 1740, a researcher has found. The report was written by Pierre-Jean du Monchaux, a military physician from northern France, who described a case of near-death...

Nostradamus and Chinese Prophets Had Similar Predictions

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Author: Tracy Xu

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The prophecies Nostradamus made in the 16th century have drawn much attention and interest in the Western world. Many in the West may be unfamiliar, however, with the famed Chinese book of prophecy, “Tui Bei Tu” (推背图). Some of the predictions in “Tui Bei Tu” match almost perfectly with those...

A Look at Apocalypse Prophecies of Isaac Newton and Jesus

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You decide. Isaac Newton took an interest in biblical prophecies, looking for patterns and...

Doppelgangers and the Mythology of Spirit Doubles

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Author: Ancient Origins

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The mythology of spirit doubles can be traced back thousands of years and was present in many cultures of the past, holding a prominent place in ancient legends, stories, artworks, and in books by various authors. Perhaps the most well-known reference to spirit doubles or ‘alter egos’ is the doppelgänger,...