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The Effect: Where Science Meets Spirituality

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Parallel worlds time-travel life-after-death. The Effect cuts through the whole caboodle with a razor-sharp edge, ripping up distinctions between science and the spiritual with page-turning clarity. If you thought mysticism was only for the devout or gullible, or found physics unfathomable, buckle up your seat belt and hold tight. Linda Hoy s journey careers through ...more
Paperback, 271 pages
Published September 16th 2012 by Zero Books
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Julie G
Nov 12, 2012 Julie G rated it it was amazing
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The tagline / subtitle for this book is what captured my attention and my curiosity: Where Science Meets Spirituality. Could there be such a thing?

A self-described "fundamentalist, evangelical born-again atheist", Linda Hoy begins to have experiences far outside her belief system. Being a curious sort, she goes looking for answers. But, there simply aren't any sources that answer all of her questions.

And thus we have The Effect, a compilation of her experiences, in-depth research, and some amazi
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Jon Velstadt
Sep 24, 2012 Jon Velstadt rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy of this book, and enjoyed it immensely.

The Effect is a rare treasure – a book that addresses the great questions of life, but does it in funny, readable and positive style. She doesn’t offer concrete proof of life after death, but the author provides what was, to me at least, convincing evidence that we have been here before – and will be here again.

At the heart of this book is the theory that we actually live many lives. Phenomena such as strange c
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Colleen
Sep 26, 2012 Colleen rated it it was amazing
Science and the spiritual world have a correlation.

The Effect is basically the story of how the author went from being a total skeptic about all things spiritual to someone who believes that death is not the end. It does not sound like much when expressed like that, but the interesting part is that the author uses science to validate her theories. There is no mysticism here. She offers us real evidence for why we dream, why we feel déjà vu, why some of us have vivid near death experiences, basi
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I think I need to read this again, I must have liked it, but don't remember all the details about it.
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