UFOs and the Occult Connection

Many UFO sightings can be easily dismissed as mistakenly identified planets, rocket launchings, weather balloons, and various atmospheric phenomena. Sometimes, however, sightings cannot be so easily explained. Indeed, the Air Force’s Project Blue Book could not provide a rationale for 700 out of 12,600 cases of sightings between 1947 and 1969, when the project was…

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UFOs and Hard Evidence

UFOs are reported to appear seemingly out of nowhere, travel at phenomenal speeds across the sky, turn at impossible angles, and disappear without a trace. Given this, UFOs are scientifically very hard to explain. One researcher commented that “it is literally impossible to understand them within the space-time framework we use to interpret ordinary events.”[1]…

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UFOs and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets – Part 1

The question as to whether there is extraterrestrial life in the universe has been debated from the beginning of recorded history. There are even records from the fifth century before Christ indicating man’s interest in the subject.[1] Democritus (460-370 BC), Epicurus (341-270 BC), and Lucretius (98-54 BC), for example, believed there were other worlds inhabited…

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UFOs and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets – Part 2

SETI: The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence SETI stands for “Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence.” This organization seeks to detect evidence of technological civilizations that may exist on planets orbiting other stars. Potentially, it is suggested, there are billions of locations outside our solar system that may contain life. It is SETI’s purpose to find some of…

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Psychics and Mediums—Part 3: Perceiving and Contacting “Ghosts”

In Part 1 of this series, I gave a brief summary of the occult, the paranormal, divination, psychics, trance states, and mediums. In Part 2, I discussed spiritism, channeling, and so-called spirit guides. In this final and concluding article in the series, I will briefly discuss séances, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, psychometry, crystal balls, automatic handwriting,…

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Psychics and Mediums—Part 1: Understanding the Occult, the Paranormal, and Psychic-Mediums

The field of occultism is filled with intriguing and mysterious terms such as precognition, paranormal, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, psychometry, and telekinesis. In what follows, I will delve into these enigmatic concepts to help readers better understand ghosts and psychic phenomena.  The Occult The term occult comes from the Latin word occultus, which literally means “hidden,”…

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Should We Be Concerned about Witchcraft?

In my research on Wicca among today’s teenagers, I (Dillon) came across the following article from FamilyEducation.com that reveals the attitude of a teenager involved in Wicca: “I’m very proud of what I am,” says 21-year-old Angelique T. She identifies herself as a witch and practices Wicca, a naturalistic pagan religion that dates back to…

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The Occult Potential and Spiritual Dangers of Martial Arts – Part 1

By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©2012 In this article we will examine three concerns with martial arts: 1) the occult origin of some of the martial arts; 2) the spiritistic potential of the traditional dojo; 3) the ability of martial arts practice to develop psychic powers by “generation” and manipulation of psychic energy (ki, chi, etc.).…

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Who Are the Channelers

Contents 1 Who Are the Channelers 2 NOTES Who Are the Channelers Who are the channelers? Channelers come from all walks of life. They include clerks and scholars, artists and businessmen, truck drivers and PhDs, scientists and grade school dropouts, business executives and housewives. They come from all races, nationalities, cultures, and creeds. Some are atheists (initially);…

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