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Gifts of Unknown Things

Lyall Watson began writing his first book, Omnivore during the early thigs while under the supervision of Desmond Morris, and wrote more than 20 others.

The key and power of the book, in my opinion, is that it is written by a scientist. There was a problem adding your email address.

Discover the extraordinary island of Nus Tarian, in Indonesia, where everyday reality contains terrifying, un,nown, and miraculous phenomena. Anyone interested in Magic, Anthropology, Indigenous Religion. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Apr 17, Dylan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Home Reminds me of: Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! While the narrator tries to convince you of the holographic nature of the universe and its relationship to Atlantis and poltergeists? An early inspiration in my own work. To view it, thinvs here.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. More books from this author: This site uses cookies. A few decreasingly absorbed and increasingly sceptical reads Where it went: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Thus, we are all connected. Aug 10, Mel rated it it was amazing. Can we become liberated by alternative tthings When you start reading something as non-fiction, and approach something that might be outside the realm of widely acceptable truth, it is easier for the reader to accept those occupancies as happenings of nonfiction when they are small at first.

But only the dance lives at once in both space and time. May 04, Megan rated it it was amazing. Lyall Watson was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, watsn, ethologist, and author of many new age books, among the most popular of which is the best seller Supernature. This child, in her innocence, was doing the proper thing.

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Reading the book raised many profound questions, chief of which, for me, might be: But this book is too engaging to have the same treatment. Books by Lyall Watson. A feeling, that no matter what, we are all particles of one universe.


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As in, they associate colors with sounds, like a form of synesthesia. Much of the science was completely over my head. Dr Watson fascination of one peculiar young dancer of the island, named Tia —btw, I love her name – captivated him to see the beauty of inner-relationship between human and nature.

Nov 26, Adam rated it really liked it. Thought provoking and somehow selfishly gratifying. Add to Cart Add to Cart.

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Ashley Beldon rated it really liked it Sep 04, There were a couple of slowish parts but it is mostly a nice combination of anthropological, biological, and paranormal observations and experiences.

Mar 13, Roger added it Shelves: This book discusses a number of unusual phenomena which evade the proof of scientific method. In the late s he presented Channel 4’s coverage of sumo tournaments.

Nov 05, Pilar rated it liked it.