New Science/Consciousness

The Outsider in the Twenty-First Century

From New Dawn 189 (Nov-Dec 2021) In his debut book, The Outsider, the twenty-four-year-old British existentialist Colin Wilson (1931–2013) made his first attempt at analysing a character he felt was peculiar to our age, or at least to that of […]

Technology/Mind Control

Making Social Media Work for You

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 1 (Feb 2022) You are the product. Your personal data are sold to brokers and advertisers against your informed consent to profit the uber-rich, like Facebook’s (now “Meta”) co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg.1 But […]

Silent Weapons for the Secret War on You

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 2 (June 2022) The world of non-lethal weaponry has opened the door to technologies that allow the control of one’s mind, thoughts, actions, and behaviours via the use of pulsed high-frequency microwave […]


Primal Vision & ‘Active Seeing’

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 9 No 3 (June 2015) It is almost impossible for modern man to understand how he can be ‘blind’. We see what is in front of our noses, and we could not see more […]

Steiner & the Blood Demons

From New Dawn 191 (Mar-Apr 2022) Is the human race under spiritual attack? And did the esoteric philosopher and clairvoyant Rudolf Steiner warn about it over a century ago when he said a ‘vaccine’ would be the delivery system for […]

Haunted by Hungry Ghosts: The Joe Fisher Story

From New Dawn Special Issue No 5 (Winter 2008) Of those of us who do take mediumship and channelling seriously, and believe wholeheartedly in the existence of discarnate entities, very few of us are willing to concede that such beings […]

UFOs/Unexplained Phenomena

Exploring the Shamanism–Alien Abduction Connection – Part 2

From New Dawn 189 (Nov-Dec 2021) A comparison of the two types of experiences – shamanic and alien abduction – is revealing. Folklorist Dr T.E. Bullard lists the following elements of UFO abduction narratives:  • capture • examination (which includes tales of […]

Aliens: Extra-Terrestrial or Trans-Dimensional?

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 12 No 2 (April 2018) Are aliens extra-terrestrial? Ufologists, contactees and abductees presume that they are. This presumption is based on the theory that alien-astronauts visited the Earth in ancient times to establish off-world […]

Exploring the Shamanism–Alien Abduction Connection – Part 1

From New Dawn 188 (Sept-Oct 2021) Baldwin Spencer and Frank Gillen, in their book, The Northern Tribes of Central Australia (1904), provided a classic account of an extraordinary tradition. An Aborigine, Kurkutji, was set upon by two spirits, Mundadji and […]

Ancient Mysteries

The Astonishing Achievements of our Ancient Ancestors

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 14 No 3 (June 2020) Like other New Dawn readers, I had heard something about Roman road-builders, Mayan mathematicians and Babylonian astronomers. But I was subsequently surprised to discover that these and other peoples […]

Secret Wisdom

The Metaphysical Vision of James Cowan

From New Dawn 197 (Mar-Apr 2023) The world is a silent poem waiting for my mind to render up its promise.– James Cowan . The author, poet, and traveller James Cowan was in pursuit of the metaphysical vision for most […]

The Cathars: A Modern Day Rebirth?

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 5 (Oct 2022) France, the ancient land of Gaul, holds an unparalleled place in the history of the development and spread of mystical, esoteric, and occult teachings in the West. Southern France […]

Joséphin Péladan: How to Become a Mage

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 5 (Oct 2022) We do not believe in progress or in salvation. For the Latin race, which goes to its death, we prepare a final splendour, to dazzle and gentle the barbarians […]

Behind the News

The New Silk Roads: The Quiet Revolution

From New Dawn 155 (Mar-Apr 2016) The late Australian geopolitical analyst James O’Neill wrote this article for New Dawn 155, published in 2016. As you will read, James accurately analysed and foretold the events that are unfolding today. In 1904 […]

Major Geopolitical Changes Now Underway

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 4 (Aug 2022) The following was one of the final pieces written by the late Australian geopolitical analyst James O’Neill. For several years, James had been writing on these matters for New […]

Secret History

Russia Through the Looking Glass

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 16 No 5 (Oct 2022) Russia gets into your blood. It got into mine when I studied Russian at the United Nations Language School in New York in the 1980s and 90s while working […]

The Tell-Tale Sign of the All-Seeing Eye

From New Dawn Special Issue 18 (Dec 2011) The symbol of the All Seeing Eye appears regularly among writings by conspiracy theorists. It is alleged the reverse of the Great Seal of the USA is a Masonic symbol and proves […]


Allan Kardec and the Way of the Spirit

From New Dawn Special Issue No 5 (Winter 2008) In Allan Kardec’s The Spirits’ Book, which is considered by many to be the bible of Spiritism, the characteristics of “impure spirits” are listed. They are “inclined to evil,” it says, […]

Life, Death & Gnosis: The Gnostics on the Afterlife

From New Dawn 109 (Jul-Aug 2008) The possibilities for life after death come down to a mere three:1. There is no life after death. Death is the total extinction of consciousness. 2. Life after death continues on earth (through reincarnation). […]

Will I Survive? A Look at the Afterlife

From New Dawn Special Issue Vol 11 No 6 (Dec 2017) What happens when we die? Human beings have asked this question probably more than any other, with “Does God exist?” and “What is the meaning of life?” coming in […]


Secrets of Natural Antibiotics & Antivirals

From New Dawn 184 (Jan-Feb 2021) For much of human history, the true cause of infectious diseases remained a mystery. In the absence of treatment, many patients succumbed to their illnesses. It was not until the nineteenth century that evidence […]

Getting Serious with Spiritual Practices in an Age of Crisis

From New Dawn 181 (Jul-Aug 2020) Over the years, I have used a variety of contemplative practices in combination to achieve specific spiritual outcomes. These practices eventually became ritualised into cyclical patterns in which the stage was set for some […]